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Raiden IV: Overkill retro shooter coming to PSN next month

Those of you who love the retro style games will be pleased to know that Raiden IV: Overkill will be arriving on the PlayStation Network next month for the PS3. If you remember playing the original Raiden title this will take you back a few years and after previously releasing on the Xbox 360 in 2009, it is nice to see it make its way to the Sony PS3.

Raiden IV: Overkill is said to be the bolstered edition of the shooter sequel developed by Japanese firm MOSS, and this version builds on the Overkill edition previously launched on the Microsoft console. With new enemies and power-ups added, Raiden 4: Overkill will be coming to the PlayStation 3 in April courtesy of UFO Interactive.

The arrival of this old-school shooting game is discussed briefly on Shack News as they highlight new improvements to the 2009 version that is an enhanced port, which will also feature an Overkill mode. In addition, the PS3 port of Caladrius, which is a Japanese exclusive, is also on its way to the PSN, although this will be a download only title.

Are you looking forward to the arrival of an improved retro title with Raiden IV: Overkill coming next month? What other retro games would you like to see on the PS3?

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Written by Marlon Votta

Marlon joined the Product Reviews team in March 2011. He brings a wide-range of experience to PR, and has studied and worked in a diverse range of industries. These include art and design, a Horticulturalist, graphics and printing. Personal interests include music, football, boxing, traveling, and different languages, although Marlon has an Italian background. He now looks to expand his computer and tech knowledge by writing news on the latest trends in this industry. Follow Marlon if you’re looking for an unbiased view of the latest products, and tech services.

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