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So Ikaruga has been Greenlit, for those who don't know. :)

#21clowningPosted 10/23/2013 8:48:30 PM
It's just learning the all games.
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#22DV8ingSourcesPosted 10/23/2013 8:52:42 PM
clowning posted...
It's just learning the all games.

If you are referring to that video, its a hell of a lot more than just knowing the patterns. Controlling 2 ships at once with only one hand to control each is very skillful. Brothers was a test enough of my ability to control 2 entities at once...

I do agree that shmups in general involve a lot of memorization and pattern recognition though.
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#23xanthan1Posted 10/23/2013 8:56:58 PM
clowning posted...
It's just learning the all games.

Except for ones that involve random chance or randomness of any kind.
#24capgamerPosted 10/23/2013 9:50:01 PM
I don't usually like Bullet-hell style shooters... but I played Ikaruga a bit and it's pretty good. It's not like most where it's just bullets, you have to dodge ships and the environment as well. It's bullet-hell, but it has something to mix it up a bit at least.

Most of them are very same-y to me... and Ikaruga manages to escape that trap.
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#25SnipeStarPosted 10/24/2013 3:19:20 AM
loved it on gamecube
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#26ShubPosted 10/24/2013 6:02:32 AM
Dillinger7311 posted...
I quit playing since I came to the realization that i will never be this good at it.

Thescyy posted...
That is absolutely freaking insane. I don't even understand how someone could get that good.

Always trust a little Asian dude to blow your mind at some insanely difficult-looking video game!
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#27JowyBlightPosted 10/24/2013 6:22:00 AM
Neat, I always wanted to try this, big fan of Gradius V as well. Never had an Xbox or any of the other platforms it was on though.
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#28UnderwaterAirPosted 10/24/2013 7:54:40 AM
I prefer twitch shmups like Cho Ren Sha to bullet hells like Ikaruga. But that's just me. =_=
#29EvilLink-XIIIPosted 10/24/2013 9:15:44 AM
O_o holy waffle that vid was crazy
And here I thought beating Striker 1945 Plus (no death) was amazing ):
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#30sonicteam2k1Posted 10/24/2013 9:41:28 AM
I honestly don't enjoy bullet hell shooters either. you know, fill the screen with bullets. I liked ones like Blazing Lazers, Raiden, Fire Shark, Darius Gaiden, Astobatics, Lifeforce, onews with many different powerups and didn't fill the screen with bullet patterns.
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