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Axelay Review

GameSpot
4 December 2007
  • Excerpt: When two-dimensional space shooters were in their heyday, almost any game you'd see was similar to the next. A ship flies across a horizontally or vertically autoscrolling background while collecting power-ups, dodging a mess of bullets to avoid one-hit kills, and holding down the "fire" button. Konami tried to do something different with Axelay for the SNES, while at the same time pushing the hardware to its limit.
  • Pros: Impressive usage of 16-bit visual effects, Unique, quality soundtrack, Inventive weapons system and presentation distinguishes Axelay from its peers, Huge, intense boss fights
  • Cons: Collision detection is inconsistent during vertical-scrolling stages, Noticeably shorter than many 2D shooters
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