GamesGunstar Heroes

Game overview

Save the planet and defeat the insane General in Gunstar Heroes, a legendary SEGA console classic now available on mobile.

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Gunstar Heroes, one of the most highly-rated games for the SEGA Genesis / Mega Drive, has now made its way to mobile gaming, and it's completely free! With a dystopian empire set on world domination, a powerful lunar superweapon, and a crazed villain determined to bring the world to its knees, only you, as one of the two twin brothers, Red and Blue, can stop him. The game's arsenal is equipped with everything from flame-throwers to homing missiles and lasers, resulting in fourteen weapon combinations to destroy the enemy's headquarters, known as the Ark, located in space. This classic gamemode is part of SEGA Forever, an ever-growing collection of classical console games brought back to life on mobile.

You can choose from four different weapon types and create many weapon combinations based on your preferences, with local cross-platform multiplayer over local wi-fi. You can throw your partner at the enemy for a critical strike that doesn't waste ammo. With seven distinct game styles to choose from, starting from ancient ruins up to a vast space fortress, there are enormous locations to explore.

The mobile version of the game features ad-supported gameplay, and you can use the In-App Purchase option to play without ads. Additionally, you can save your gameplay progress at any point, compete in leaderboards with players worldwide and experience realistic haptic feedback with responsive button presses. You can use HID compatible controllers to play the game smoothly.

Some fun facts about the game include the fact that Blade Gunner and Lunatic Gunstar serve as the game titles in progress. Besides, M2, the manufacturer that created the video game port of Gunstar Heroes for Game Gear, went on to remaster the original Mega Drive / Genesis over 20 years after its initial release. This game was first globally released in 1993, the game's creator was Treasure, the lead programmer was Mitsuru Yaida, and the lead composer was Norio Hanzawa.

In conclusion, Gunstar Heroes certainly deserves to be counted among SEGA's most prized games. With the high-intensity gameplay and a wide variety of features, players can experience an exciting gaming era. SEGA Holdings Co., Ltd. or its affiliates own all rights to Gunstar Heroes, SEGA Forever, and the SEGA logo, and registered trademarks and trademarks. You can find the Privacy Policy at and the Terms of Use at Also, the game app is ad-supported, and you do not have to make any in-app payments to pass through it. Nevertheless, an alternative to ad-free play is available through in-app purchases. Additionally, the game may collect "Precise Location Data" and include "Interest Based Ads," for more information please visit and
Release date
Dec 20, 2017
Single player

Gameplay & Streams

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