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It got an UpdatedReRelease in ''Super Hydorah'', Released in 2017 for UsefulNotes/Steam, UsefulNotes/PlayStation4, UsefulNotes/XBoxOne and in 2018 for the UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch. This adds a few new levels, bosses, and power ups.

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It got an UpdatedReRelease in ''Super Hydorah'', Released in 2017 for UsefulNotes/Steam, UsefulNotes/{{Steam}}, UsefulNotes/PlayStation4, UsefulNotes/XBoxOne and in 2018 for the UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch. This adds a few new levels, bosses, and power ups.


In 2017, it got an UpdatedReRelease in ''Super Hydorah'', Released on UsefulNotes/Steam, UsefulNotes/PlayStation4, UsefulNotes/XBoxOne and UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch.

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In 2017, it It got an UpdatedReRelease in ''Super Hydorah'', Released on in 2017 for UsefulNotes/Steam, UsefulNotes/PlayStation4, UsefulNotes/XBoxOne and UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch.
in 2018 for the UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch. This adds a few new levels, bosses, and power ups.


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* In ''Super Hydorah'', the weak point stays open on the third phase, so you no longer need to wait.


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** In ''Super Hydorah'', it's not only added back in, it gets its own stage.

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In 2017, it got an UpdatedReRelease in ''Super Hydorah'', Released on UsefulNotes/Steam, UsefulNotes/PlayStation4, UsefulNotes/XBoxOne and UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch.


* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: When told in No Mercy that they're gonna have to essentially be a OneManArmy in the midst of a space battle, the pilot responds with, "[[GenreSavvy I'm a shoot-em-up pilot]], colonel!"

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* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: When told in No Mercy that they're gonna have to essentially be a OneManArmy in the midst of a space battle, and infiltrate Meropticon to finish off Hydorah, the pilot responds with, "[[GenreSavvy I'm a shoot-em-up pilot]], colonel!"

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* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: When told in No Mercy that they're gonna have to essentially be a OneManArmy in the midst of a space battle, the pilot responds with, "[[GenreSavvy I'm a shoot-em-up pilot]], colonel!"


''Hydorah'' is a freeware horizontal ShootEmUp that takes after classic arcade games, namely games like ''VideoGame/{{Gradius}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Xexys}}'', ''VideoGame/RType'', and ''VideoGame/{{Darius}}''. Needless to say, it is [[NintendoHard somewhat difficult.]] Pick it up [[http://www.locomalito.com/juegos_hydorah.php here]] - you'll be glad you did.

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''Hydorah'' is a freeware horizontal ShootEmUp that takes after classic arcade games, namely games like ''VideoGame/{{Gradius}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Xexys}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Xexyz}}'', ''VideoGame/RType'', and ''VideoGame/{{Darius}}''. Needless to say, it is [[NintendoHard somewhat difficult.]] Pick it up [[http://www.locomalito.com/juegos_hydorah.php here]] - you'll be glad you did.


''Hydorah'' is a freeware horizontal ShootEmUp that takes after classic arcade games, namely games like ''VideoGame/{{Gradius}}'', ''VideoGame/{{XEXEX}}'', ''VideoGame/RType'', and ''VideoGame/{{Darius}}''. Needless to say, it is [[NintendoHard somewhat difficult.]] Pick it up [[http://www.locomalito.com/juegos_hydorah.php here]] - you'll be glad you did.

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''Hydorah'' is a freeware horizontal ShootEmUp that takes after classic arcade games, namely games like ''VideoGame/{{Gradius}}'', ''VideoGame/{{XEXEX}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Xexys}}'', ''VideoGame/RType'', and ''VideoGame/{{Darius}}''. Needless to say, it is [[NintendoHard somewhat difficult.]] Pick it up [[http://www.locomalito.com/juegos_hydorah.php here]] - you'll be glad you did.

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** And besides the homage to shmup heroes described above, the game features [[http://www.locomalito.com/images/cool_stuff/yomar.png Yomar]] from MazeOfGalious as a background element at one point.

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** And besides the homage to shmup heroes described above, the game features [[http://www.locomalito.com/images/cool_stuff/yomar.png Yomar]] from MazeOfGalious ''VideoGame/KnightmareIITheMazeOfGalious'' as a background element at one point.


* TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything: Rather than exploding normally as on land, your bombs will simply make a splash and disappear when dropped into the waters of the Path of Scylla.

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* {{Precision F Strike}}: In the Path of Scylla, when Scyllia [[{{Bait and Switch Boss}} grabs the giant fish halfway into the level]], the player says "What the hell is that?"


* ShoutOut: Beside the evident inspiration from several classics of the ShootEmUp genre (''Hydorah'' looks almost like a lost Konami game from the early 1990s), there are also a couple of references to ''{{Turrican}}'': one of the special weapons is an energy wall named "Turri Wall", and the [[BossRush parade of bosses]] of No Mercy includes the iconic giant fist.

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* ShoutOut: Beside the evident inspiration from several classics of the ShootEmUp genre (''Hydorah'' looks almost like a lost Konami game from the early 1990s), there are also a couple of references to ''{{Turrican}}'': ''VideoGame/{{Turrican}}'': one of the special weapons is an energy wall named "Turri Wall", and the [[BossRush parade of bosses]] of No Mercy includes the iconic giant fist.


''Hydorah'' is a freeware horizontal ShootEmUp that takes after classic arcade games, namely games like ''VideoGame/{{Gradius}}'', ''VideoGame/{{XEXEX}}'', ''VideoGame/{{R-Type}}'', and ''VideoGame/{{Darius}}''. Needless to say, it is [[NintendoHard somewhat difficult.]] Pick it up [[http://www.locomalito.com/juegos_hydorah.php here]] - you'll be glad you did.

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''Hydorah'' is a freeware horizontal ShootEmUp that takes after classic arcade games, namely games like ''VideoGame/{{Gradius}}'', ''VideoGame/{{XEXEX}}'', ''VideoGame/{{R-Type}}'', ''VideoGame/RType'', and ''VideoGame/{{Darius}}''. Needless to say, it is [[NintendoHard somewhat difficult.]] Pick it up [[http://www.locomalito.com/juegos_hydorah.php here]] - you'll be glad you did.


* OneHitPointWonder: [[spoiler: After beating the game, you become a Two Hit Point Wonder]]

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* OneHitPointWonder: [[spoiler: After beating the game, The shield powerup turns you become into a Two Hit Point Wonder]]Wonder. After you clear the game, you start every life with a shield.

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