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  • Publisher: SEGA
  • Genre: Arcade
  • Device: iPhone
  • Size: 6.4 MB
  • Version: 3.0.0
  • Price: Free
  • Average User Rating: 5 (1)
App description: One of the SEGA Genesis / Mega Drive's highest-rated games, Gunstar Heroes is now available on mobile! Play free and rediscover Treasures classic gem!

A forgotten lunar super weapon, a totalitarian empire bent on world domination, and an insane General wholl stop at nothing to bring the planet to its knees only the Gunstar Heroes can stop him. Play as twin brothers Red and Blue, and embark upon one of the most treasured SEGA gems of all time. Arm yourselves with flame-throwers, homing missiles, and lasers to take the fight to the enemys HQ the dreaded orbital fortress, the Ark!

Gunstar Heroes joins the ever-increasing line-up of SEGA Forever, a treasure trove of free SEGA console classics brought back to life on mobile!

FEATURES
- Mix and match four different weapon types for a total of 14 firearm combinations
- Local, cross-platform multiplayer over local Wi-Fi
- Grab and throw your partner at enemies for vital hits that dont take up ammo!
- Seven levels to explore, from an ancient ruin to a vast orbital fortress


MOBILE GAME FEATURES
- PLAY FREE with ad-support or ad-free via In-App Purchase
- SAVE YOUR GAMES save your progress at any point in the game
- LEADERBOARDS compete with the world for high scores
- HAPTIC SUPPORT: get into the game with responsive button presses
- CONTROLLER SUPPORT: MFi compatible controllers

RETRO REVIEWS
"Treasure is a treasure indeed and deserves a big round of applause for this phenomenal effort." [99%] - Skid, Diehard GameFan Vol. 1 Issue #10 (September 1993)
"Gunstar Heroes is a title no self-respecting Mega Drive owner can afford to be without." [94%] - SEGA Magazine #1 (January 1994)
"Prepare yourself for a real white-knuckle ride with Gunstar Heroes because it's that amazing!" [93%] - Paul Davies, Mean Machines SEGA #12 (October 1993)
"It's fast, it's fierce, and it's totally brilliant." [92%] - Steve Keen, Computer & Video Games #142 (September 1993)

GUNSTAR HEROES TRIVIA
- The game went under the working titles of Blade Gunner and Lunatic Gunstar
- This was Treasure's first game of six to hit the Mega Drive / Genesis over a two-year period
- M2, creators of the Game Gear port of Gunstar Heroes, went on to remaster the Mega Drive / Genesis original on 3DS over 20 years after the original release

GUNSTAR HEROES HISTORY
- The game was originally released worldwide in 1993
- Developed by: Treasure
- Main Programmer: Mitsuru Yaida
- Lead Composer: Norio Hanzawa

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Game apps are ad-supported and no in-app purchases are required to progress; ad-free play option available with in-app purchase.

This game may include "Interest Based Ads" (please see http://www.sega.com/mprivacy#3IBADiscolure for more information) and may collect "Precise Location Data" (please see http://www.sega.com/mprivacy#5LocationDataDisclosure for more information)

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psj3809's comments:


Nice to have this old classic back again
12-21-2017, 01:09 AM
#2
Wast this already on the app store years back? Cant be sure, but i could swear ive bought it way back when
12-21-2017, 01:21 AM
#3
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 11,297
Yep it was. Just restore purchases to get rid of the ad’s
12-21-2017, 01:44 AM
#4
Sweeeeet!