Following yesterday’s trailer, M2 has released new details about its upcoming M2 ShotTriggers re-release of Sorcer Striker for PlayStation 4.
Get the details below.
■ A 24 Year-Old Revival
Eighting’s maiden work, Sorcer Striker is a shoot ’em up released in 1993.
t left arcade shooter fans in awe with its unique setting that combines fantasy and steampunk, pitting mechs against monsters, and a dynamically told story through stage performances and precisely detailed movements of pixel characters big and small. And now, in November 2017, it will appear for the first time as a console game after 24 years.
■ New Feature: “M2 Gadget”
The “M2 Gadget” is a new feature in the M2 ShotTriggers release of Sorcer Striker that supports players by displaying information about the game content, that you would not have been able to know playing the arcade version, on the left and right sides of the screen. This includes the score, remaining lives, number of bombs, enemy health and boss timer, rank graph, main shot, subshot, gameplay results, and enemy destruction history on the left side of the screen, and a new stage map and music box on the right side of the screen. Information about the enemies and characters that you encounter will appear as cards. You can view the cards you collect in the Card Gallery.
■ Various Modes
Sorcer Striker has three main game modes. Each supports online rankings, as well as quick save and load. There is also a replay feature that lets you rewatch not only your own gameplay, but the gameplay of advanced players.
A complete revival, without any detail left behind, of the arcade version of Sorcer Striker.
Super Easy Mode
An M2 ShotTriggers mode that has applied adjustments to make it more enjoyable for beginner shoot ’em up players. Enjoy the world of Sorcer Striker to your heart’s content.
A battle mode where two characters can freely join together to fight.
■ Three Background Music Modes
You can choose from three background music modes, including the original background music, orchestra arrange version, or Sorcer Striker PC version arrange sound source.
■ A Wealth of Options
Various options unique to M2 ShotTriggers titles are included, from familiar settings such as changing the difficulty level and key configuration, to settings such as turning rank-ups on or off, vertical screen mode, scan lines, and more.
■ Online Score Ranking
You can register your high scores for each mode and player aircraft on the online ranking. And not only can you share your score, you can also upload and download replays.
■ Share Feature
You can upload screenshots and videos to social networking services using the Share button, as well as live broadcast your gameplay.
Sorcer Striker will launch for PlayStation 4 via the PlayStation Store in Japan on November 2 for 3,700 yen.
View the screenshots at the gallery.