Hellfire is one scrolling shooter developed by Toaplan and published in 1989 by the software house Taito. The game was later converted for the console Sega Mega Drive and for PC Engine.
For these consoles the The name of the game became Hellfire S. However, it was not just the name that changed, as the version for home consoles includes a mixed and more orchestral soundtrack, additional animated scenes and the replacement of the game's protagonist, Lancer, with a sex character. female called Kaoru (voiced by Japanese actress Yumi Tōma).
The Hellfire storyline is set in the year 2998, when man has reached a very high level of colonization and space travel. Society lives in harmony until a mysterious black hole called the Black Nebula appears and begins to engulf numerous stars, until it reaches the last galaxy colonized by man. The force behind Black Nebula is Super Mech, a mysterious one robotic dictator whose ultimate goal is to wipe out anyone who comes before him.
Enter the code while the game is paused. This code only works with the Japanese version of the game.
C, UP, DOWN, B, RIGHT, RIGHT, C, A, UP, LEFT, DOWN, B, A, B, LEFT, START - Test mode
SECRETS HELLFIRE MEGA DRIVE
In the options menu highlight the “Hard” difficulty. If you wait a minute or so, a new difficulty will appear, called Yea Right. Highlight it and then start playing for a truly challenging challenge.
Please note: this trick will also give you 99 Continues.