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Raiden IV X Mikado Remix

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Based on 9 critic reviews
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84

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General Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchMay 6, 2021

Developer: MOSS

Publisher: UFO Interactive

Genre: Action

Raiden IV, the popular shoot 'em up arcade and console game, debuts on Nintendo Switch with remixed background music by a superb lineup of artists produced by GAME CENTER MIKADO. Instill fear in your enemies with devastating attacks and earn the acclaimed title of master Ace! Features: - Supports 1 - 2 players (offline) - New remixed background music produced by GAME CENTER MIKADO (exclusively on Nintendo Switch) - Switch between the “Mikado Remix” BGM set and the “Original” BGM set - A full suite of game modes including arcade mode, overkill mode, and more - Supports vertical screen play to recreate the full arcade experience - Global leaderboard to track the best Aces in the world

Raiden IV X Mikado Remix Critic Reviews

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Yes, Raiden IV is not a typical shmup by contemporary standards, and won't be for everyone. Equally, all of these modes have been available in some form elsewhere. But as a single package, Raiden IV x Mikado Remix offers the Switch one of its best shooting game releases yet – and that is saying something on a console that has emerged as an unexpected star vehicle for the genre.

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Fact is, Raiden IV x MIKADO Remix is one of the finest shoot ’em ups you’ll ever play. It’s a great introduction to the fundamentals of the genre for newcomers, but provides plenty of long-term challenge for grizzled veterans. And however you choose to play, you can do so accompanied by a fine, fine soundtrack that is just begging you to crank up the volume and rock out. Just watch out for that bu– oh, you’re dead again. Never mind. Continue?

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For shoot ’em up fans, the decision whether to purchase Raiden IV x MIKADO Remix or not on Switch should be a no-brainer. Not only is this one of the best shoot ’em ups around, but here it’s enhanced with additional modes, global leaderboards and a brilliant remixed soundtrack. Throw in co-op, an abundance of options to fiddle with, and TATE mode, and you have a game that will keep fans of the genre entertained long into the future.

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Raiden IV x MIKADO remix takes a wonderful sequel that's full of arcade shooting fun and adds a stellar new soundtrack. Plus, the fact that you get everything that was in previous Raiden IV iterations is just peachy.

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