Vertical Force © 1995 Hudson Soft.
Pilot a Futuristic Star Fighter in a Battle for Mankind!
GALACTIC YEAR 210. The earth and its colonies face annihilation in a futuristic war against the human race. YOU have been chosen to pilot RAGNAROK, a star fighter from an advanced alien civilization.
Reinforced by fearless AI CHARACTERS, you must locate and destroy menacing fighters and enemy droids. With sheer VERTICAL FORCE blast your way into another dimension to the final Virtual frontier. This mission for mankind is brutal. Be prepared, for it has only just begun!
Vertical Force was released on August 12, 1995 in Japan.
[JP] Famitsu (August 1995): 21/40
[JP] VB Guide 2: 68.5/100
[US] "Vertical Force [Model VUE-VH3E-USA]"
Executive Producer: Hiroshi Yamauchi, Takashi Takebe
Producer: Kazunori Yasui
Director: Hitoshi Okuno
Chief Programmer: Asato Obisawa
Main Program: Mitsuhiro Takahashi, Azuo Tsubota, Koji Kaneta, Masatoshi Sugibayashi, Shoichi Tahata
Graphic Design: Atsushi Kakutani, Kazushi Kousaka, Kazuhito Goto, Takaki Yukita, Misa Nagai, Tomoaki Urita, Hirofumi Ohtake
Game Design: Toshiyuki Takatsu, Shin Sasaki, Tsutomu Komiyama
Sound Composition: Shoji Tomi, Minoru Endo
Product Debug & Testing Unit: Super Mario Club