RayStorm

aka: Layer Section II
Moby ID: 35031
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RayStorm is a shoot'em-up game created for the arcades, later ported to the Playstation and Saturn home consoles. Although there is no story connection, it is often thought of as the spiritual successor to Galactic Attack, which had similar gameplay.

You have 2 weapons at you disposal, a vulcan gun and a lock-on missile attack. You can also do 2 special attacks by using the lock-on system in a special way. The graphics are all in 3D, but the gameplay mechanics are in 2D. There are 7 stages, each ending with a giant end boss.

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  • レイストーム - Japanese spelling
  • レイヤーセクションⅡ - Japanese Saturn spelling
  • 风暴行动 - Simplified Chinese spelling

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Average score: 78% (based on 17 ratings)

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  • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • March 1998 (Issue 104) - Shooter Game of the Year Runner-Up (PSX version)
    • March 1998 (Issue 104) - Shooter Game of the Year Runner-Up (Readers' Choice) (PSX version)

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Game added by BdR.

Windows added by Foxhack. iPhone, Arcade added by Kabushi. SEGA Saturn added by Terok Nor.

Additional contributors: Terok Nor, Jeanne, Foxhack, Alaka, Ms. Tea, Jeromy H.D..

Game added August 23, 2008. Last modified May 6, 2024.