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by Paul Acevedo 0
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Team up with friends to fry fish in this stellar shmup.

Dariusburst: Another Chronicle EX+ Co-op Review

Taito’s Darius series has always stood out from other shoot ‘em ups thanks to its unique sea life-themed enemy ships and memorable Zuntata soundtracks. A few years back, Dariusburst: Chronicle Saviours arrived on PlayStation and Steam, impressing fans with its 4-player co-op and ample gameplay modes. Now, the arcade follow-up Dariusburs...

by Paul Acevedo 0
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The largest Darius game ever has arrived on PlayStation and Switch.

DARIUSBURST: Another Chronicle EX+ is Bursting With Co-op Shmup Action

DARIUSBURST Chronicle Saviours is a shoot 'em up that really wowed genre fans back in 2016, especially the phenomenal Steam version. Five years later, Taito and publishers United Games and ININ have just unleashed an upgraded version of the game: DARIUSBURST: Another Chronicle EX . This version adds new content and fully supports 4-player local co-op in all modes.

by Paul Acevedo 0
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12 total co-op classics will make this a compelling miniature arcade cabinet.

Taito Egret II Mini Arcade Full Lineup Revealed, Includes Darius Gaiden and Ninja Kids

Not long after we published our first story about Taito's upcoming miniature arcade cabinet, the Egret II Mini, Taito has now announced the final assortment of games that will be included on the unit. The final announcement adds two more co-op classics: Darius Gaiden and The Ninja Kids, bringing the total number of built-in co-op games for the Egret II Mini up to 12.

by Jason Love 0
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New DLC will be based on three Sega games

DLC for DARIUSBURST: CS Dated, New DLC Announced

Around this time last month we heard there would be some DLC on the way for widescreen, side-scrolling, giant fish ship shooter DARIUSBURST Chronicle Saviours. The new content, which is still unnamed at this point, would include three levels and ships based around three classic Taito games: RayForce, Night Striker, and Metal Black. All of this should be making its way to PC and PlayStation 4 around March 17.

by Paul Acevedo 0
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Dariusburst: Another Chronicle Arcade Machine Released Worldwide, Proving Somebody Still Makes Arcade Games

The Darius series of shoot-em-ups has long featured 2-player co-op play. While Darius originated in arcades, it’s far more likely that Co-Optimus readers first played Darius Twin on Super Nintendo/Wii or Darius Gaiden on Saturn/etc. The last home release, Dariusburst for PSP, sadly didn’t see release outside of Japan (but it was single-player anyway). When the arcade sequel, Dariusburst: Another Chronicle debuted in Japanese arcades last year, nobody expected it to receive a worldwide release. Now, quite surprisingly, Taito has started taking orders for an English language version of the machine.

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