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Assault Suit Leynos

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Available on:PlayStation 4Jul 12, 2016
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Publisher: Rising Star Games

Genres: Action, Vehicle Combat

A classic reawakens – Assault Suit Leynos is back and in high definition! Get ready for all-out robotic war as the fan-favourite Genesis classic is reworked with all new HD visuals for the ultimate alien-blasting experience! As Earth reels from the impact of the fourth world war and dwindling resources, an uneasy truce between nations sees mankind reach for the stars. Colonies are settled, resources are mined and the future starts looking a little brighter. But just as peace finally seems possible, an unknown enemy emerges from the deepest region of space to threaten the very existence of humanity. Only one thing can stop them: deploy the Assault Suit Squadron! Jump into an Assault Suit and experience eight stages of side-scrolling alien-blasting action to drive the alien menace back into space! Equip your AS with a huge range of devastating weapons, then complete sub-missions within each stage and unlock even more to use in the next battle.

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Assault Suit Leynos comes back with renewed visuals and the same entertaining method as it had 26 years ago. Even though its duration is too short, the fams of the shoot 'em up genre will be really pleased with this game and its difficulty.

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Assault Suit Leynos is a fun game and a decent remake of a title that a lot of people may not have even heard of. It oozes with retroness with its great soundtrack, character designs, and overall feel. It’s just unfortunate that its exploitable boss fights and confusing controls (which will take you the entire hour length of the game to learn how to use) hold it back. Keeping a game’s purity is always a plus in my book, but the lack of content once finished will make you question the $19.99 price tag.

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Sporting a varied campaign that's bolstered by satisfyingly weighty gameplay, Assault Suit Leynos is a good way to enjoy a hardcore classic. It isn't especially friendly to newcomers and at times its overwhelming mission design can be a burden, but it still stands strong as a solid mech shooter that'll put your piloting skills to the test – even 26 years after its original release.

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Assault Suit Leynos is very much an arcade title, plain and simple. With only a handful of levels, the grueling difficulty of Classic Mode gives the game more worth. Honestly, it feels like those old arcade classics that were nearly unbeatable, eating up all of your quarters.

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