And now most of their games are bombing both in the reviews and in the sales. To be fair, Operate Shooting Star bombed in reviews and sales.
Why? Because it was literally just EXE1 with maps on the bottom screen and an extra couple boss fights/chips. That's it. And frankly EXE1 hasn't aged well that well at all, especially after all the improvements made to the gameplay even as early as EXE2.
There is an effort ongoing to create a translation patch for OSS however if you really, really insist.
The best rating is your own. I don't base my choice on other peoples views - Samus1