Video Game / Phalanx

Phalanx is a Shoot 'em Up developed by Zoom, and was originally released for the Japan-only Sharp X68000. It was later ported to the Super Nintendo Entertainment System; the English release of the SNES version is best known for having an old man playing a banjo on the cover (see Covers Always Lie).

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 Zero Divide, for the Playstation and Zero Divide: The Final Conflict for the Sega Saturn. It received a Game Boy Advance 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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