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Ray/Gunlock vertical shm’up series arrives in two compilations on Switch and PS4 – PXLBBQ

ININ Games announces they will be bringing the legendary shooter series Ray in the West, in partnership with TAITOboth digitally and in box for Switch and PS4, with release slated for 2023.

One of the most iconic vertical shoot ’em ups (shmups), the Ray series is a popular trademark of developer TAITO. First introduced in February 1994, with the release of Ray Force for the TAITO F3 arcade, the series quickly became one of the most popular arcade games of its time. Also known as Gunlock Where Galactic Attack outside Japan, it was followed by two sequels, RayStorm and RayCrisisboth of which feature 3D graphics based on polygons instead of sprites.

To honor the legacy of this shoot’em up icon, there will be not just one, but two special collections heading west, with pre-orders beginning soon.

The collection RayStorm x RayCrisis HD was designed by ININ Games to bring together the best of the Ray series, for shoot’em up fans around the world, for the price of 39.99€.

In addition to this, ININ Games also brings the Ray’z Arcade Timeline Japanese. This collection adds the classic game that started it all, Ray Forceand will be available for download for €49.99.

RayStorm x RayCrisis HD Collection

  • RayStorm
  • RayStorm NEO HD
  • RayCrisis
  • RayCrisis HD

Ray’z Arcade Timeline

  • Ray Force
  • RayStorm
  • RayStorm NEO HD
  • RayCrisis
  • RayCrisis HD

Once again, the remaster masters of M2 participate in the porting of games to modern consoles, as for previous TAITO classics! The games will come with HD graphics, great soundtrack and additional features.