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Action (Action/Adventure, 2D Platformer)


Jump back in the cockpit of S.O.P.H.I.A. for a guns-blazing return to the underground caverns of "Blaster Master." Now the earth is being threatened by a polymorphic virus that transforms whatever it infects into carnivorous monstrosities. It's up to the world's foremost virologist, Alex, to eradicate the virus and save the day.

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05/27/2011 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

Bullet Hell in Disguise

The original “Blaster Master” for the NES has always been a bit of an enigma for me. On one hand, I like the fact that it mixed vehicular side-scrolling with personal top-down perspectives for two kinds of gameplay in one package. I also liked the “Metroid”-style interconnected overworld. On the other hand, what I did NOT like was the unforgiving difficulty, extremely limited continues, and long play-time. It was like Sunsoft was specifically making a game that I would want to play, but making it impossible to complete. After playing with a couple of mediocre sequels, I was pleased to see a gameplay video of “Blaster Master: Overdrive” (“BMO”) that showed true-to form gameplay stylings with 32-bit 2D graphics. After more than a decade of gameplay developments to cut-down o...

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03/27/2011 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

The Classic Reborn in a Great Way

If you loved Blaster Master on the NES but couldn't stand how hard it was, this is the game for you. This is very similar to the original version, but one great thing this one has is save points! Also, It's not quite as hard, especially the bosses which makes things easier. The addition of a map like Super Metroid and Symphony of the Night lets you go through the world in your vehicle much easier, too. I enjoyed this game quite a bit, and you can't beat the price.

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