Arcade - 1987
Air Raid is an arcade shoot 'em up released by Seibu Kaihatsu in 1987. It is known as Cross Shooter in North America, it's the predecessor to "Raiden". The game is a vertically-scrolling shoot 'em up. Unlike other Seibu shmups, this one is a Cute 'em Up, with bright-colored pastel graphics very similar to TwinBee. Players are equipped with a forward firing shot and limited bombs. Enemies will drop colored power-ups whose color will continuously cycle, each color equipping the ship with a different upgrade. This power-up system would later make it's way into the Raiden series.
Arcade - Released - 1988
In this game you play the role of a man whose girlfriend has been kidnapped by a ruthless mafia boss and you need to find her quickly. The gameplay involves you having to shoot all the mafia henchmen before being able to fight the level boss. The game is view as a 1st person/3rd person hybrid where you are shooting in first person but you can see the outline of your character. To avoid getting shot you have to make sure you are not in front of an enemy as when you are your outline turns red and you are vulnerable. You can duck for cover but you automatically pop up after a few seconds so...
Arcade - Released - 1989
Dynamite Duke is a 1989 action arcade game developed by Seibu Kaihatsu. It was later ported to the Master System, Mega Drive/Genesis and X68000. Being a Cabal-based shooter, it can be considered a follow-up to Seibu's Empire City: 1931 and Dead Angle.
Arcade - Released - 1986
The game is set in 1931 New York City where the player controls a young man who must avenge his family members, who were killed in a gang shootout. Over a period of several months, he targets mobsters, culminating with the mafia boss.
Empire City: 1931 (エンパイア シティ:1931), is a shooting gallery game. The game has players taking on the mafia in 1931 New York City by gunning down mobsters one by one.
Microsoft MSX - March 17, 1986
Magical Kid Wiz is an Action game, developed by Seibu Kaihatsu and published by SCEI, which was released in Europe in 1986.
Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 15, 1987
The year -- 1931; the "Golden Age" of mafia power. The Place -- Manhattan, New York. This story is an account of a youth whose family was innocently trapped and killed in a bloody gang shoot-out, and who single handedly fought against the mafia to avenge their death.
Sony Playstation - Released - April 19, 1996
Mezase! Senkyuuou is a cute 2d puzzle game. 8 different characters to play. The game features 5 game modes (only 3 are avaliable at first time): Ball game tournament mode Determine skill mode Run ball game mode Hell ball game mode (hidden) Antitank mode (hidden)
Arcade - Released - 1997
New Zero Team , is a Beat 'em Up game made by Seibu Kaihatsu in 1997. The game was released in North America by Fabtek called New Zero Team U.S.A
Arcade - Released - 1990
In the year 2090, Earth has suddenly become the target of deranged aliens. Following the invasion, a new cutting-edge weapon, the Raiden Supersonic Attack Figther, based on the destroyed alien craft, is created for humanity's hope for survival.
Sony Playstation - Released - April 11, 1997
RAIDEN DX is another one of the few good PSX shooters, proving that the machine can be good with sprites if you know what you're doing. Proper vertical mode is included for the purists, and there are two remixed soundtracks along with the arcade original ("original release" and "Viper Phase 1"). Three courses are available. Training is a huge level in which you only have one credit (unless you cheat and play 2P) - so it may as well be called "Score Attack" level. Novice has five levels, and may just be plain Raiden 2 as there is some reference to it above the course select bit. Expert mode...
Arcade - Released - 1994
Vertical scrolling shoot-em-up that adds new features to its prequel Raiden II. Choose from three separate missions: Training special stage, Alpha levels 1-5 and Bravo levels 1-9. Collect various power-ups to increase your weaponry. Lots of secrets and bonuses including ratings based upon player performance
Arcade - 1996
Raiden Fighters' plot is not directly apparent in and of itself. The protagonist squadron must quell a massive guerrilla uprising headed by a ruthless dictator. The setting of this conflict appears to take place in eastern Asia, as the briefings for each "Mission" include a war plan superimposed over a map depicting the countries of China and Japan
Arcade - 1997
Raiden Fighters 2: Operation Hell Dive was produced by Seibu Kaihatsu in 1997. Seibu Kaihatsu released 23 different machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1985. Other machines made by Seibu Kaihatsu during the time period Raiden Fighters 2: Operation Hell Dive was produced include Raiden Fighters Jet, E-jan Sakura aka E-Jong Sakura So, Gravure Collection, Raiden Fighters, Battle Balls, Viper Phase 1, Raiden DX, and Raiden II. One of the best vertically scrolling shooters yet. This game is Raiden on horse steroids; there is no other way to describe this game....
Arcade - Released - 1998
Raiden Fighters Jet is the third and last game in the Raiden Fighters series. This game retains the same intensity and manic gameplay as its predecessors, while introducing several new mechanics.
Arcade - Released - 1993
Excellent sequel to the classic original "Raiden". As in the original, players control a fighter jet/spaceship through various levels while shooting down other planes and bombing tanks on the ground.
Sony Playstation - Released - September 25, 1995
The Raiden Project features two vertically scrolling arcade shooters on one disc: Raiden and Raiden II. Raiden takes place in 2090, a time when Earth is under attack by hordes of alien "exobiological beings, a race of technologically advanced creatures from a distant galaxy." To combat this threat, the world's top scientists, engineers and otherwise brilliant people have replicated a super high-altitude fighter/bomber from the remains of a downed alien vessel. This new ship is called Raiden (aka Lightning Thunderbolt), and you are its pilot.
Sega Genesis - Released - July 6, 1991
Raiden Trad is an over-head vertical-scrolling shooter, based on an arcade game of the same title. It features two forms of weapon upgrades and two types of missiles (normal or homing). You start the game with several bombs which you can use to destroy most enemies on the screen to get yourself out of a jam. Each level ends with a large boss or bosses.
NEC TurboGrafx-CD - Released - April 2, 1992
A conversion of the classic arcade shoot 'em up, Raiden follows the conventions of the genre with coloured power up pods that give different weapons when collected. Raiden is one of the all-time greats in the annals of shoot 'em up history. It’s not just the excellent graphics and sounds, but the engaging gameplay that keeps you addicted for ages. It’s also capable of throwing up some hair-raising moments, and bullet dodging skills are pushed to the extreme
Arcade - Released - 1993
Zero Team U.S.A. is a 2D side-scrolling Japanese superhero-themed beat 'em-up game that puts the player in the shoes of either the male fighters Ace, Speed and Big O or the female fighter Spin. The team is pursuing the kidnappers of women. Each fighter has their own set of moves that include hand to hand moves, kicks and special moves. Along the way, various items like barrels, scooters and crates can be picked up and thrown at the enemies. It is also possible to use weapons like spears and bazookas dropped by enemies and use these against them. Items to replenish health and valuables to...