it wasn't the Earth running out of oil, or some war over water,
that caused modern civilization to crumble.
COMPROMISE CALLED PEACE
is your ship. Even though its development suffered a permanent
freeze, apparently the government didn't destroy any existing
The stages are named (which was done in G-Darius again).
Fairly early in the stage, this sod hides under the aircraft carrier
and lobs missiles at you.
surfaces from a pile of junk and is quite a pushover. Witness the
Newalone beam duelling (guess who won).
fairly dizzying 3-D effects as you lock on to enemy targets and fire
Macross/Bangaioh-style missiles at them.
FOR THE MOON (and reach for the secret too soon)
oon, you crazy diamond (guitar riff)...midway through the stage, these
ocean sunfishes (Mola mola) fire a few minor Newalone beams at
boss hatches out of a moon-shaped egg. Quite an interesting fellow,
really. This is a cool attack: he launches these little spheres which
serve to reflect a beam he fires towards you; in the meantime, the
little worm (who looks suspiciously like Driosawm from Darius II)
picks up Newalone.
of Gerald O'Neill's artificial planets (a real Taito motif) in the
background before you run into a junk heap in space. Things get quite
busy quite fast.
scarab beetle bugger rolls a bullet- (and beam-) firing ball of junk up
and down the pile of junk, and soon the big guy here helps too.
very nice graphics. This bonus stage is much tougher than the first one.