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Ikaruga
7.5 out of 10

Ikaruga

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Best Manic Shooter.

Mitona , GameStop
3 April 2011
  • Summary: If i were to recommend one vertical or manic shooter, it would definitely be Ikaruga. It offers so much more than just the hectic dodging and shooting like other vertical shooters.
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Quite Possibly The Greatest Shooter Ever Made

G-FRESH , GameStop
17 January 2009
  • Summary: If you're a shoot 'em up fan and have yet to play Ikaruga...HUGE SHAME ON YOU. It was made by 2D gods Treasure and if that doesn't sell you... nothing will. Ikaruga has you playing as a pilot who has to (yet again) save the world.
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Review – Ikaruga

pat, videolamer
10 August 2006
  • Conclusion: terrific game. ive started playing more shooters (castle shikigami, gradius V, nanostray, etc) recently, and i think a lot of it is to try to recapture this game. unfortunately most others (gradius is an exception) pale in comparison.
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Superb game!

jugis, amazon.co.uk
23 September 2013
  • Summary: This game is just fantastic. Really simple but addicting... One of a kind experience. I haven't really had a game like this before, for it's just about 25 minutes long. But it is hard...
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A true Treasure

S C, amazon.co.uk
17 January 2007
  • Summary: Simply, its just a Unlooked treasure of a game. Myself and hundreds of others count ourselves lucky to play such a gem of a game! If its not too late, try this game, definitely one of the best games out there, and one of the best games on a truly unique console, the GC!
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Only for the hardcore

Bradass, Ciao
15 March 2006
  • Excerpt: Make no mistake about this game, it is very, very, VERY difficult. Having played many Shmups in my time, I can safely say that Ikaruga is one of the hardest. Ok, the basics. Ikaruga is a vertically scrolling space shooter (in a similar vein to R-Type and gradius) in which you control "Ikaruga" the...
  • Pros: Addictive, good potential for high - score junkies
  • Cons: Very difficult .
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The best!

M. A. Bartlett, amazon.co.uk
19 November 2005
  • Summary: I've always loved shooters like this and played them in the arcades (in the 80s and early 90s) all the time. R-type...1943 (i got to the last boss on 10p!)..Tiger Shark...but without doubt, this is the best shoot em up i've ever played.
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Shoot your way through the Galaxy??

jamesmonk..., Ciao
20 November 2004
  • Excerpt: I first got Ikuruga for Christmas 2003, I had seen this game in the shops and didn't have much money so I had to wait until Christmas to get it, I was really excited getting this game I remember playing these kind of spaceship shooter-em-ups in the arcades and they were really addictive and good...
  • Pros: Gameplay is top notch, good graphics and sound .
  • Cons: Very tough game .
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User Review

Ikaruga is an excellent game. Let me just get that out of the way. It's a beautifully crafted, complex, endlessly replayable masterpiece. A core idea, the ability to flip your ship, Sofa Cinema
12 November 2004
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Pure Gaming

Oliver Jackson, amazon.co.uk
22 September 2004
  • Summary: Treasure dazzle again with that special brand of gaming bliss fans have come to expect - frenzied 2D action with the emphasis on an addictive core gameplay mechanics, rather than superfluous graphical effects that have increasingly come to typify modern game development.
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