Star Force © 1987 Tecmo, Limited.
North American release. Game developed in Japan. See the original Famicom version for more information: "Star Force [Model HFC-SF]
Description from the back cover:
Moving in the darkness of the cosmos is a evil and mysterious planet named GORDESS. Everyone gave up fighting against GORDESS because of it's awesome power, until one day a soldier riding a space patroller challenged GORDESS to fight! Join forces with STAR FORCE and travel across the galaxy in order to defeat GORDESS.