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{{stub}}'''''Assault Suit Leynos''''' (重装騎兵レイノス) is a 1990 run-and-gun by [[NCS]] released in Japan and the US for the [[Sega Mega Drive]]. The US version was renamed '''''Target Earth''''' and published by [[DreamWorks]].
 
{{stub}}'''''Assault Suit Leynos''''' (重装騎兵レイノス) is a 1990 run-and-gun by [[NCS]] released in Japan and the US for the [[Sega Mega Drive]]. The US version was renamed '''''Target Earth''''' and published by [[DreamWorks]].

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TargetEarth MD US Title.png
Target Earth
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Virtual Console
Publisher:
Masaya (JP), DreamWorks (US)
Developer:
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
JP
¥6,200 T-25013
Sega Mega Drive
US
$? T-25046



Wii Virtual Console
JP
600pts[3]
A

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Assault Suit Leynos (重装騎兵レイノス) is a 1990 run-and-gun by NCS released in Japan and the US for the Sega Mega Drive. The US version was renamed Target Earth and published by DreamWorks.

Story

Outcasts from Earth sent away to the far reaches of the universe return in powerful warships and begin getting revenge, attacking both the planet and its outposts around the Solar System. The Earth Defense League sends its warriors out to retaliate; each warrior is armed with a cyborg suit that makes them powerful enough to take on the outcasts.

Gameplay

Before each level, you are given the ability to choose which weapons to equip; switch weapons with C and fire with A. You can hold B down for rapidfire and hold the D-pad to aim shots. B jumps.

History

Legacy

A sequel was released for the Sega Saturn in 1997 and the game was spin-off into Cybernator/Assault Suit Valken on the SNES, which itself received a sequel. Neither sequel was released outside Japan.

Versions

Localised names

Also known as
Language Localised Name English Translation
English (US) Target Earth Target Earth
Japanese Jusou Kihei Leynos (重装騎兵レイノス) Assault Suit Leynos

Magazine articles

Main article: Target Earth/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Main article: Target Earth/Promotional material.

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
58 №1990-04, p106[4]
81 №, p83[5]
73 №4, p27[6]
65 №97, [1]
46 №16, p87
73 №1, p76[7]
60 №23, p52
66 №1, p37[8]
42 №18, p64
Sega Mega Drive
63
Based on
9 reviews

Mega Drive, US
TargetEarth MD US Box.jpg
Cover
Mega Drive, JP
ASL MD JP Box.jpg
Cover
ASLeynos MD JP CartTop.jpg
ASL MD JP Cart.jpg
Cart
Assaultsuit md jp manual.pdf
Manual

External links

References