Xbox Store Today: Raiden V

25 years ago, arcade gamers in Japan got their first look at Raiden, one of the most influential vertically-scrolling shooters of all time. Today, the fifth entry in the franchise, is now available to download through the Xbox Games Store for the Xbox One.

Raiden V will offer two-player simultaneous multiplayer, a huge variety of weapons, three selectable ships, and a screen absolutely bursting with stats. It’s priced at a wallet-busting $49.99, but you can read more about Raiden V right here, and be sure to check out the launch trailer embedded above.

Xbox One Games

Raiden V ($49.99)
A quarter-century after the arcade hit Raiden first left its mark on the shooting genre, the series now comes to the Xbox One in its most modern and advanced form yet! Join the war for Earth’s future, where the tide of battle holds constant surprises, in this game that’s easy to learn, but difficult to master. Using Xbox One cloud functionality to its fullest, now all players can easily access their data, allowing you and your comrades-in-arms to enter the fray side-by-side! With tons of content, a variety of weapons, and a revolutionary new combat system, this is Raiden on a scale you’ve never seen before!

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John Scalzo is Warp Zoned's Editor-In-Chief and resident retro gaming expert. You can follow him on Twitter or email him at john AT warpzoned DOT com.

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