Thunder Force II MD (Japan)
Thunder Force II was a game released in 1989 for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, developed by Technosoft. The game was one of 6 launch titles for the Genesis. The game is a shooter which alternates every level between a top-down perspective, similar to Bosconian and Star Control, and a side-scrolling shooter, like Gradius. The player starts with two available weapons, but can collect more by killing enemies and gathering power-ups.