Though most gamers remember Zero Wing for its horrible (and hilarious) mistreatment of the English language, there is actually a solid little shooter behind that infamous meme. Toaplan ported a competent game to the Mega Drive that had solid gameplay and cool bosses, but it was lost in a sea of shooters that kept it from coming to the U.S.
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Everyone knows Zero Wing. What’s ironic is that the most famous Genesis shmup of all time isn’t known for its gameplay, visuals, or sound. What makes it so special is a hilarious mistranslation in the opening of the PAL version. Toaplan’s “All your base” line will live in infamy for sure, but how does the game itself stand up?