User reviews for Zero Wing
5.9 / 10Combined Score
Gets extremely hard later on
Bad trajectory adjustments when moving up or down
If you've heard of this game it's likely because of the famous "All your base are belong to us!" phrase that originated from this game due to Toaplan not being able to afford a decent translator. But in terms of gameplay the game wasn't actually anything that stunning.
It's a side-scrolling shoot 'em up, of which there were many during this time. And like so many of these games, you could have two pods (one above and one below) that would absorb most enemy fire as well as fire in tandem with the main spaceship. There are 3 different weapons you could have and 3 levels for each weapon. The red weapon fires simple bullets, they become more widespread as you increase the levels. The blue weapon is a straight laser beam that, if kills an enemy, will carry on through so long as there's still strength left in the weapon. Upgrading thi...