Classic Game Room HD reviews THEXDER for PC from 1987. Originally from GameArts in Japan, Thexder was released to the US computer market by Sierra On-Line in 1987. Part side scrolling platformer, part SHMUP, Thexder is all awesome. It could be one of the greatest games you’ve never played because Thexder just came and went and doesn’t continue to this day (although there was 1 sequel in the mid 90’s.) Pilot a transformable robot through tunnels and caverns and blast the crap out of enemy things that fly, swarm and fall on you. Thexder is like Jetfire from the Transformers, a Veritech Fighter from Robotech and Leader-1 from the Go Bots all rolled into one (I just had to drop a GoBots reference in there, he’s basically a Veritech Fighter). Thexder has an auto aiming laser in robot mode and front shooting laser in jet mode. The game is unique because it relies on a combination of action gameplay and serious level learning strategy to complete. Thexder has 15 levels which increase in difficulty rapidly. This CGRHD review of Thexder has gameplay from Thexder and shows maps and footage from the old school retro 80’s Sierra Game Arts Japanese video game. Thexder… I hardly know her!? Will there be a Thexder remake for PS3, Xbox 360, PC and Wii soon?