Super Star Soldier is the direct sequel to Star Soldier and part of a larger series of Hudson-published sci-fi shoot 'em ups released for the TurboGrafx-16. It was followed by Final Soldier and Soldier Blade. The game later made its way to the Wii's Virtual Console and the PlayStation Network.
The player once again takes control of a spaceship as they fight waves of enemies in a vertical-scrolling shoot 'em up. There's multiple weapons the player can choose from, by collecting color-coded power-ups.