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The Guardian Legend

The Guardian Legend (NES) game cover art
Platform: NES
Genre: Shooter
Developer: Compile
AKA: Guardic Gaiden (JP)
Publisher
Region
Released
NA
04/??/1989
EU
02/20/1992
JP
02/05/1988

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Staff Reviews

The Guardian Legend review

Reviewed August 02, 2007

Rob Hamilton says: "Optomon doesn’t initially seem so imposing. This circular, one-eyed mass of vegetation does little but float from one side of the screen to the other while emitting bullets and unpredictable, but slow-moving, lasers. But, while pummeling the monster with everything she has, the Guardian brushes one of those lasers and watches her life bar get decimated. Suddenly, this fight has become a lot more tense as she realizes even the smallest mistake could be her last. And take my word on it — it’s easy to get so focused on dodging lasers that this critter’s weak bullets are what deals the killing blow...."
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Reader Reviews

The Guardian Legend review

Reviewed March 04, 2003

whelkman says: "Before the eight bit powerhouses such as the Nintendo Entertainment System and Sega Master System, console games were limited to a singular form of play. Generally the player would perform a certain number of tasks to complete a stage and then advance to the next level, which was pretty much the same as the previous level but with increased difficulty. Even with enhanced power most game makers chose to expand on the singular concept. Games were still in stages, but the stage boundaries became le..."
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