Raiden (arcade game)

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For other meanings of the name Raiden, see Raiden (disambiguation).

Raiden
Raiden screenshot
Developer: Seibu Kaihatsu
Publisher: Seibu Kaihatsu
Release date: 1990
Genre: Shoot 'em up
Game modes: Up to 2 players simultaneously
Cabinet: Standard
Controls: Joystick; 2 buttons
Monitor
Raster, standard resolution 256 x 224 (Vertical) Colors 2048
Notes
Licenced to Fabtek for US manufacture and distribution.

Raiden is the name of a 1990 scrolling shooter arcade game by Seibu Kaihatsu.

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Description

The formula of the game is simple and typical for the era of this game. The player pilots the 'Raiden Supersonic Attack Fighter' through waves of enemies, and several levels. There are two types of weapons, and the player can collect several powerups for them to make them stronger. There are bombs and missile powerups as well as collectable medals which add to the score.

Legacy

Several sequels and related games were made, such as:

Ports

Raiden was ported to the NEC PC Engine, Sega Megadrive (Raiden Trad), Nintendo Super Famicom (Raiden Densetsu), Super NES (Raiden Trad), Atari Jaguar, PlayStation as The Raiden Project, Atari Lynx, Amiga and MS-DOS.

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