Sega’s classic shooter Space Harrier has graced virtually every hardware platform the company made, starting with a port on the Master System. While it isn’t as good as some of the later versions because of hardware limitations, it’s still worth spending some time with. Welcome to the Fantasy Zone!
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Sega Stars: Hiroshi Kawaguchi
For more than three decades, Hiroshi Kawaguchi has been the creative force behind many of Sega’s most beloved soundtracks. He has written music for all sorts of games, including classics like OutRun, Space Harrier, and After Burner; and he has played many of them live. Join us as we celebrate one of the greatest game composers of all time!
Considered the best version available until the Sega Ages Collection was released on Saturn, Space Harrier is reason alone to own a 32X. Read the review to find out why.
History of: Space Harrier
Harrier has been around for over twenty years, yet hasn’t had the exposure such an enduring series deserves. Maybe that has something to do with him only having four original games? Regardless, he’s a true icon, and we’ve got a special retrospective of Sega’s most famous flying man.
Space Harrier II
When the Genesis launched back in ’89, nothing pleased us more than to get a sequel to Space Harrier. As one of the first titles out, it was great to have at what seem at the time to be a extremely fluid game. The scaling effects of the background to foreground were leaps and bounds for us who enjoyed the original back on the Sega Master System. So as far as Space Harrier is concerned, it’s a solid game.