Every Tuesday, we see new weekly deals go live on the Xbox Store, but this week lies a hidden gem in the form of a shoot 'em up; Raiden V, reduced by a whopping 75% off it's original marked price. For as long as you are an Xbox Live Gold subscriber, you can purchase Raiden V for just £10 from the store. But hurry, as this only lasts 7 days in which the price will return to its £39.99 price mark. You can also check out our full review of the game here. Does this huge price drop entice you to purchase this title ... Read More »
Raiden V, which is either a five in roman numerals or just the letter V (the game doesn't specify) is a top down scrolling shooter of the old school variety. The kind that throws enemies and danger at you like there’s a sale on. Buy one deadly enemy ship and get six million more absolutely free! With over 25 years of heritage, the Raiden series is one of the bigger success stories of the genre, meaning that this latest edition has a large burden to carry; one it may not entirely live up to. Not to say that the game is bad. ... Read More »
Fans of old-school classic shoot-em-ups will be no stranger to the Raiden series. Raiden took the classic vertical-scroller design of the seminal Xevious, put ground and aerial enemies on the same plane, and added more guns and more explosions. Lots of guns. Lots of explosions. It was the Raiden series that paved the way for the true 'bullet-hell' shooters like Batsugun and Radiant Silvergun. New series Developers Moss have announced Raiden V will launch for the Xbox One in Japan on 25 February 2016 - twenty five years on from the first game in the series. Moss - who took ... Read More »
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