Lovely shmup motion as Twinkle Star Sprites returns
These pleasant retro-enthusiasts at Hamster have introduced one thing a bit of totally different to the desk for this week’s Arcade Archive re-releases. From the mid-90s, Twinkle Star Sprites is a really vibrant and cute anime shmup that may enchantment to followers of video games similar to Pop ‘n’ Twinbee.
Initially launched in arcades and for the Neo Geo platform in 1996, Twinkle Star Sprites ultimately made its method to a number of residence consoles together with the Sega Saturn, Sega Dreamcast, PC and PS2. It options one or two heroes participating in vertically-scrolling warfare towards a battalion of enemies far too cute to shoot.
That includes an array of various mechanics together with leveling weapons, contextual harm, a chaining combo system and customized bosses (depending on the character chosen by the participant), Twinkle Star Sprites has some further ranges of depth to go together with its pretty pixel graphics and not-so-lovely Neo Geo synth rating. I am additionally fairly positive it culls a few of its voices from King of Fighters ’96. Guess you gotta save that greenback.
If you would like to test it out, then Twinkle Star Sprites is out there now on PS4 in Japan and Xbox One and Nintendo Change worldwide, priced at round $8