History VideoGame / Phalanx

5th Mar '18 3:43:29 PM Glowsquid
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Though no stand-alone sequel to the game was released, ''Phalanx'' did receive a soft-of sequel in the form of ''Tiny Phalanx'', an extensive minigame hidden in the fighting game ''VideoGame/ZeroDivide'', for the UsefulNotes/{{Playstation}} and ''Zero Divide: The Final Conflict'' for the UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn. It received a UsefulNotes/GameBoyAdvance port with a different, more traditional cover. A UsefulNotes/WiiWare port was announced for Japan, though no international release has been announced.

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Though no stand-alone A sequel to the game was released, ''Phalanx'' did receive a soft-of sequel in the form of ''Tiny Phalanx'', an extensive minigame hidden in the fighting game ''VideoGame/ZeroDivide'', development for the UsefulNotes/{{Playstation}} and but Zoom decided to cancel it, ruling that releasing an horizontal 2D shmup on the system would've been commercial suicide. Zoom did not completely scrap their work on it however, making the levels that had been completed an hidden minigame under the title ''Tiny Phalanx'' in ''VideoGame/ZeroDivide''. In a nod to this, the Phalanx ship si featured in a controller check minigame for ''Zero Divide: The Final Conflict'' for on the UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn. It received a UsefulNotes/GameBoyAdvance port with a different, more traditional cover. A UsefulNotes/WiiWare port was announced for Japan, though no international release has been announced.
16th Sep '17 11:23:39 AM nombretomado
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Though no stand-alone sequel to the game was released, ''Phalanx'' did receive a soft-of sequel in the form of ''Tiny Phalanx'', an extensive minigame hidden in the fighting game ''VideoGame/ZeroDivide'', for the UsefulNotes/{{Playstation}} and ''Zero Divide: The Final Conflict'' for the UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn. It received a GameBoyAdvance port with a different, more traditional cover. A UsefulNotes/WiiWare port was announced for Japan, though no international release has been announced.

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Though no stand-alone sequel to the game was released, ''Phalanx'' did receive a soft-of sequel in the form of ''Tiny Phalanx'', an extensive minigame hidden in the fighting game ''VideoGame/ZeroDivide'', for the UsefulNotes/{{Playstation}} and ''Zero Divide: The Final Conflict'' for the UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn. It received a GameBoyAdvance UsefulNotes/GameBoyAdvance port with a different, more traditional cover. A UsefulNotes/WiiWare port was announced for Japan, though no international release has been announced.
4th Jun '17 6:45:52 PM nombretomado
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''Phalanx'' is a ShootEmUp developed by Creator/{{Zoom}}, and was originally released for the Japan-only UsefulNotes/SharpX68000. It was later ported to the SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem; the English release of the SNES version is best known for having an old man playing a banjo on the cover (see CoversAlwaysLie).

Though no stand-alone sequel to the game was released, ''Phalanx'' did receive a soft-of sequel in the form of ''Tiny Phalanx'', an extensive minigame hidden in the fighting game ''VideoGame/ZeroDivide'', for the UsefulNotes/{{Playstation}} and ''Zero Divide: The Final Conflict'' for the UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn. It received a GameBoyAdvance port with a different, more traditional cover. A WiiWare port was announced for Japan, though no international release has been announced.

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''Phalanx'' is a ShootEmUp developed by Creator/{{Zoom}}, and was originally released for the Japan-only UsefulNotes/SharpX68000. It was later ported to the SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem; UsefulNotes/SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem; the English release of the SNES version is best known for having an old man playing a banjo on the cover (see CoversAlwaysLie).

Though no stand-alone sequel to the game was released, ''Phalanx'' did receive a soft-of sequel in the form of ''Tiny Phalanx'', an extensive minigame hidden in the fighting game ''VideoGame/ZeroDivide'', for the UsefulNotes/{{Playstation}} and ''Zero Divide: The Final Conflict'' for the UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn. It received a GameBoyAdvance port with a different, more traditional cover. A WiiWare UsefulNotes/WiiWare port was announced for Japan, though no international release has been announced.
19th Dec '15 5:16:22 PM nombretomado
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''Phalanx'' is a ShootEmUp developed by Creator/{{Zoom}}, and was originally released for the Japan-only SharpX68000. It was later ported to the SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem; the English release of the SNES version is best known for having an old man playing a banjo on the cover (see CoversAlwaysLie).

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''Phalanx'' is a ShootEmUp developed by Creator/{{Zoom}}, and was originally released for the Japan-only SharpX68000.UsefulNotes/SharpX68000. It was later ported to the SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem; the English release of the SNES version is best known for having an old man playing a banjo on the cover (see CoversAlwaysLie).
17th Dec '15 2:06:53 PM Glowsquid
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This game is also playable through an easter egg bonus in the ''VideoGame/VirtuaFighter''[=/=]''VideoGame/VirtualOn'' mashup[=/=]clone ''Zero Divide'', for the UsefulNotes/{{Playstation}} and UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn, via a code. It received a GameBoyAdvance port with a different, more traditional cover. A WiiWare port was announced for Japan, though no international release has been announced.

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This Though no stand-alone sequel to the game is also playable through an easter egg bonus was released, ''Phalanx'' did receive a soft-of sequel in the ''VideoGame/VirtuaFighter''[=/=]''VideoGame/VirtualOn'' mashup[=/=]clone ''Zero Divide'', form of ''Tiny Phalanx'', an extensive minigame hidden in the fighting game ''VideoGame/ZeroDivide'', for the UsefulNotes/{{Playstation}} and UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn, via a code.''Zero Divide: The Final Conflict'' for the UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn. It received a GameBoyAdvance port with a different, more traditional cover. A WiiWare port was announced for Japan, though no international release has been announced.
3rd Dec '15 7:23:35 PM nombretomado
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This game is also playable through an easter egg bonus in the ''VideoGame/VirtuaFighter''[=/=]''VideoGame/VirtualOn'' mashup[=/=]clone ''Zero Divide'', for the {{Playstation}} and SegaSaturn, via a code. It received a GameBoyAdvance port with a different, more traditional cover. A WiiWare port was announced for Japan, though no international release has been announced.

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This game is also playable through an easter egg bonus in the ''VideoGame/VirtuaFighter''[=/=]''VideoGame/VirtualOn'' mashup[=/=]clone ''Zero Divide'', for the {{Playstation}} UsefulNotes/{{Playstation}} and SegaSaturn, UsefulNotes/SegaSaturn, via a code. It received a GameBoyAdvance port with a different, more traditional cover. A WiiWare port was announced for Japan, though no international release has been announced.
23rd Jun '14 12:46:41 AM ViperBlade
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* SmartBomb: Depending on what weapon you have equipped, you SmartBomb will be different. You then lose the equipped weapon too, so plan wisely!

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* SmartBomb: Depending on what weapon you have equipped, you your SmartBomb will be different. You then lose the equipped weapon too, so plan wisely!
22nd Apr '14 6:27:15 PM Prfnoff
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'''Phalanx''' is a ShootEmUp developed by ZOOM, and was originally released for the Japan-only SharpX68000. It was later ported to the SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem; the English release of the SNES version is best known for having an old man playing a banjo on the cover (see CoversAlwaysLie).

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'''Phalanx''' ''Phalanx'' is a ShootEmUp developed by ZOOM, Creator/{{Zoom}}, and was originally released for the Japan-only SharpX68000. It was later ported to the SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem; the English release of the SNES version is best known for having an old man playing a banjo on the cover (see CoversAlwaysLie).
30th Mar '14 2:37:45 PM DannWoolf
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'''Phalanx''' is a ShootEmUps developed by ZOOM, and was originally released for the Japan-only SharpX68000. It was later ported to the SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem; the English release of the SNES version is best known for having an old man playing a banjo on the cover (see CoversAlwaysLie).

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'''Phalanx''' is a ShootEmUps ShootEmUp developed by ZOOM, and was originally released for the Japan-only SharpX68000. It was later ported to the SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem; the English release of the SNES version is best known for having an old man playing a banjo on the cover (see CoversAlwaysLie).
11th Nov '13 5:02:22 AM Andyroid
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'''Phalanx''' is a ShootEmUps developed by ZOOM, and was originally released for the Japan-only SharpX68000. It was later ported to the SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem; that release is best known for having an old man playing a banjo on the cover (see CoversAlwaysLie).

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'''Phalanx''' is a ShootEmUps developed by ZOOM, and was originally released for the Japan-only SharpX68000. It was later ported to the SuperNintendoEntertainmentSystem; that the English release of the SNES version is best known for having an old man playing a banjo on the cover (see CoversAlwaysLie).



* CoversAlwaysLie: This one is the king of that trope, trying to invoke a SpaceWestern feel. The developers admitted many years later that they chose such a bizarre image in order to make the game stand out amongst the glut of similar space shmups on the market at the time.

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* CoversAlwaysLie: This one is the king of that trope, trying to invoke a SpaceWestern feel.feel with the American box art. The developers admitted many years later that they chose such a bizarre image in order to make the game stand out amongst the glut of similar space shmups on the market at the time.
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