In a traditional fashion, the player pilots a spaceship through a variety of locales crawling with enemy squadrons to shoot down, though the story in the Japanese version is different from the American and European ones. Space Megaforce, known in Japan and Europe as Super Aleste (スーパーアレスタ, Sūpāaresuta), is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up video game developed by Compile. Green chips make the weapon level up instantly. In 2020? I shall therefore withhold my vote. Ein Thread zu diesem kleinen Klassiker ist in meinen Augen längst überfallig. Japan. The U.S. one is cool, though, and in close second. Japan by a landslide for me. There's a needlessly long tagline that explains the game quite precisely. Pick your favourite, give it a click, and click on the 'Vote' button: And that's all for this week. I'm starting to wonder if people automatically vote Japan because it looks different from what we're used to or something.... European one has the best colour so it edges out the NA one (though I don't like the squared off orange bit for the company name at the bottom). The names of the levels and their bosses are different. Nintendo Switch Cyber Monday 2020 Best Deals - Console Bu... Soapbox: If The Smash Community Wants To #SaveSmash, It N... DOOM Eternal Switch eShop File Size Revealed. Last week observed three versions of ActRaiser 2 locked in combat. $ SUPER ALESTE SPACE MEGAFORCE Super Nintendo Snes PAL $$$$$ $ VERY RARE. However, Super Aleste also offers a "Short Game", where only a set of small levels are played, with the emphasis on scoring as many points as possible. The rest of the world, it works, but it's nothing special. I traded Super Soccer in for this, back when nobody really knew too much about too many games. Next time on Box Art Brawl, it'll be round #52. If you're not familiar with the story, you'll have no idea what's going on... but it really doesn't matter. I would give it a 9/10 lol. Post subject: Space Megaforce / Super Aleste. Super Nintendo World Will Open February 2021, New Images ... Join 1,068,242 people following Nintendo Life: © 2020 Nlife Media, partner of Gamer Network. There's even a little bit of French on the box to give it an air of sophistication. It's a space shooter, yet the cover shows a wrecked ship and the pilot out of the cockpit. edit: and the ridiculous title also helps. US version makes me want to see the game in action (and is the best "box art" therefore), but the Japanese version has the best art... Hotel Dusk (Korean, Japanese, and US / EU), Ghost Trick, Contact, Resident Evil DS, all on DS, have very interesting different box art. !Space Megaforce is probably one of my favorite games of all time, and I just discovered it about 2 years ago. Super Aleste (スーパーアレスタ? SNES - Super Aleste / Space Megaforce - The #1 source for video game sprites on the internet! The soundtrack is amazing i would spend hours playing the music while floating in space in the demo mode. Europe. ... Super Aleste is one of my all time favourite shmups. @Axlroselm I think Japan always wins because of its vivid art style compared to Europe’s and NA’s basic styling. @AirElephant I respect your opinion mate! Japanese one is nice and kinda moody but there's just something I've always loved about the NA one. Poll: Box Art Brawl #51 – Super Aleste / Space Megaforce. Not sure how anyone could pick the EU one, far too busy and a wall of text on a cover is never a good look. [2], In 1997 Electronic Gaming Monthly ranked it the 46th best console video game of all time, citing its ingenuous power-ups and usage of the Super NES's graphical features to present differing level styles. The intro movie and attract mode for Super Aleste on the Super Nintendo. Posted: Sun Jul 24, 2005 4:22 pm . This thread is archived. GAME. The other two seem more generic IMO. Do this a total of five times. .2. There’s way too much text even if I only look at one language; it completely overwhelms the imagery. 15 July 2020. in Gaming. In fact the lightning of the piece is amazing, the detail of the sun behind how it reflects on the surface of the ship is pretty well done as well as the textures and the brushstrokes on the jungle below. The player's ship cannot be directly harmed by on-screen objects, but will be crushed if caught between an edge of the screen and an object scrolling towards that edge. The blending doesn’t work in some parts i agree. The enemy movements are fast. The ending is twice as long and reveals the mystery behind the enemy invasion. I just like that cool looking sliced up white ball thing on the Japanese cover. Congratulations and commiserations as appropriate. C $106.00; or Best Offer; Free Shipping; From Spain; Super Aleste (Super Nintendo SNES) Genuine PAL Complete CIB, aka Space Megaforce. 1992: Super Aleste / Space Megaforce ; 1992: Robo Aleste / Dennin Aleste (Sega Mega-CD) 1993: Power Strike II / GG Aleste II (Game Gear) 1993: Power Strike II (Master System) Ein weiteres Spiel, das oft in Zusammenhang mit der Aleste-Reihe genannt wird, ist Blazing Lazers / Gunhed . I do prefer the darker colors on the European box art compared to North America. Super Aleste als Pal oder Japanische Version oder auch Space Megaforce als US Version. At the time of writing, though, there is a clear winner with only the slimmest of margins - the slimmest possible, in fact. @Eel i agree! Poll: Box Art Brawl: Duel #69 - The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild, Feature: Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games, News Japan's Mario Kart Arcades Are Being Updated To Add Infinite Green Shell Mode And Wario, News For Only The Third Month In Two Years, Switch Wasn't The UK's Best-Selling Console, News Dead Cells Unveils Second Major DLC Expansion ‘Fatal Falls’, News DOOM Eternal Switch FAQ Addresses Gyro Controls, Multiplayer, DLC And More. The music, speed, colour scheme and anouncer's voice makes it a must play. If the weapon is already at level 0 upon getting hit, the player dies. Space Megaforce, known in Japan and Europe as Super Aleste (スーパーアレスタ, Sūpāaresuta), is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up video game developed by Compile.It was published by Toho in 1992 for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System as part of the Aleste series. When the ship is hit, the weapon loses four levels of power (but it cannot go below 0). In 12 abwechslungreichen Leveln kämpfen wir uns durch die Gegnermassen. SHARES. Welcome to Box Art Brawl, our weekly contest that pits three box art variants from around the world against each other in a fight for your vote. I like both japanese and american. It's a cool-word word salad! Random: The NSO Icon On The Switch Home Menu Is Driving S... Where To Buy Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros. Sega Just Showed Off A Prototype Handheld For The First T... Random: March 31st 2021 Is Becoming An Increasingly Depre... Nintendo Switch System Update 11.0.0 Is Now Live. The actual name itself couldn't be more generic, yet there's something pleasing in its banal fusion of cool word + cool word + cool word = very cool words. The story differs slightly depending on which version is played, though the opening premise is always the same. Japan is the coolest, but it looks like the ship's wrecked and you'll be exploring a jungle planet. by ACTU24H. 3. And no this isn’t my favorite box art, but compared to the other dare I say “mediocre” ones it’s really good. NA. Space Megaforce (aka Super Aleste) is a very unique vertical shooting experience for the master of unique vertical shooting experiences, Compile (RIP). I. When the opening music starts playing, press Reset. Besides, it's original release is in Japan, not North America. I love the Japanese one, it’s really cool and pretty-looking. Super Aleste ist eines der besonders guten Shmups auf dem Super Nintendo. I actually want to know what's happening. When the European and NA box art are similar, EU often wins out with me because of the added splash of color that the background/border has as opposed to US's standard black. But sometimes, the simpler ones work better than the crowded ones. THIS. Japan's box is great; getting a fun Akira vibe through it. July 12, 2020. We provide the latest gaming news, gaming reviews, and trailers for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC. ADVERTISEMENT. Last week observed three versions of ActRaiser 2 locked in combat. Doesn't really sell the game for what it is AT ALL ;-D. Japan is the best artwork, but Europe is the one I grew up with and love. What more could you possibly want? While the coloring on the US version is much better... why the silly name change? Below that is an intriguing image of the titular craft hanging by green tendrils above the jungle. . After much destruction, the sphere hovers over the jungles of South America, drawing lines into the ground similar to the Nazca Line drawings as it expands itself and draws energy from the jungle foliage. And Minish Cap, although I'm sure Japan will win that one with over 90% of the votes. What the hell is it? They're all pretty awful, but the North American one looks the least bad. share. The image of the pilot in the open cockpit against the bright sphere in the background grabs your attention and makes you want to know more. Hold on there, you need to login to post a comment... Sega Just Showed Off A Prototype Handheld For The First Time Ever, Video: 21 Nintendo 64 Games Everyone Should Play. Full no-death/no miss run of Space Megaforce (aka Super Aleste, スーパーアレスタ ) on Wild mode (hardest/lunatic difficulty), my final score was 5,433,680 points. Rein von den Fakten her ist Super Aleste ein stinknormaler Shooter (vertikal scrollend). [4], Learn how and when to remove this template message, Intro, ending and music of the Japanese version, https://www.mangaupdates.com/series.html?id=96156, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Space_Megaforce&oldid=959825084, Super Nintendo Entertainment System games, Super Nintendo Entertainment System-only games, Articles needing additional references from June 2016, All articles needing additional references, Articles using Infobox video game using locally defined parameters, Articles using Wikidata infoboxes with locally defined images, Articles containing Japanese-language text, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Going with the EU, because Super Aleste is the correct name. Equipped with its own defense system, The Sphere destroys all attacks made on it by Earth's military. Again, very '80s, very cool. level 2. Thi's role in the game is to fly with Raz into the sphere, weaken its defenses and properly wrest the sphere's power source. It was published by Toho in 1992 for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System as part of the Aleste series. Space Megaforce is another game in the massive vertical scrolling shoot 'em up genre. Welcome to Box Art Brawl, our weekly contest that pits three box art variants from around the world against each other in a fight for your vote. VIEWS. Space Megaforce is another game in the massive vertical scrolling shoot 'em up genre. Well, the game is also known as Super Aleste in the PAL regions; It's only Space Megaforce in the NA NTSC region. I'm not fond of the Japan art because it doesn't seem to have much to do with the game. I don't like any of them. It looks cool! 2. The Super Famicom cover kicks things off in style with a rich yellow strip at the top acting as the background to a beautifully shiny and embossed logo that couldn't be more late-'80s/early-'90s if it tried. All Abylight Studios Switch Games Are Now 50% Off For Bla... Guide: Pokémon Sword And Shield - All Ash’s Pikachu Codes. !!! There are eight types of weapons to use, and each can be powered up by collecting chips (small egg-shaped items). However, it is possible to convert lives into Special Lives with a certain power-up; these allow the player to come back at the exact place they were killed, losing no progress. It looks like it's a shooter. The Japanese version is a bit more complicated than that. In the year 2048, a large mechanical sphere falls from space and starts attacking major cities around the world. But it's the first time I see a space ship stranded in a jungle. For Space Megaforce on the Super Nintendo, GameFAQs has 2 cheat codes and secrets, 10 reviews, 3 critic reviews, and 31 user screenshots. This game was released as Super Aleste in Japan. @sdelfin "If it was a Metroid-style game where you crash landed on an alien world and had to find a way off the planet, then the cover might work better in concept.". Picking up chips causes the player's current weapon to level-up, to a maximum of six. 0. Feels like it’s been a while since I could say that. The NA region takes it for me. The NA one is a mess. Welcome to Box Art Brawl, our weekly contest that pits three box art variants from around the world against each other in a fight for your vote. The player's health is tied to the level of their weapon. Next, at the same point in the game, hold L + R + Start and press Selectto reset the game a total of eight more times. 80s fighter jet porn is the best kind of porn. Three covers, one vote. @Franklin thank you for your sacrifice! The biggest change is the different title and logo for the NA release. But I prefer the other two, with the transfixed eye in a a cyborg-style background bShame that the NA and EU covers will split the vote, because they’re so similar. Lascia un commento / Nintendo. We'll see you then. Das Spiel erschien 1992 in allen 3 Regionen. But for me, the art style just really pops. In terms of style and demeanor, it didn’t really follow the template of what an amazing shooter was supposed to be, and therefore, is not appreciated by the everybody. 0. No comparison whatsoever. With a name like that, how could we resist? Poll: Box Art Brawl #51 – Super Aleste / Space Megaforce. Super Aleste (スーパーアレスタ), known in North America as Space Megaforce, is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up video game developed by Compile.It was published by Toho in 1992 for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System as part of the Aleste series. This week we're sticking once again with the SNES (hey, it's a great console!) The plot varies by region. Japan has a lot of detail going for it so I chose that one. More information is revealed upon beating the game on the harder, very hard, and then the hardest difficulty levels. Europe’s, on the other hand... North America for me this week. We can like what we like, and others can feel differently about what they like - it's not a zero sum game. Though I remember for how broken it was it one of the first emulators I used when I had a PC fast enough to run them with sound "Spaaaaaaace MegaFORRRRRRCE!". LOVE. the EU never liked the thick black borders, @AirElephant I don't see anything wrong with the perspective or the color blending. I'm not sure why folks like the Japanese art so much. Hosted by 44 Bytes. Full no-death/no miss run of Space Megaforce (aka Super Aleste, スーパーアレスタ ) on Wild mode (hardest/lunatic difficulty), my final score was 5,433,680 points. save. Being passionate about art is great, folks, but I don't think it's necessary to snipe one another. Ergo, Super Aleste is both the original name of the game and the name it's recognised by in most regions, so the title of this article really ought to reflect this. report. At least the artist was smart enough to hide the pilot's hands and feet, notoriously difficult to draw properly, because they probably couldn't. The EU and NA covers look like gaudy promotional pieces. The North American version is your typical shmup Excuse Plot: a Featureless Protagonist is sent to stop an alien threat and destroy its homeworld. and taking a look at Compile's 1992 vertical scrolling shmup Super Aleste, or Space Megaforce as it's known in North America. The plot varies by region. The Japanese one is great, with the jungle creepers giving off Predator vibes. Your shots and the enemies' shots are fast. Though I like the yellow box work on the European one also. It reminds me of a crash landing from an aerial plane stranded in the jungle. Japanese one looks nice but doesn't make enough sense. After resetting the game exactly 13 times in all, at the title screen, hold Select with the cursor on Options and press Start. Also the version I owned back in the day. Always worst thing about this game the box art, game itself was quality, add was the soundtrack. This means the weapon must be at level 5 or 6 for the ship to survive two hits. Taking the role of a lone starfighter pilot, you are tasked with destroying an evil alien armada in standard 2D shooter fashion. The Japanese cover is interesting conceptually, but it doesn't represent the game properly, to me. There are two types of chips to find; Orange chips contribute to a level-up, but at higher levels, more chips are required to reach the next level. Wir müssen die Aliens aufhalten. Last week observed three versions of ActRaiser 2 locked in combat.