Truxton is a vertical scrolling shooter arcade game developed by Toaplan in 1988 and released on the SEGA Genesis / Mega Drive in 1990.
By picking up items the player can upgrade his/her ship. Picking an S increases the speed (up to four times), picking a B increases the number of bombs, pick up 5 Ps to increase power by 1 degree, up to 4 P remain if the player dies. Pick up 1up or 2up icons to increase the number of lives. Pick up a red icon for a "Power shot", a green icon for a "Sun laser"or a blue icon for the "Tatsujin beam".