Tag: Compile

SG-1000 Reviews


Compile defied hardware limitations to bless the SG-1000 with a great shooter. Gulkave has variety, presentation, and a robust power-up system to keep players engaged over its 30 stages. If you’re looking for a new shooter for Sega’s first console, look no further.

Sega CD Reviews

Robo Aleste

Coming from shmup masters Compile, Robo Aleste had big shoes to fill after the masterpiece that was M.U.S.H.A. As practically the only vertical shooter on the Sega CD, it also filled a much-neglected niche. How did it fare in both areas? Read our full review for all the details.

SG-1000 Reviews

Hustle Chumy

The SG-1000 had some fun games that too few people outside its native Japan have had the chance to experience. Compile’s Hustle Chumy is one title that deserves a second look, with its solid blend of old school arcade action and great presentation. It’s a game you’ll find yourself coming back to often.

Genesis Reviews

Puyo Puyo Tsu

We’re big fans of Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine, which is the American version of the first Puyo Puyo game by shooter masters Compile. Needless to say, the sequel is well-loved too, and one never gets tired of tossing those poor little Puyos onto an unwitting foe’s side of the screen. Packed with lots of greats modes and the gameplay the series is famous for, Puyo Puyo Tsu is a Japanese exclusive that’s worth tracking down.

Genesis Reviews


Compile’s M.U.S.H.A. is often hailed as one of the best vertical shooters ever made. Indeed, few can doubt the overall quality of this game and its place in the pantheon of Genesis shmups. But is it really all it’s hyped to be? Why not read out review and find out?