Quantcast
Ikaruga creator's Kokuga is out this week on 3DS - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Kokuga  



Ikaruga creator's Kokuga is out this week on 3DS


1:00 PM on 06.26.2013
Kokuga 3DSIkaruga creator's Kokuga is out this week on 3DS photo



As far as we knew, Kokuga would be coming westward to the 3DS "sometime this summer," but apparently that day is actually tomorrow! Yep, the North and South American release date is set for June 27th, 2013, with a June/July estimate for Europe and Australia. The listing confirms 1-4 player support of some fashion (reportedly local with download play).

It seems like a pretty bizarre game (in a good way), with limited bullet restrictions and card based mechanics. It also looks like the game will launch at a premium price of $14.99, so you may want to check out some impressions first! As a huge fan of Ikaruga, I'll be getting it for sure.

Kokuga [Kokuga.net via GoNintendo]








Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.





timeline following:
Kokuga



11:00 PM on 06.20.2013
Ikaruga director's Nintendo 3DS shmup is jetting West

A successor to two of the greatest shoot-'em-ups ever made is coming to Nintendo 3DS in Western territories later this summer. Kokuga, the latest project from Ikaruga and Radiant Silvergun director Hiroshi Iuchi, is...more



9:00 AM on 09.12.2012
Feast your eyes on Kokuga, from the creator of Ikaruga

Everyone knows the name Ikaruga. Whether you've heard it uttered from your annoying shmup obsessed fan (probably me), or you've played it yourself on the Dreamcast, GameCube, or XBLA, Ikaruga has made itself a household name....more





Win your choice of console from Destructoid! in Destructoid's Hangs on LockerDome

Shmups

11:00 AM on 07.07.2014
Cuphead is 40% done, going to be a trilogy

I can't believe Cuphead has only been in my life for less than a month after its quick E3 showing. I'm so attached to it already. It's the game I didn't know I needed. Forget these tired, 20-year old nostalgia trips. Ev...more



11:30 AM on 06.25.2014
Resogun's new massive update gets a stylish trailer

Recently a free update dropped for Resgoun that added new features to the game, like a ship creator and full-on local co-op. Now we're getting a DLC in the form of Resogun Heroes, which adds two new modes and a new game worl...more



1:00 PM on 06.23.2014
Free Resogun update adds ship editor, co-op

Resogun is still one of the best games on the PlayStation 4, and over the weekend, it got a free update that added quite a bit of content. In addition to a pretty badass ship editor (which people have already gone to town wit...more



View all Shmups






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more