Like Tyrian, but darker!
Ravage is a vertical shooter, much in the style of Tyrian, however, while that one was styled with a lot of colors, and quite a bit of sunshine, if you will, this one is a much more dark version of that style. It's got a lot of enemies, also a lot of bosses, and, if you manage to stay alive for long (a hard task, considering the number of enemies, the fire they shoot and the amount of attention you are asked for, to keep surviving) you can amass a lot of weaponry and a lot of other defensive mechanisms, to offer you aid in battle. Though possible, without a lot of playing, you'll be replaying the levels again and again, as this is quite a hard game! It's great however, because you'll learn how to best your opponents, learning new techniques and new ideas on the way. It's hard, but not unforgiving. The bosses are also pretty great, mostly because they have intricate (the later ones at least) behaviors, so you're always on the edge when fighting them. So, download it, it's a great mid 90s vertical shooter, and a very addictive one.