HomeNewsRangok Skies – retro-styled arcade shmup coming to Switch, PS4, and Steam

    Rangok Skies – retro-styled arcade shmup coming to Switch, PS4, and Steam

    Indie publisher Digerati has to announced that their vertically-scrolling shmup, Rangok Skies for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC via Steam will be launch in Q4 2020/Q1 2021. Developed by Samurai Games, Rangok Skies offers an authentic old-school challenge with shoot ’em up gameplay inspired by genre classics.

    A Rangok Skies demo has been released to coincide with the imminent PAX X EGX online event, which starts this weekend, and is available to download and play now on Steam. In addition to giving players an opportunity to sample the explosive over-the-top action, the demo includes three of the game’s four available characters, each with their own ship and attacks, and features online leaderboards.

    War has started! Rangok Skies is a vertically scrolling arcade shooter inspired by the genre classics, such as DoDonPachi, Gunbird, and Strikers 1945. Highly replayable with 4 different characters, each with their own unique ship, weapons, and bombs. Includes 2-player local co-op.

    Key features

    • Choose your pilot: Four different characters, each with their own unique ship, weapons, bombs, and story endings
    • Solo Mode: Start with three lives and three continue credits, and try to beat the game!
    • Online rankings: Which leaderboard you’re ranked on – Terminators, Masters, Heroes, or Babies – is determined by lives lost, continues used, and score
    • Auto-Shoot Accuracy: Hold down fire to slow your ship and enable more precise movements
    • Special Weapons: For targeted mass destruction of most enemies and bullets
    • Mega Bombs: Inflict screen-clearing devastation, perfect for tight situations
    • Collect mini-items and rewards: Increase firepower, charge the Mega Bomb meter, boost your score
    • Five intense stages: Each with their own enemies and huge end-of-level boss
    • Local Co-op Mode: Play with a friend and defeat Lord Rangok together
    • TATE Mode (): Supports turning your monitor vertically for the full arcade experience


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