21st Aug2017

‘Raiden V: Director’s Cut’ coming to PS4

by Phil Wheat

PQube have announced that the latest instalment in the legendary shoot ’em up series, Raiden V: Director’s Cut, will debut on PlayStation 4 in Europe on October 6th 2017.

The Raiden series is one of the original trailblazers in the arcade shoot ’em up genre, with a rich 27-year history of high intensity bullet-dodging action. Featuring a fully narrated campaign, Raiden V takes players to the skies of real-life locations like New York, Paris and London for the first time in series history. After the most powerful weapons on the planet are taken over by alien Cranassians, the Raiden supersonic attack fighter squad is scrambled to counter the alien threat and save earth from complete devastation.


  • Updated HD Graphics – Full 1080p support brings every explosion, missile attack, and overpowering boss encounter to life like never before!
  • Tri-View HUD – Stay on top of the action as real-time score tracking and command center information continuously update you on the situation during gameplay!
  • Cheer Attack – Build up your Cheer meter through cheering fellow players and destroy your enemies with a massive missile barrage!
  • Fully Narrated Storyline – Take to the skies of real-life locations for the first time in a thrilling campaign to end the threat of the alien invaders!
  • New Ships – 3 Unique Ships with vastly different abilities and weapons are at your disposal!
  • Health Bars – The days of one hit and you’re dead are gone, but keep an eye on your ship’s health if you want to make it to your final destination!

Raiden V: Director’s Cut features all-new gameplay modes and additional content, exclusive to this edition, including local 2-player cooperative play; and all-new exclusive levels. In addition, the game is releasing both digitally and physically with a Limited Edition that includes an exclusive soundtrack CD.

Raiden V: Director’s Cut is released on PlayStation 4 on October 6th 2017.





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