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Metal Saver (메탈세이버) - Arcade, IBM PC (1994)
Cheil Computer's contribution to the ever popular single screen arcade action platformer genre. Just like Bub & Bob from Bubble Bobble and all their other colleagues in similar games, the martial artist Hanbit and the heavily armed Narae clear out level after level by destroying all enemies on screen, of course not without the aid of countless powerups left over by the defeated.
Every few stages awaits a boss, where the different abilities of the two characters come in handy. The whole game is conceived as a co-op experience, but not always are the mechanics thought out well. The female character isn't even able to beat the first stage on her own for lack of a low attack, unless she has the luck of an enemy dropping the flame thrower for her.
There was also a demo version for PCs, which was never released as a finished product. It plays out quite differently and almost feels like an early beta version of the arcade game. It's also brutally hard, as it basically forces players to 1cc the game with the lack of credits.