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8-Bit Infantry Wars Part III: Rush’n Attack | Metal Arcade

Metal Arcade: Stan Stepanic writes:

So I was trudging through Ikari Warriors for the NES, thinking it was next in my 8-Bit Infantry Wars quest, but thankfully I was wrong. Why? Because a glitch 3/4 of the way through level two trapped me and I about destroyed my entire collection of games in true rage quit fashion. I just couldn’t do it, I couldn’t handle it, but luckily I didn’t have to. At least not yet. In terms of our timeline for US releases, our next infantry game in the 8-Bit era would be Rush’n Attack for the NES, an interesting title that’s almost more platformer than run-and-gun, but it has most of the elements I’d say are required. You’re part of some unstated special forces, you have a gun, and you do run, a lot. Like, it’s almost all you do. Sadly this one is overlooked by most NES fans, who generally go straight to Contra and never look back. Can’t blame them, great game. But hey, this one’s from the same company (Konami), and you get to kill everything, ba...

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