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RayForce is a true port, in the best and worse sense, but is the quasi-classic SHMUP worth the asking price?

What's New

==Ver.1.0.3==
Now compatible with iOS6.

App Description

TAITO's shooting classic RAYFORCE is back, in iPhone form!
Now featuring a special optimized Remix Mode with intuitive one-finger controls!

*-**-*** RAYFORCE Details ***-**-*

TAITO is famous for arcade shooting games, and the RAY trilogy is one of the most beloved series!
Ever since the 1993 release of the trilogy's first installment, RAYFORCE, fans have been thrilled by the game's cinematic visuals and gorgeous layered raster scrolling graphics. RAYFORCE became a 2D shooting instant classic, and now it's available for iPhone and iPod touch!

*Two Game Modes: Remix Mode and Arcade Mode!
The Remix Mode provides a new, iPhone-optimized experience with simple flick-style controls.
For the hardcore, Arcade Mode is a faithful touchscreen recreation of the original arcade game.

*Two Shooting Methods: Auto and Manual!
Auto Mode provides automatic, button-free firing for both the standard weapon and lock on laser, allowing players to take on this challenging game with a single finger.
Manual Mode adds weapon controls (a toggle for the standard shot and a fire button for the lock on laser), providing a more arcade-like play experience.

*Two Display Types: Zoom and Original!
The Zoom display enlarges the play area, filling the entire iPhone screen with dynamic visuals.
For the purist, the Original display mode delivers a pixel-perfect rendition of the arcade game's screen.

*Difficulty Modes Added!
A total of 8 difficulty modes are now available, ranging from Very Easy to Very Hard.

*RAYFORCE's gorgeous graphics and striking raster scrolling, perfectly recreated!
RAYFORCE owes much of its unique look to the arcade technology of the time, and no expense has been spared replicating those visuals for the iPhone edition of the game.

*RAYFORCE's enchanting soundtrack is back!
One of the highlights of the original RAYFORCE experience was its sound design, perfectly replicated here under the supervision of TAITO's ZUNTATA sound team.

*Game Center Compatibility!
Individual rankings have been prepared for each stage and for each game mode.

### Important Notice ####### Please read the following before purchasing.
*This app is intended for the iPhone 4, 4S, iPhone 5, 5S, 5C, 4th generation iPod touch, 5th generation iPod touch, iPad, and iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad mini,devices running iOS version 4.2 or newer.
*The app will function on iPhone 3Gs and 3rd generation iPod touch devices using iOS 4.2 or newer, but optimum performance cannot be guaranteed.
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**A Request from TAITO**
If you experience any technical issues, please turn your device off and reboot it, then try the game again.
If the problem persists, please contact our customer support address:
appsupport@taito.co.jp

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App Changes

December 20, 2013 Price Decrease: $5.99 -> $2.99
December 21, 2012 Price Decrease: $5.99 -> $2.99
October 18, 2012 New version 1.0.3
June 24, 2012 Price Decrease: $11.99 -> $5.99
June 24, 2012 New version 1.0.2
November 30, -0001 Initial Release

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