Razion EX is Coming to Switch on September 16

Razion EX is Coming to Switch

German developer NGDEV has announced Razion EX is coming to Switch on September 16 in a surprise digital release, following the shmup’s limited physical release.

Razion EX is coming to Switch via the Nintendo eShop for $19.95. The game’s limited physical release, sold their NGDEV’s online store, has been sold out.

Here’s a rundown on the game:

RAZION EX is a 16 bit CGI style horizontal shooting game originally made for arcades, ported and upgraded to Nintendo Switch

The score system is based on growing gold cubes and using the beam to freeze the cubes. It has 3 game modes (NOVICE/NORMAL/MANIAC).

Changes for EX version:

  • reworked game play
  • re-balanced and reduced difficulty
  • added bullet canceling for certain enemies
  • reworked controls and ship movements
  • upgraded graphics and added 32 bit effects
  • upgraded to widescreen
  • added scanline filter
  • slightly reworked levels
  • reworked scoring mechanics
  • unlock-able continues
  • added training mode for unlocked levels and bosses
  • added small ending
  • CD quality music

Game Features:

  • 6 stages with varied settings
  • 6 huge end bosses
  • 7 sub bosses
  • 3 game modes
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