Wings Of Bluestar Review (PlayStation 5)

For our Wings Of Bluestar Review, We play a game combining elements of traditional side-scrolling arcade shoot’em ups with HD presentation, Wings of Bluestar is both familiar and modernized, accessible yet challenging. In addition to multiple ships, weapon upgrades, and intense bullet hell gameplay, a deep narrative experience awaits with dialogue choices and multiple endings for both playable characters. To extend the experience even further, Wings of Bluestar features boss rush mode, training, and a shop to unlock in-game rewards.

Wings Of Bluestar Review Pros:

  • Decent graphics with a mix of pixel art and Anime art stills.
  • 468.2MB download size.
  • Shmup gameplay.
  • Platinum trophy.
  • You get the PlayStation 4 and the PlayStation 5 versions of the game.
  • Own in-game achievements.
  • Game settings – lives, death slowdown, visible hitbox for each character, twin-stick auto fire, and difficulty.
  • Screen settings – scanlines, dark background, screenshake, HUD behavior, and bullet flash.
  • Four difficulties – Easy, normal, hard, and super hard.
  • 2D side scroller.
  • Upbeat soundtrack.
  • Can rebind controls for each player.
  • Local two players support.
  • Player stats.
  • Online leaderboards.
  • Three game modes – Story, arcade, and Two players arcade mode.
  • Optional tutorial mode.
  • Two characters – Zarak, and Aya each with a unique ship, shot style, and stats.
  • The story node has multiple endings.
  • Can skip the cutscenes.
  • Auto-scroll text option.
  • Collect power-ups to increase and upgrade your shots.
  • Patema bonus is where you collect all the parts of her image.
  • End of level breakdown.
  • Combo counter.
  • Big end of level boss fights.
  • Shooting slows your movement.
  • The boss fights are bullet-hell scenarios.
  • Risk stars are the credits you collect to buy new modes and secrets in the shop.
  • The shop sells sound tests, the gallery of concept art, the awards menu, and the boss rush.
  • A lot of replay value.

Wings Of Bluestar Review Cons:

  • The tutorial is just a series of screens.
  • The game glitched and when I respawn Ed it just played on its own without me re-appearing.
  • Slow speed to it all.
  • Music comes in and out and it doesn’t seem intentional.
  • Ridiculous small corridor sections coupled with faster-than-needed auto scroll sections.
  • Twin stick controls only work after you get enough upgrades.
  • Never sure what will kill you or what is in contention to kill you.

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Wings Of Bluestar:

Official website.

Developer: Shinu Real Arts

Publisher: Eastasiasoft

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  • 7/10
    Graphics - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Sound - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Accessibility - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Length - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Fun Factor - 7/10

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!