Review: RXN -Raijin- (Nintendo Switch)
The vertically-scrolling shooter utilises the entire width of the 16:9 field, resulting in challenging, strategy-testing gameplay.
- Fantastic graphics.
- 1.9GB Download size.
- SMUP gameplay/ Bullet hell.
- Japanese speech.
- Can rebind controls.
- 10 save slots, 1 autosave so 11 in total actually.
- World map level select with forks in the path.
- The difficulty is based on a 1-7 star system.
- Save between levels.
- Three characters with each one having unique attack patterns.
- Detail- Look at your stats and weapons but also rotate your player model and transform between a ship and a mech.
- A special fourth attack that is used to clear the screen of enemies.
- Result page showing collectibles and total score.
- Collectibles are used to power up your weapons.
- Earn EXP and level up your character.
- Arcade presentation.
- Upbeat banging soundtrack.
- Each ship has a 4 mini ship trail that allows you to position them to cover all angles of shooting. It’s a unique way to shoot at enemies.
- Short bite-sized levels.
- You have continued.
- Over 40 levels to play through.
- Easy to pick up.
- Can replay levels.
- Sweet looking locations thanks to detailed flowing 3D backdrops.
- Big screen-filling boss battles.
- A lot of polish has gone into this.
- Basic yet effective controls.
- On-screen prompts for your weapons.
- English subtitles.
- Has a story on top.
- No online leaderboards.
- Lacks a tate mode.
- Levels can feel too short.
- Constant difficulty spikes.Forgettable story.