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[Tier: Moons]Genesis Gunstar Heroes (USA) in 32:59.0 by Jackic.
Gens movie (.gmv) (date: 2004-07-20)
MKV file via BitTorrent (size: 220.83 MB, length: 37:03)
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- One player in a multiplayer game
- Genre: Platform
- Genre: Shooter

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Gunstar Heroes (1993) is widely considered to be one of the best action games on the Sega Genesis — ironically, being commercially unsuccessful due to poor promotion. It features a variety of melee attacks, as well as 4 basic weapons which you can combine in pairs (making a total of 14 combinations) — all densely packed in a swift and explosion-heavy gameplay spanning over seven uniquely designed stages.

This single-player run by Jackic plays through Normal difficulty. Among other changes, in Normal difficulty, weapons do more damage, and the boss of the second stage has fewer forms. For a two-player run on Expert difficulty, see this movie.


A 220 MB MKV has been provided as an Archive.org download link. The size of this MKV is slightly larger than usual — this is due to an amount of colors and on-screen motion even the best codecs have problems coping with.

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