Alpha Guns is a 2D sidescrolling action classic. You play as a soldier of the Elite Forces. When the game starts, choose 1 of the 4 soldiers to enter the game. In the beginning you can only choose Max, the other characters cost coins that you can play freely. Then you choose a weapon, here you can only choose the first weapon (a gun). You must also unlock the rest. Then choose a mission and a difficulty setting and the game can begin.