If you had a TurboGrafx-16 and liked shoot ’em ups you probably remember the name Star Solider. Super Star Soldier and later Soldier Blade were some of the best shooters for Hudson’s console. Fast forward to 2008 and Star Solider remerged with Star Soldier R, a WiiWare game with a two minute and five minute score attack modes.
Then Hudson got completely absorbed by Konami and most of Hudson’s projects including the completed Bonk: Brink of Extinction were put on ice. But, there is a new Star Soldier game… thanks to GREE. Star Soldier for GREE is a port of the 1986 console game redesigned for mobile phones.
The game has a vertical layout and an option to turn auto fire on or off. Star Ocean for GREE also has the two and five minute score attack modes, Caravan mode, achievements, and additional ships to pilot.
You can get Star Soldier for GREE on iTunes as a free download.