Fast Striker

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Fast Striker
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Designer(s)Timm Hellwig
René Hellwig
Platform(s)Neo Geo
ReleaseNeo Geo
Q3, 2010

December 28, 2010
March 27, 2011
  • JP: October 19, 2018
  • NA: October 16, 2018
  • EU: October 17, 2018
PS Vita
October 16, 2018
Genre(s)Shoot 'em up
Mode(s)Single player

Fast Striker is a single-player vertical scrolling shoot 'em up video game for the Neo Geo MVS, Sega Dreamcast, PlayStation 4 and iOS. It is developed by German indie developer NG:DEV.TEAM in 2010.


2D arcade shooting game with emphasis on scoring originally developed for NEO·GEO. The game lets the player choose between 3 game modes with different scoring systems. Novice Mode for beginners, Original Mode for classic Shoot’ em Up players and Maniac for very experienced players. It features six stages of excellent 2D arcade game play with over 40 unique enemy types, super smooth 3D scrolling backgrounds, huge CGI bosses and it features the biggest megabit count ever since the beginning of NEO·GEO games.

Differences from Last Hope[edit]

In an interview with Dreamcast-Scene NG:Dev.Team were asked to compare Fast Striker with their previous shooter Last Hope, Fast Striker was described as a fast-paced reflex action, whereas Last Hope was more bulky, as it required players to memorize the level.[1]


German shooter communities Triggerzone and Daddelking participated in the beta testing of Fast Striker.[2]

Release and reception[edit]



The game comes packaged in Japanese style DVD Dreamcast skin (with the case being black instead of white), two editions are released; a regular edition and a deluxe edition. The deluxe edition has alternate box art and a soundtrack enclosed with the game.[3][4]

On 2 December 2010 Fast Striker went gold with a tentative release date of December 21, 2010, while NGDEVDIRECT (Developer's online store) shipped the games out on 21 December,[5] Retailers such as Play-Asia and Videogamesnewyork had noted delays in receiving their shipments and adjusted their release dates numerous times.

FAST STRIKER for Dreamcast started shipping on December 21, 2010; the game was well received.

Spanish multiplatform game magazine Games Tribune covered Fast Striker in their February 2011 issue (published January 28, 2011), scoring 70%. It was Games Tribune's first review of a Dreamcast game ever.[6] A preview article had already been published in their December 2010 issue.[7]

PS Vita[edit]

Eastasiasoft released a limited edition port of Fast Striker for PS Vita in English and Chinese. It was released in a special cardboard box with embossed art on the front.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-12-20. Retrieved 2014-02-26.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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  6. ^ "Games Tribune #24, Febrero 2011". 2011-01-28. Retrieved 2011-08-13.
  7. ^ "Games Tribune #22, Diciembre 2010". 2010-11-28. Retrieved 2011-08-13.
  • [1] "Fast Striker is the new Last Dreamcast Game Ever"
  • [2] "Fast Striker: New Neo Geo MVS Shoot'Em Up"
  • [3] "Fast Striker 1.5 Storms Dreamcast December 21"

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