Ikaruga is coming to Nintendo Switch with vertical scrolling support

Classic shoot-’em-up Ikaruga has been announced for Nintendo Switch.

3 years ago

Ikaruga headlines

  • Ikaruga PS4 re-release revealed by German rating board

    Classic bullet hell shooter Ikaruga could be on its way to PS4.

    3 years ago
  • The creator of Ikaruga is bringing his new shooter to PS4

    Hiroshi Iuchi, creator of legendary bullet hell shooter Ikaruga, has revealed that he is making a new shooter for PlayStation 4.

    6 years ago
  • Ikaruga releases on Steam, February 18

    Ikaruga developer Treasure is poised to release its revered shooter on Steam next week, February 18.

    7 years ago
  • Ikaruga secures Steam release, but dev faces “hand to hand fight" over language barriers

    Ikaruga developer Treasure has successfully passed the Steam Greenlight voting process and is bringing the shooter to Valve’s store soon. It’s good news for fans of the game, but the Japanese studio has stressed that language barriers between both companies are making the procedure something of a “hand to hand fight.”

    7 years ago
  • Ikaruga appears on Steam Greenlight, voting now open

    Ikaruga – the quite brilliant yet teeth-gnashingly brutal shooter from Treasure – has appeared on Steam Greenlight. You can vote it up or down now.

    7 years ago
  • Ikaruga launches on Android in Japan, get the screens here

    Ikaruga – the critically-acclaimed Dreamcast and GameCube scrolling shooter from Treasure – has launched on Android devices across Japan. Get the details below.

    8 years ago
  • Ikaruga dev is making a 3DS exclusive

    Longtime Japanese development studio Treasure is currently working on a 3DS exclusive title.

    8 years ago
  • Upcoming Ikaruga model looks incredible

    We’ve seen some awesome video game-inspired crafting models in our time, but this one is pretty amazing.

    9 years ago
  • Xbox Live Deal of the Week is Ikaruga

    The Major has announced that a cut-price Ikaruga is the latest Xbox Live Deal of the Week.Normally at 800MS Points, the game is now at 400 for the next week. Remember, it’s for Gold members only.Get it here.

    12 years ago
  • Ikaruga up on XBLA now

    According to the Major, Treasure’s Ikaruga is now up on XBLA. It’s 800 Points, as usual, and is something you probably want to own. So buy it.

    13 years ago
  • Ikaruga on Live Arcade this week

    According to Treasure’s site, Ikaruga’s going to be published on XBLA this Wednesday. If you don’t know, this means you should definitely buy it, although we say that with some caveats after the fiasco that was Mr Driller Online. Still, great news. The shooter classic will cost you 800 of the most deserving MS Points […]

    13 years ago
  • April's XBLA games listed (nearly)

    360Sync’s reporting that Rocky and Bullwinkle will be available for download on April 16 from XBLA for 800 MS Points. Sega has also apparently confirmed that Happy Tree Friends: False Alarm ‘should’ be out on the April 23.Also, you might remember that we reported Ikaruga’s arrival next Wednesday for what should be 800 Points if […]

    13 years ago
  • Ikaruga for XBLA on April 9

    Treasure’s beloved top-down shooter, Ikaruga, is to be released on XBLA on April 9. Great news there, if you’re a fan of making your eyes and brains bleed. There’s no word on whether or not this is going to be a worldwide thing, but we’re going to keep the faith and tell you it is, […]

    13 years ago
  • OXM jumps gun on Ikaruga XBLA launch

    According to this, the American OXM has listed Treasure shooter Ikaruga as “out now” for XBLA, even though it clearly isn’t. The issue involved will have gone to bed in January, we’re guessing – US magazines have far longer lead times than their UK counterparts – so it looks as though the game was just […]

    13 years ago
  • Ikaruga imminent for XBLA?

    We can embed this one, and that’s just great. According to this, Treasure shooter Ikaruga is listed on the Japanese developer’s website as an 800 MS Point release any time now. The game is something everyone should play, if only to see if you are actually genetically capable of finishing it. We’ll never forget that […]

    13 years ago