The Guardian Legend is a relatively unknown but undeniably stellar video game. Even though it didn't get the exposure
it deserved, it's still one of the finest and most challenging video games I've ever played. The Guardian Legend is
probably one of the very first hybrid games. It is not just another standard shootemup like Gradius. What sets
this game apart is the way it mixes Legend of Zelda style dungeon crawling with fast paced vertical space blasting.
Like The Legend of Zelda, you roam around complex dungeons dispatching enemies and searching for treasures and items to help
you become stronger. While The Guardian Legend doesn't have The Legend of Zelda's sense of scope and open-endedness,