Released on June 8, 1990- Thunder Force III
A new entry in the famous series Thunder Force series came out on this day in 1990 for the Sega Genesis/MegaDrive.
As the story goes, the “Galaxy Federation” has not been successful at fending off the Orn Empire and have unleashed a new weapon known as Styx. A small craft that’s designed to avoid detection by remote weapons system.
Thunder Force III is highly praised for its sound and gameplay. Due to the game’s success, a port released the same year for the Arcade under the name Thunder Force AC. Additionally, another port released for the Super Nintendo in 1991 under the name Thunder Spirits.