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Strider (XSX) game cover art
Platform: Genesis
Tags: Action, Platformer
Developers: Capcom, SEGA
More Platforms: NES, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Sega Master System, Turbografx-CD, Xbox 360, Xbox One
AKA: Strider Hiryu (JP)

Staff Reviews

Strider review

Reviewed December 21, 2003

Marc Golding says: "Much of the game’s hype was due to the fact that it was the first 8 meg cartridge ever. Certainly it was not just a case of Sega and Capcom pounding their chests with no real reasoning behind the extra space; upon comparison with other platform games of its time, the 8 meg 'monster' that was Strider clearly drew upon the added power do something unprecedented. It didn't compromise. It represented an arcade translation where the programmers didn't have to say ''Ok, what do we take out first?'' "
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Reader Reviews

Strider review

Reviewed February 18, 2007

disco says: "As darkness falls across the land, a figure moves through the shadows. This mysterious person is armed with his trusty katana, a seemingly endless supply of shurikens, and the combat prowess of a hardened warrior. His purpose is simple: stealthily kill the target and escape unnoticed. As the nameless man creeps up through the gloomy night, his prey doesn’t even realize the danger looming ever so closer. It doesn’t really matter, anyway; the target will be dead in mere seconds once the veiled kil..."
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