Excerpt: Don’t know where I was when this incredible game got released, but I missed out on a good thing. By far the best arcade-type shooter on the PlayStation, Einhänder is a thrill-a-minute killing spree.
Excerpt: Once upon a time, long before Street Fighter and Daytona hit the arcades, variety ruled the gaming scene. It was a time when not every game was either a racer or a fighter, and another genre was strong among its peers: the shooter.
Conclusion: As well as being good looking, fast and very, very slick, Einhander also boasted some of the best electronic music to be found in any videogame of the era, courtesy of Square in-house composer Kenichiro Fukui.