Ported from the arcade, Ikari Warriors is an overhead gun and run game where you shoot everything that gets in your way while getting from Point A to Point B. Games like this really influenced a lot of third person shooters, like Gears of War for example, with an overhead camera view and the objective to shoot or blow up stuff. Suffice to say, Ikari Warriors on the NES seemed pretty good at face value and during the late-80's or mid-90's, but unfortunately, it aged fairly poorly. Sluggish movement controls with a very limited soundtrack that sounds mediocre at best with some above-average looking graphics... I seriously don't know how this is considered a cult classic. Maybe because of the antagonizingly bullshit pull-out-your-hair difficulty leaving people satisfied when they finally beat this game, or maybe this cult is crazy or... Whatever the case, I just don't feel it. It's an above-average game that hasn't aged that well due to feeling sluggish.