Star Soldier (video game)

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Star Soldier
Star Soldier
North American NES cover art
Developer(s) Hudson Soft
Bug-Byte
Publisher(s)
Composer(s) Takeaki Kunimoto
Series Star Soldier
Platform(s) Family Computer/NES, MSX, Commodore 64, Game Boy Advance, Virtual Console
Release date(s) Famicom/NES
  • JP June 13, 1986
  • NA January 1989
MSX Commodore 64 Game Boy Advance
  • JP February 14, 2004
Virtual Console
Wii
  • JP July 3, 2007
  • NA July 30, 2007
3DS
  • JP November 14, 2012
  • NA October 24, 2013
  • PAL August 15, 2013
Genre(s) Shoot 'em up
Mode(s) Single-player
Distribution Cartridge

Star Soldier (スターソルジャー Sutā Sorujā?) is a shoot 'em up video game developed and published by Hudson Soft for the Family Computer and the MSX.[1] The player pilots the starship "Caesar", travelling through space stations occupied by powerful supercomputers known as "Starbrains" who threaten the galactic empire. Star Soldier greatly resembles the earlier arcade game Star Force.[2]

Star Soldier has spawned numerous sequels, starting with Super Star Soldier on the PC Engine. It was ported to the Game Boy Advance in 2004 in Japan as part of the Famicom Mini series, and to the Wii's Virtual Console in the Japanese and North American regions in July 2007.

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