Fourth installment of a series that has been around since the early days of gaming, Raiden IV Overkill is a challenging shmup that taxes the player without filling the screen with bullets. Also home to the famous “toothpaste laser”.
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Shmup Essentials: Raiden IV: Overkill - The Raiden series is a venerable one in the world of video games, albeit one that is not quite as prolific as some series of similar age. Originally appearing in arcades in 1990, the original Raiden followed the mould of vertically scrolling shoot ’em ups that had been established some eight years previously by Namco’s Xevious and later … Continue reading Shmup Essentials: Raiden IV: Overkill