Brand New Dreamcast Shmup ‘Ghost Blade’ Release Date Set

Ghost-Blade-Dreamcast-Homebrew-Release-DateIt’s been years in the making, however, Hucast Games have finally revealed that their upcoming scrolling shooter Ghost Blade will be released in a matter of weeks. This all new bullet-fest for the Sega Dreamcast will be arriving in a number of different editions on the 27th September.

Although the gameplay behind this new title may be very familiar, Ghost Blade sets itself apart from the crowd with vibrant visuals that are compatible with the Dreamcast’s 480p VGA mode. The high-res graphics are also to complemented with a punching soundtrack from Rafael Dyll, the same composer who worked on the homebrew Euro-Platformer Gunlord.

The game itself features five stages with oversized battleships to overcome, along with three different player ships to master, and even auto-bomb ‘easy mode’ for those new to the genre. Furthermore the game boasts a two player mode for those much loved local co-op sessions

Starting at 32.95EUR, fans of both Sega’s swansong and the shmup genre will be able to get their hands on the regular edition of the game. Exactly 1,000 copies of the limited edition will also be made available at 52.95EUR, coming bundled with the game’s soundtrack.

Ghost Blade (Sega Dreamcast Homebrew) Release Trailer

Link: Buy Ghost Blade Regular Edition (Dreamcast Homebrew)

Link: Buy Ghost Blade Limited Edition (Dreamcast Homebrew)

Last Updated ( 28 August 2015 )  


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(Link to this comment) ChuckieDoll 2015-09-13 23:03
Looks good - reminds me I still need to beat Gunbird 2 and Gigawing! Will keep an eye on reviews

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