Parodius was one of my favorite shooters (and I don't like shooters) for a long time because it had the feel of a great engine (the "Gradius" engine), along with excellent humor. Twinbee features a cutesy character and has you travel to its universe. I think the game looks excellent, and the music is supposed to be just as good. None of this is confirmed, however, as it may not come here. If it does, it's possible some features will be changed for the American audience. However, with four characters to choose from and the same humor found in the legendary Parodius series, it is sure to be a hit. It's also important to remember this game is only in the works for these shores.
Twinbee made his first appearance in the now-classic shooter called Parodius. Afterward he had a couple of self-titled games on the Super Famicom as well as a couple of puzzle games.
Now here comes Magical Twinbee with, no doubt, the best graphics of any in the series. The game brings a whole new cast of characters together with Twinbee and Winbee, plus it has some of the coolest options available in the Twinbee series.
It is, however, a possibility that this game won't be released in the States, since the Super Famicom cartridge is the only way of getting the older shooter. Twinbee never really got the chance to make over here, but if given a chance, it would do pretty well. The enemies and characters are cutesy, as if they were made for kids, but as anyone w who's played Parodius would tell you, a humorous theme does not necessarily mean an easy shooter. Perhaps we will see a conversion of Twinbee for the hot, new PlayStation system since they already did an excellent version of Parodius. For now, all you can do is hope to see it in your local arcade in the future.
2016-06-20 Magical Twinbee game added.