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Ikaruga (GCN) game cover art
Platform: GameCube
Genre: Scrolling Shooter (Vertical)
Developer: Treasure


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Staff Reviews

Ikaruga review

Reviewed December 07, 2003

James Gordon says: "If a white attack hits you while you're white, you don't receive damage--in fact, you absorb power which can then be stored for a special attack. However, if a black attack hits you while you're white, your ship explodes, and you lose a life. Obviously, this system works the other way around as well. What sounds like a fairly simple concept makes for some of the most intense gaming moments I have ever come across. "
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Reader Reviews

Ikaruga review

Reviewed February 27, 2011

Halon says: "I will admit I am not a fan of Treasure. But I have to give them some credit; they made their latest game, Ikaruga, sound not only interesting, but innovative as well. Talks about switching between black and white really sounded cool and made Ikaruga sound like the future of videogames. "
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