Reviews and Problems with Robotech the Macross Saga
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Ironman "Ironman", amazon.co.uk
28 September 2012
Summary: Robotech: The Macross Saga (GBA) One man's pleasure another man's frustration. Many people have missed out on this great game. It's no where near as hard as some believe and it has a lot more replay value than many have thought. If you know the Macross / Robotech tv cartoon then you'll see how faithful this game is in graphics, music and characters. You don't need to transform your Veritech so often to play but it's a cool feature nevertheless.
Excerpt: "...the entire eighty five episode Robotech series got released on DVD and to coincide with this a number of video games got produced based on the classic show which saw the human race battle alien invaders called the Zendrati. A couple of games came out on the Playstation 2 and Xbox, but the one I am covering today is Robotech: The Macross Saga on the Gameboy Advance. Well I suppose you already knew that as you already clicked on the link to get to this ...
Pros: Five playable characters (six more to unlock), features music from the show
Cons: The destroid levels aren't very good, battleloid form is virtually useless
Summary: Fans of the show will recognise the music, mecha, locations and characters in this game. Basically it is an uptodate version of the old classic R Types, a side scrolling shoot 'em up with a spaceship. The game consists of ten levels, two of them with a twist as you get to pilot a destroid on land and the added ability in the flying missions to convert from the veritech into guardian and battloid modes which changes the speed/handling so you too can feel just like your...
Summary: Robotech: The Macross Saga is a shoot em up based on an eighties cartoon series. The series which was popular in the USA was made up of three separate Japanese shows and this game is based on the first part of the Robotech epic. The player will pilot a number of mecha over ten missions based on various episodes of the show which see humans battling against an alien force known as the Zentraedi.