Ikaruga is one of the most cherished SHMUPs of all time. Therefore, when the game’s creator announced that his next title would be a 3DS shoot’em up, fans starting frothing at the mouth with sheer joy and unbridled excitement. While the game launched in Japan last September, there hadn’t been much word of when Kokuga would come to the West. Fortunately, developer G.Rev unveiled today that the title would release June 27, which is tomorrow for all of you who haven’t consulted a calendar as of late.
Kokuga will be available on the Nintendo eShop for a cool $14.99. If you dig SHMUPs, we project that you won’t want to miss this one. Be sure to check the trailer out below for a look at the game in motion.