Psikyo Shooting Collection will bring a bevy of shmups to PS5


Will also be drip-fed onto PS4 and Xbox One

Publisher City Connection has announced that it will release a compendium of classic Psikyo arcade shmups on PS5, following the titles' previous releases on Steam and Nintendo Switch.

The Psikyo Shooting Collection will include 12 titles from the Psikyo series, include both Gunbird and Gunbird II, Sol Divide, the Samurai Aces games, and the Strikers 1945 trilogy. As per the Steam/Switch releases, each title in the collection will feature original arcade dip switch settings, a selection of visual filters, and screen orientation options.

Additionally, City Connection plans to release the titles one-by-one on PS4 and Xbox One, in much the same way it has done for PC over the course of the year, however no dates were announced for any of the above releases. In related news, the publisher recently announced that DeathSmiles I & II will also be putting an appearance on PS4, Xbox One, and Switch in 2021. You can check out the full list of games below.

  • Dragon Blaze
  • Gunbird
  • Gunbird 2
  • Gunbarich
  • Samurai Aces
  • Samurai Aces III: Sengoku Cannon
  • Sol Divide
  • Strikers 1945
  • Strikers 1945 II
  • Strikers 1945 III
  • Tengai
  • Zero Gunner 2

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