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Ikaruga (Xbox 360)

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Description

Vertical shoot-em-up ported from the Naomi Arcade version. Ikaruga is more or less a sequel to Radiant Silvergun by Treasure, on the Sega Saturn.

Based on a two-colors system, the player has to switch between the black & white sides of his ship during gameplay. The black side is immune to black enemy bullets which it consider as bonus, and dies on impact with a white enemy bullets. Your own black bullets damages white enemies twice as more as white bullets. And vice-versa for the white side. Those properties makes a balance between protecting yourself well and killing enemies fast.

This aspect, combined with specific enemy patterns and a combo system makes Ikaruga an original shoot-em-up with a dose of strategy.

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There are 18 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "Project RS2" -- Working Title

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The Press Says

Worth Playing May 21, 2008 9.4 out of 10 94
Cheat Code Central Apr, 2008 4.6 out of 5 92
Good Game Apr 21, 2008 9 out of 10 90
TeamXbox Apr 09, 2008 9 out of 10 90
DarkZero Apr 16, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Game Over Online May 05, 2008 85 out of 100 85
Gaming Target Apr 11, 2008 8.4 out of 10 84
XBox Front Apr 09, 2008 83 out of 100 83
Xboxdynasty (XD) Apr 08, 2008 8.1 out of 10 81
UOL Jogos Apr 15, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Ikaruga appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Replays DVD

In Japan the Ikaruga Appreciate DVD was released in 2003. It contains replays of full games played by three of the world top Ikaruga players of the time completing levels with unbroken chain combos. Scores are 32,178,600 in easy mode, 35,759,960 in normal mode, and 34,289,970 in hard mode.

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Kabushi (121964) added Ikaruga (Xbox 360) on Apr 12, 2008
Other platforms contributed by Bock (156), Kartanym (10777), Kabushi (121964) and The cranky hermit (491)