Gleylancer Gets 30th Anniversary Physical Release in Japan

Re-release of 1992 shoot `em up can be played on consoles compatible with the Sega Mega Drive

An anime-style in-game cut scene from the 1992 Sega MegaDrive 16-bit shoot `em up console game, Gleylancer. The cut scene depicts the heroine of the game stealing an experimental fighter craft.

 

Advanced Busterhawk Gleylancer (also known simply as Gleylancer), a shoot `em up game with anime-style cut scenes that was originally released by Masaya Games in 1992 for the Sega Mega Drive, is getting a limited edition physical cartridge release in Japan in September of 2022 in order to celebrate the game's 30th anniversary.

 

 

RELATED: Gleylancer Brings Classic Shoot 'Em Up Action Back to Consoles

 

The 30th anniversary edition of Gleylancer will be published by Columbus Circle based on a license from extreme Co., Ltd. It retails for 7840 yen (about $59.10 US) and it is designed to be playable on home consoles that are compatible with the Sega Mega Drive*. The story of the game follows a young woman who hijacks an experimental fighter craft in order to search for her missing father.

 

* The press release notes that while the 30th anniversary release of Gleylancer is confirmed to work on Columbus Circle's Mega Drive compatible console, it may not play properly on all Mega Drive compatible consoles.

 

Source: GAME Watch via Hachima Kikō

 

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Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.

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