By Walter P / June 1st, 2021
It has been announced that Raiden IV x Mikado Remix will launching on the Switch in Europe on June 25th. Released earlier this year in North America, this version of the game features an assortment of new music. You can take a look at the game’s press release below.
PQube (London, UK) – June 1st, 2021 – PQube, UFO Interactive and developer MOSS are pleased to announce iconic Japanese arcade shoot ’em up Raiden IV x MIKADO Remix is coming to Nintendo Switch in Europe this Summer!
- Legendary Japanese arcade game that changed the future of shoot ’em ups
- Remixed background music produced by GAME CENTRE MIKADO, exclusively on Nintendo Switch
- 16 tracks reborn with live performances and new & unique arrangements
- Full suite of game modes including Arcade mode, Overkill mode, and more
- Vertical screen play to recreate the nostalgic arcade experience
- Global leader board to track the best Aces in the world
- Supports 2 player couch co-op and table top mode
- Available in both physical and digital formats
- Coming to Nintendo Switch this summer!
The original arcade version of Raiden IV returns, reborn with brand new MIKADO Remix background music, a range of game modes and global rankings to compete against. Raiden IV x MIKADO Remix is rated 87 on Metacritic and 9/10 in media following its release date in North America earlier this year, and is now available for the first time in Europe!
The Crystals have returned, threatening the world and humanity as we know it – until their forces are neutralised, no one is safe.
It’s down to you and the latest Raiden fighter craft technology – the Fighting Thunder ME-02 Kai to protect the earth, and send the Crystals hurtling back to darkest reaches of space!
From the arcade to home consoles, this summer will be the first time Raiden IV x MIKADO Remix will make its way to Nintendo Switch in a physical boxed format in Europe.
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Originally launched in Japanese arcades, Raiden IV changed the future of shoot ’em ups and amassed a huge cult following.
The vertical scrolling shooter lands players in the cockpit of a fighter craft, blasting through waves of enemies and dodging the bullet-hell of return fire, against the backdrop of neon arcade aesthetics and rapid tempo, electronic BGM.
Featuring an all-new remixed soundtrack, switch between Raiden IV‘s original background music or the brand new setlist produced by Game Centre MIKADO!
With 16 tracks reborn with live performances and new arrangements and a huge range of popular Japanese artists, including:
Go Sato Band / HEAVY METAL RAIDEN / Soshi Hosoi / FANTOM IRIS / O.T.K / Daisuke Matsumoto [CAVE] / Keishi Yonao / Hirokazu Koshio [COSIO]
Choose from one of three fighters to fend off and obliterate the Crystal forces:
Fighting Thunder ME-02
Each fighters utilizes their own unique playstyle, from weapons to bullets and movement.
SOURCE: Press Release
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