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Ikaruga Rated for PlayStation 4

We’ve learned the classic shoot ’em up Ikaruga might be coming to PlayStation 4.

The news comes via the games rating board in Germany, which rated the game for Sony’s latest home console.

Here’s a look at the rating:

Here’s a rundown on the game:


Shoot! Dodge! and… Get Hit!?

Ikaruga is a vertical shoot ’em up that features an unique polarity-switching gameplay. Switch the ship’s polarity and “get hit and absorb” enemy bullets! Achieve High Score with the chain bonus!

Key Features:

  • The player ship, all enemies and bullets are black or white.
    Player’s polarity can be switched at will.
  • Your ship can absorb enemy bullets of the same polarity.
    Filled energy goes to fire powerful homing lasers! (Release Power)
  • Defeat 3 enemies in a row of the same polarity and get the chain bonus!
    Building up high scores feels like a puzzle game?
  • Spectacular 3D graphics. Fast and smooth game play.
  • 2 Players game (Local) and
    Double Play Mode: You can play 2 Players game with one controller.
  • 5 levels. Tactical level design and boss battles.
  • 3 difficulty levels: EASY, NORMAL, HARD.
    Change your tactics depending on the difficulty.
  • 2 Game modes: ARCADE, PROTOTYPE (not hidden).
  • Replay data save is available.
    You can also download them from the Leaderboards.
  • Vertical screen mode support.
    You can also play the game like a side-scrolling shooter by rotating only the game screen.

Ikaruga was originally released for arcades back in 2001 for Japan, followed by a Dreamcast release and later a worldwide Gamecube release. The shmup eventually made it to Xbox 360, and most recently Windows PC, via Steam.

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