Ikaruga now on PC

One of the most iconic shoot 'em ups ever created is now on PC. Ikaruga is now on Steam for $9.99.

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One of the most iconic shoot 'em ups ever created is now on PC. Ikaruga is now on Steam for $9.99, ending a 13 year trek from arcade to Dreamcast to Gamecube to Xbox 360 and Android.

Ikaruga memorably included a color-switching mechanic, where players could absorb bullets of the same color. Thanks to clever design, it quickly became a beloved classic. The PC port is based on the Xbox Live Arcade release, but there's new features added specifically for the Steam release.

The PC release includes support for Steam achievements, leaderboards, and cloud. However, a recent update from Treasure also promises eventual support for Steam trading cards.

Being a decade-old game, the system requirements are quite lax, requiring a Windows XP system with 1GB of RAM and an Intel Core2 Duo processor (or Athron64 X2).

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    February 19, 2014 9:45 AM

    Andrew Yoon posted a new article, Ikaruga now on PC.

    One of the most iconic shoot 'em ups ever created is now on PC. Ikaruga is now on Steam for $9.99.

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      February 19, 2014 11:26 AM

      I've seen a few comments stating that setting "max prerendered frames" to 1 in the GPU drivers solves the input latency issue. So I guess I may pick it up now even if that isn't an ideal solution.

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      February 19, 2014 11:28 AM

      somewhere roushi is smiling

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      February 19, 2014 3:19 PM

      Athron. Greeeeeeeat, brb upgrading!

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