Published on May 8, 2012
Experience sensory overload with CAVE's latest addition to the shoot-em-up arena, Akai Katana.
Set in a parallel world resembling Japan's Taisho period, the people have discovered the powerful Blood Swords. Requiring human sacrifices to unleash their immense destructive power, these swords have been used by the empire to crush neighbouring countries. However, all the bloodshed and power gained through sacrificing close family members has made some of the swordsmen reconsider. With new fighter planes and the powered up swords at their disposal, this small band of rebels now fight back against the tyrannical empire.
Created specifically with the Xbox 360 in mind, Akai Katana is the first CAVE release to feature horizontal combat in sumptuous HD and eye-watering full 16:9 support.
Prepare for a new definition of 'bullet-hell'!
Gorgeous hand-drawn artwork and lovingly rendered sprites
Full HD 16:9 support
Three gameplay modes: Origin (Arcade) Mode, Slash Mode and Climax Mode
Fully animated UI
Original Arcade settings optional for authentic experience
Online leaderboards and replays
Local 2-player co-op (Arcade mode only)
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