Psikyo Shooting Stars Alpha brings classic shmups to Nintendo Switch in January

September 24, 2019 1 min read

Publisher NIS America has announced that it will be bring its shmup compendium Psikyo Shooting Stars Alpha to western Switch users in January 2020, bringing six arcade bangers to Nintendo's small-screen console.

The six games featured on Alpha are the Strikers 1945 trilogy - which released in 1995, 1997, and 1999 respectively - as well as 1996's Sol Divide: Sword of Darkness, 2000's Dragon Blaze, and finally 2001's Zero Gunner 2. Each game features crisp HD visuals, local co-op support and, best of all, can be played in horizontal or vertical rotation, one of the reasons the genre is perfect for the Switch format.

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