Thursday, February 16, 2012
Death Smiles IIX
Death Smiles IIX [First Print Limited Edition] [Japan Import]
Deathsmiles II is a horizontal side scrolling shoot 'em up arcade game by Japanese developer Cave, released in 2009. It is notable for its aesthetic style, featuring heavy occult and gothic influences. It is the third Cave shoot 'em up to be played using a horizontally-oriented monitor (the first being two Progear (2001) and the original Deathsmiles (2007). DeathSmiles II is sequel of Deathsmiles and is the first Cave arcade game to use polygons instead of their traditional sprites for graphics. It was ported to the Xbox 360 with additional modes in a Japan only region-locked release in 2010. This came in both regular edition and a limited edition including a soundtrack CD. A platinum edition was released in 2011. The game was made available on the US "Games on Demand" store in 2011.