Over Horizon

a game by Virgin
Genre: Strategy/War
Platform: NESNES
Editor Rating: 9/10, based on 3 reviews
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Over Horizon
Over Horizon
Over Horizon
Over Horizon

Published and developed by Hot B Co Ltd, this side-scrolling shooter video game was released in 1991.

The player's task is to guide a spaceship throughout a range of levels, destroying numerous enemies. You can fire using the weapons on the ship in tow directions. Sometimes a defeated enemy drops power-ups thus equipping the ship with weapons of different kinds and up to two options. The additional to the standard weapons are such ones as: Laser, homing missiles and bombs.

There is also the "Edit Mode" in the game that represents an unusual feature: players can decide the options positions, and the weapons' properties as well. For example, it is possible for a player to have the laser behave like homing missiles or the homing missiles like bombs.

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NES

System requirements:

  • PC compatible
  • Operating systems: Windows 10/Windows 8/Windows 7/2000/Vista/WinXP
  • P-200, 32 MB RAM

Game Reviews

Earth is once again in the grip of an intergalactic empire bent on conquering the planet. Many powerships are at your disposal to blast away the empire once and for all.

Blasting its way onto Nintendo screens across Japan, comes Hot-B's sizzling new shooter, Over Horizon. Combining better-than-average graphics and sound support with an incredible array of weaponry and play technique, Over Horizon hits its mark with play mechanics that, while not original, do offer a nice twist to an old theme. In addition to powerful Bosses and some cool challenges, Over Horizon also wins an award as one of the few shooters with a built-in edit mode that allows you to tailor your weapons to your own specifications. Over Horizon is a super game with plenty of potential.

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