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Darius Gaiden (Arcade)

Darius Gaiden Arcade Intro.

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Description

Take command of your Silverhawk fighters once again as you battle to take back the planet Darius from the evil forces that had overpowered it! Converted from the Taito 1994 arcade game for the Windows platform (9x and NT).

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Darius Gaiden Arcade Go through the gap.
Darius Gaiden Arcade Warning!!
Darius Gaiden Arcade Title Screen.
Darius Gaiden Arcade Robotic lobster.

Alternate Titles

  • "ダライアス外伝" -- Japanese spelling

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Trivia

All of the music in this game was composed and performed once again by Taito's in-house (and kick-ass!) band, Zuntata. One of Zuntata's earliest works includes the music for the 1986 classic Bubble Bobble.

Evidently, Taito seems to have a thing about the aquatic theme you see in Darius; most of the enemy ships and all of the bosses are modelled after some form or another of marine life. This has been a staple in the Darius series since the first game, much like Konami's Gradius series and Easter Island heads.

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f1reball (203) added Darius Gaiden (Arcade) on Mar 24, 2014
Other platforms contributed by Satoshi Kunsai (1816), quizzley7 (21214) and 雷堂嬢太朗 -raido.jotaro- (55656)