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AlphaCore, the world's first sentient cyber-organism, has begun to mistrust its human masters. Slowly, it begins to spread, expanding its capabilities into neighboring systems. By the time the horrified human population discovers its size, AlphaCore controls virtually the entire network. As it defends itself, the humans try to regain control but events suddenly escalate.
Eventually, AlphaCore declares war on the human population, attacking it with its own unmanned weapons and defense systems. As a result, desperate human scientists construct a time machine — AlphaCore must be stopped before it achieves sentience! Discovering their plan, the renegade organism steals the time machine and utilizes it to return to the days of the first computer, ENIAC. By integrating its consciousness into ENIAC, AlphaCore hopes to become even more powerful.
There is only one last line of defense left: a super-weapon called OmegaBoost.
You must pilot OmegaBoost through a series of 19 battlefields filled with countless dogfights and enemy ships in an effort to stop AlphaCore from altering the past. From a third-person 3D perspective, you must pilot OmegaBoost through a series of nineteen 3D battlefields in a dogfight effort to stop AlphaCore from altering the past. Blast your way in all directions and then upgrade your equipment and weaponry after each stage.
Weapons include the Vulcan Gun used to fire in the direction you're facing without locking onto your enemies, a gattling-type pulse laser called the Complex Gunlauncher, a Homing Laser, and the Viper Boost — a rechargeable weapon that causes severe damage to all surrounding enemies.
Omega Boost consists of a series of zones populated by massive quantities of enemies, sub-bosses, and zone bosses. Hidden zones exist within the game as well. In addition to the already mentioned Campaign Play, you can play through individual levels in the Zone Play or train under controlled conditions in the helpful Training Mode.
Not only does Omega Boost bear a similar resemblance to the Japanese giant robot combat-animé genre (like Robotech), but there is also a replay feature that lets you watch your accomplishments in the bast level with a cinematic quality. Additionally, the game is compatible with the Dual Shock Analog Controller and uses a block of memory card data for saved games and options. So strap in and start blasting! ~ The Jaded Critic, All Game Guide