Exerion is a vertical shoot 'em up released by Jaleco in 1983 and licensed to Taito for distribution on the United States.
Exerion is a shoot 'em up game featuring parallax effects and inertia simulation, something notable for 1983. The player travels around strange scenarios shooting aliens. The player has two types of guns: fast single shot (limited) or slow double shot (unlimited).
In 1987 the game was followed by the semi-sequel called Exerizer.
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