Ikaruga Heading to Nintendo Switch on May 29th

The classic SHMUP is finally heading to Nintendo's hybrid platform.

Posted By | On 02nd, May. 2018

Treasure’s cult classic shoot ’em up Ikaruga is coming to the Nintendo Switch on May 29th. Publisher Nicalis confirmed as much today, and also revealed that it can be played with vertical scrolling. This means removing the Joy-Con controllers and positioning the Switch screen in a vertical fashion.

If you’ve ever wanted that authentic arcade experience, then this is pretty close to the real thing (horizontal support is still present). The Switch version will also have all five stages, local co-op play and three difficulty settings. Arcade and Prototype modes will also be included.

Interestingly enough, a ratings board leak revealed that Ikaruga could be heading to the PlayStation 4 as well. When it will arrive isn’t known so stay tuned for more information. Ikaruga on the Switch will be available digitally through the Nintendo eShop for $15. If you’re really keen on trying the game out, then Ikaruga is also available on Steam for $9.99.


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