Star Ixiom

1999 PlayStation sequel to Star Luster. Space combat sim that unfolds in the same narrative universe as Ace Combat 3: Electrosphere, Galaxian, Galaga, StarBlade, Burning Force and Dig Dug. Yes, really.


Developer: Namco
Publisher: Namco
Available on: PlayStation


Articles about Star Ixiom

The MoeGamer Top 10 of 2020 - It’s New Year’s Eve! In fact, as I type this, it’s New Year’s Day in some places around the world, so if that’s the case, uh, happy new year, and I hope 2021 looks better than the rancid 12 months we’ve all just endured. As is tradition for video gaming-related websites, it is obligatory for … Continue reading The MoeGamer Top 10 of 2020
The MoeGamer Podcast: Episode 45 – One Hell of a Year - Chris and Pete wrap up the memorable year that was 2020 with a look back on some of the best gaming experiences they've each had. Plus the usual news and "what we've been playing" talk.
short;Play: Star Ixiom - You may recall that recently I enthused about Namco’s Star Luster, a Famicom space sim that finally got a Western release on the Evercade retro gaming platform. There’s a video, too. Well, today we’re looking at the official sequel to Star Luster. It took a very long time to show up, being a title for the … Continue reading short;Play: Star Ixiom
Star Ixiom: Still Shining - Let’s take a moment to catch up. Star Luster is a space combat game by Namco, originally released for Famicom in 1985. Despite it being an obvious homage to an incredibly popular Western game — Atari’s Star Raiders — it never came West. 35 years later, Star Luster finally got a worldwide release as part … Continue reading Star Ixiom: Still Shining

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