The Dendy game Air Fortress, or "Air Fortress", is a platform action game developed in Japan and later re-released for Europe and the United States. Air Fortress is exclusive to the NES and has never been re-released on other platforms.
The plot of the game tells the story of a certain planet "Fermel", where peace reigned for many years, but at one point there was an invasion of evil alien invaders. The aliens arrived in several giant spaceships - fortresses and want to destroy this civilization. Since the entire air fleet of the inhabitants of the planet Fermel was defeated by the enemy, the government sends on a mission of its trained fighter, named Hal Beilman. The protagonist must infiltrate every alien ship-fortress and personally destroy them all from the inside.
The main character must penetrate every alien ship-fortress and personally destroy them all from the inside.
The gameplay of Air Fortress is of mixed genre, half of the game time you have to control a spaceship, and the other half you have to control your character dressed in an armored spacesuit. In the game there are eight levels in total, each of them starts with a flight on the ship to the enemy's fortress and ends with pedestrian battles. The character can walk, fly and is armed with a powerful cannon, the spaceship is also equipped with cannons.
While the game is interesting and of high quality in terms of gameplay and graphics, it did not receive many positive reviews from players and critics at the time of release. Overall, Air Fortress has all the necessary criteria to be considered one of the best Dendy games in its genre.