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Star Soldier: Vanishing Earth

Star Soldier: Vanishing Earth (N64) game cover art
Platform: Nintendo 64
Tags: Shooter, Scrolling
Developer: Hudson Soft

Publisher
Region
Released
NA
12/??/1998
JP
07/10/1998

Staff Reviews

Star Soldier: Vanishing Earth review

Reviewed October 30, 2003

Marc Golding says: "This game’s existence will surprise many people, on many levels. One, it’s an N64 shooter available in North America. When I informed a handful of fellow gamers that I was engaged in shoot-em-up action for the big N’s ill-supported console, they exclaimed, “A shooter for the N64?” almost in unison, unable to hide their incredulity. Secondly, once that shock had subsided, another filled the air. Because what many don't realize is that the game is the final installment of a series that spans four systems and over ten years. "
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Reader Reviews

Star Soldier: Vanishing Earth review

Reviewed January 18, 2008

dagoss says: "The fifth level of this game has an almost Derridian, self-reflexivity to it: the screen goes black, you see the words "Level 5" in bold white text, and a deep male voice announces the stage's subtitle, "Terrible". Vanishing Earth is without a doubt the worst shoot 'em up on the N64. It's also the best. In fact, it is the only shoot 'em up on the N64. Unfortunately, it is so generic, so flawed, and so unresponsive that you'll feel like your playing underwater, that it isn't worth your..."
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Tags: Shooter, Scrolling
Release Date: June 26, 1998 (Japan)

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