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Giga Wing


Genre: Shoot 'em up
Release year: 1999
Developer: Takumi
Publisher: Capcom
Regions: Europe, Japan, USA
Region tested: USA
Age rating: Everyone
Playability status: Excellent
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A vertically scrolling shooter game, Gigawing takes no prisoners as your powerful craft takes on screens full of enemies and weaves its way through intricate bullet patterns. Even with access to a rapidly recharging shield, only the most skillful players will get through this one unscathed.

Emulators tested

Demul 0.5.8.2 (DirectX 10) – Game plays very well, with just some very minor audio glitches. This game uses hand-drawn sprites rather than polygons and may appear excessively blocky when upscaled by the emulator.

This game requires a high level of player skill and reaction time, using an arcade stick or accurate digital d-pad is recommended. The game may be harder on the emulator since there is likely to be additional input lag.

Demul 0.5.8.2 (DirectX 11) – Not tested.

Makaron T12.7 – Not tested.

Special configuration options

None required.

Percentage of game played

First two levels.

Videos and screenshots

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Reviews

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Other versions

The game also appeared in the arcades. The Dreamcast version is the only version released for home systems.

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