Raiden IV x Mikado Remix announced for Switch
The shoot ’em up game Raiden IV x Mikado Remix is coming to Switch, according to Japanese retailer listings. A release is planned for April 22, 2021.
Raiden IV x Mikado Remix will cost 4,180 yen. Fans will able have the opportunity to purchase a limited edition for 7,480 yen, which includes a new arrangement background music soundtrack CD, a reprint of the original soundtrack CD “Raiden IV: Ultimate of Raiden,” and a special box.
Here’s an overview of Raiden IV x Mikado Remix, courtesy of Gematsu:
Raiden IV, the popular shoot ’em up arcade and console game, debuts on Switch with remixed background music by a superb lineup of artists produced by Mikado Game Center. Al stages and boss tracks, 16 wonderful tracks, are newly reborn through live performances and new arrangements.
Artists include: Go Sato Band, Heavy Metal Raiden, Fantom Iris, O.T.K., Soshi Hosoi, Daisuke Matsumoto (Cave), Hirokazu Koshio, and Keishi Yonao.
- New Elements for Switch – With the ability to switch between the “Mikado Remix” background music set and the “Original” background music set, as well as the “Sound Mode” and “Stage Background Music Select” functions, you can enjoy the new sounds of Raiden to your heart’s content. Additionally, the game supports vertical screen play in both table and TV modes, recreating the full arcade experience.
- A Full Suite of Game Modes – “Arcade Mode,” which is a complete port of the arcade game, as well as “Additional Mode” and “Overkill Mode,” which include the stages added for console, have been perfectly reproduced. Various other game modes are also available, including “Boss Rush Mode,” a series of battles against boss weapons, and “Score Attack Mode,” where you compete for the high score on a single stage.
- Online Functionality – Compete against other players on the worldwide leaderboards in “World Ranking Mode.” You can also upload your gameplay online via “Replay Publish,” allowing you to show your recorded gameplay to the world and study the gameplay of your rivals. Use the online functionality to discover a strategy all your own.