eXceed 3rd reboots the eXceed storyline, taking it in a new direction. In this installment, Rayne Lindwurm, a descendent of the Dragon Clan, fights her way through a tournament to become one of the 7 Cardinal Lords who rule her world, Pandemonium.
User reviews: Very Positive (283 reviews)
Release Date: Aug 2, 2012

Sign in to add this game to your wishlist or mark as not interested

Buy eXceed Jade Penetrate Black Package

HOLIDAY SALE! Offer ends January 2

-50%
$5.99
$2.99

Packages that include this game

Buy eXceed Complete Pack

Includes 3 items: eXceed - Gun Bullet Children, eXceed 2nd - Vampire REX, eXceed 3rd - Jade Penetrate Black Package

HOLIDAY SALE! Offer ends January 2

 

Recommended By Curators

"The most polished entry in the series, 3rd feels and sounds more like Mushihime-sama than Touhou. Faster paced and stands as excellent in its genre."

About This Game

eXceed 3rd reboots the eXceed storyline, taking it in a new direction. In this installment, Rayne Lindwurm, a descendent of the Dragon Clan, fights her way through a tournament to become one of the 7 Cardinal Lords who rule her world, Pandemonium. Standing in her way are other competitors and their familiars, including her own older sister and heiress to the mighty Dragon Clan, Celestia Lindwurm.

Rayne must use her Mini-Tiamats, bombs, and the Burn Air Raid homing special attack to fight her way through the tournament and win a seat as a Cardinal Lord. Also featuring a slowdown feature for precise maneuvering through 'bullet curtains', multiple scoring multipliers, localized cut scenes, and memorable bosses, you'll be driven to help Rayne in her journey to power.

Key Features:

  • 6 action-packed stages
  • Dynamic difficult balancing, depending on the player’s skill
  • Multiple scoring mechanics including bullet grazing and bullet cancelling
  • Cutscene-driven story-telling
  • High production values – outstanding graphics, music and gameplay

System Requirements

    • OS:Windows Me/2000/XP/Vista/Windows 7
    • Processor:Pentium 4 or better
    • Memory:512 MB RAM
    • Graphics:NDIVIA Geforce 5200 or better, AMD(ATI) Radeon 9600 or better
    • DirectX®:8.0
    • Hard Drive:309 MB HD space
    • Sound:Standard
Helpful customer reviews
23 of 28 people (82%) found this review helpful
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 4
Much better than the previous games in the series.

This is a solid bullet hell shooter with some interesting bullet patterns and flashy visuals.
Was this review helpful? Yes No
15 of 17 people (88%) found this review helpful
266.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 15
I'd say that this is a must buy for every danmaku fan that has a Steam account.
The gameplay is fun and challenging, the graphics are pretty good too and the music is absolutely fantastic.
I'd say that it's a 8.5/10, at least it is for me.

And it's cheap, so if you like the Touhou series, Ikaruga, Deathsmiles or even DoDonPachi you won't get disappointed.
Was this review helpful? Yes No
18 of 28 people (64%) found this review helpful
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 1
STORY 9.5/10
Dang the name of this game is for real

GRAPHICS 9/10
The logo of the game has the full name of the game too

GAMEPLAY 4/10
Seriously this game's name tho

MUSIC 8/10
It's subtitled "Jade Penetrate Black Package" for reals I sw2g

REPLAYABILITY 6/10
I wonder if it has a cool abbreviation? Like "Jape Blapa"?

WOW FACTOR 8/10
Also the X in eXceed is capitalized, not the E. That's really cool.

CONCLUSION 7.416666667/10
Also it's not "eXceed 3" - it's "eXceed 3rd"
Was this review helpful? Yes No
5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 12
well made arcade shooter, i love this kind of game, yet i can't finish this game on easy difficult
Was this review helpful? Yes No
5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 22
You need to be a fan of this type of game to enjoy it. I bought this game because I enjoy trying different things in gaming, but i never really got into this one. For the price however, I can't really complain. I would have paid more going to a movie.
Was this review helpful? Yes No
5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 21
its ok
Was this review helpful? Yes No
3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 9
If you like bullet-hell games, this is a game for you! Great OST (Intersect Thunderbolt :D), challenging stages and more!
This is my second favorite danmaku, just after Touhou :3
Was this review helpful? Yes No
3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
16.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 14
Absolutely love this game. The storyline is allright, but I highly recommend starting this game on the highest difficulty, which is Hard.

There are some cons though, difficulties are actually not any easier when you play them on a lower difficulties. This game is not as hardcore as Touhou, so if you expect insane level difficulty like Touhou, you may be disappointed.

The good side is that if you are new to these types of games, there's an Autobomb and Autoslow which triggers bombs or slow the game down to help you if your life is totally on the line. I have only gotten to see autobomb a few times because I kept dying at an intense area.

Players will go through the trouble to try to fix the game so it runs at 60 FPS and not 30 FPS. You want 60 FPS because the speed of the bullets move depending on your FPS.

9.5 out of 10.
Was this review helpful? Yes No
3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
23.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 18
what you can expect:
6 stages with fitting music( mostly heavy metal)
6 bosses and some sub bosses each with their own awesome attack patterns
homing shots and destrucable homing lasers if enough ( don't how there are called)are gathered.
4 different diffculties
screen will get very very shiny because the bullets in the later difficulties, it won't prevent you from playing.

Rate it for all shmup advanced players to complete shmup masochists.^^
Was this review helpful? Yes No
5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
11.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 3
Fun to play.
Good character design.
Interesting voice actress.
Great background music.
Another interesting Danmaku after Touhou (for me).
Love It !
Was this review helpful? Yes No
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 23
Unlike "eXceed - Gun Bullet Children", this game is worth reccomending. A challenging bullet-hell shmup with good audio and visual element. And hard as hell. And there is even translation for story mode!
Was this review helpful? Yes No
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
18.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 1
eXceed3rd: Jade Penetrate Black Package is a “shoot 'em up” or “bullet hell” shooter. It is short, difficult, and very intense. There is a surprising amount of required skill hidden beneath its simple appearance, making it fun to replay and aim for better scores. The blood-pumping metal soundtrack is great! eXceed 3rd is a fine choice for both newcomers and fans of the genre; just be sure to look up a tutorial for how to play the game properly.
(Rating: 7.5/10 “Good”)
Was this review helpful? Yes No
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
10.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 26
This is the game that REALLY got me into Bullet Hell Shooters; great music and a lot of fun. Stick with it and the game will take over a lot of your spare time. Recommended!
Was this review helpful? Yes No
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 28
The Best game from the trilogy. Great music, great gameplay, and interesting story.

8/10
Was this review helpful? Yes No
5 of 8 people (63%) found this review helpful
3.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 2
Farmville is harder than this.

6/5
Was this review helpful? Yes No
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
12.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 12
Fast paced bullet hell game with a badass soundtrack.

Play on Hard for maximum fun.
Was this review helpful? Yes No
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 16
Awesome game
Was this review helpful? Yes No
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
14.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 22
Best bullet hell game I found. I'm new to the genre trust me, if you start this type of games, start with this one.
Was this review helpful? Yes No
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 23
Play half an hour,drop a foil card 10/10
Was this review helpful? Yes No
4 of 7 people (57%) found this review helpful
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 23
This game has a really dumb name.
Was this review helpful? Yes No