This game is awesome, more so if you're old enough to have played the original on genesis or another console. The problem with the mobile version of this game is there are no controllers, you must use your thumb. Problem is, a game like this can only be played with full view of the screen, and your thumb blocks your view of the screen. Impossible to play at a certain point once things get going. Great soundtrack and visuals. Very nostalgic.
98 people found this review helpful
Seems mostly faithful to the arcade original, but there are some issues. The aspect ratio has been changed to 9:16 from the original's 3:4, making everything appear stretched, with no display options to work with. Minus one star for that. Another for having in-game ads but no purchase option to get rid of them. The menu music is far louder than the music and sfx during normal play. Not sure how useful speedups are due to touch controls. As with many mobile shmups, bomb use is difficult.
42 people found this review helpful
A great port of an arcade classic! The slower bullet speed and touch controls make the much more forgiving, even with checkpoints. However, with this speed-ups are useless. The big issue with this game are the enemies that appear from the back of the screen. Notably in stages 2 & 3. This port makes them even harder to deal with with your thumb in the way. Apart from that, this game is fantastic!