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In this day and age, it's surprising to see any type of classic side or vertical scrolling space shooter to be released. Given the extremely niche market that the shoot 'em up genre (or shmup) has acquired, it is all too common for developers and publishers to satiate the known market with products, specifically Japan. So when it was announced that Raiden Fighters Aces, a compilation of the Raiden Fighters arcade games, was coming stateside, the quiet American audience behind this series arose ...10 out of 11 found this review helpful.
The shoot em' up, herein referred to as schmup genre was a staple of arcades throughout the 80s and 90s but died a fairly quick death in North America along with arcades in general. While still fairly popular in Japan (albeit still niche), we see only a fraction of those titles localized and most of the time, they are quick and dirty port jobs put out by low-end value publishers in very limited quantities. While the latter two traits certainly fit Raiden Fighters Aces, a poor quality port this...2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
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