DOS - 1995
Description of Tyrian
If you haven't played Tyrian or want to try this action video game, download it now for free! Published in 1995 by Epic MegaGames, Inc., Tyrian is still a popular arcade title amongst retrogamers, with a whopping 4.7/5 rating.
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CEN 2019-03-03 1 point
It seems to be a successor of "Major Stryker" although Epic Megames was a competetive shareware-publisher of Apogee.
The last version Tyrian 2000 is one of the best shoot'em up games for DOS.
Scionic 2017-10-31 1 point
I played SO much Tyrian in my friend's basement on his PC. There were enough easter eggs and things to notice that it was incredibly replayable. You could find ship configs that were massively powerful, nearly unbeatable, but that didn't lessen the fun. :) What a great time!
flying sheep 2015-05-25 0 point DOS version
This game is amazing. also on GoG.com for free, last I checked.
indstr 2014-02-12 1 point DOS version
Tyrian, LOVE IT! Back in the day this was THE shooter to have on DOS. It was at this point that you could say "Yes, PC games can compete with console games in terms of graphics and fluidity". Really great game, great music, many memories with this one. Unfortunately it didn't age so well as when I try to play it now I don't enjoy it so much compared to other stuff like Dodonpachi.
Still, Tyrian will always have a special place in my heart :)
annon4202 2013-05-02 0 point DOS version
My favorite vertical shooter game much harder then raptor but has more play through value as there are lots of secrets levels upgrades and modes. raptor is #2 for me
Leitbild 2013-02-13 0 point DOS version
Right after Raptor, my 2nd favorite vertical shooter!
Like Raptor addictive and a great solid gameplay! But much more challenging sometimes, you faster get destroyed and some enemies are really hard to beat (especially accompanied by more enemies coming across the line of fire)...
And like in Raptor you have the ability to play the game further with all your earned upgrades and credits, even if you already've beated it!
Just try it out! ;)
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