Experience the rush of battle with the fan acclaimed Bullet-Hell shooter "SUGURI". You're equipped with an automatic lock-on targeting system and a unique arsenal of hyper weapons, power shields, and more. Sure, she may look cute, but when it's time to fight, it's all business.
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Very Positive (98 reviews) - 85% of the 98 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jul 1, 2014

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“Suguri takes a different approach and provides a means for the player to fly past bullet patterns, making it more accessible to casual and newer players. Suguri's defining feature is its dash ability; with it, players can go through beam projectiles without taking damage and charge up their super meter for explosive attacks. If you try to dash through solid projectiles like missiles and bombs, however, you would be stopped dead in your tracks and take damage. This, in addition to a heat gauge that will overheat when the player dashes too much, prevents players from abusing the feature and go through the game dashing nonstop.”
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“And as you make progress with Suguri, you’ll find yourself unlocking many weapons to choose from. Suguri can equip two weapons, and you can set them as Weapon A and Weapon B. The main difference between A and B is that A can be used for normal attack as well as the Hyper attack; and B can only be used for normal attacks.” ... ” A good combinations of weapon equipment which complements the player’s skills will be the key to beating the levels. It almost feels like a puzzle, which is a plus for a shooter game.”
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“The original Suguri serves as a primer to the gameplay of Acceleration of Suguri in many ways.”
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Experience the rush of battle with the fan acclaimed videogame "SUGURI" - one of the most unique side-scrolling shooter titles ever created by doujin game developer Orange_Juice. Showcasing beautifully rendered designs and backgrounds, innovative weaponry, captivating gameplay action, and a cool techno-trance soundtrack, "SUGURI" is a must-have, must-play doujin game.

SUGURI is equipped with an automatic lock-on targeting system and equipped with a unique arsenal of hyper weapons, power shields, and more. Sure, she may look cute, but when it's time to fight, it's all business. So, get ready to focus and concentrate like never before, because you're about to fight your way through seven insanely challenging stages, all while going up against overwhelming bosses with deceptive and distracting weapons that fill up the entire screen. You're outnumbered and outgunned, but use your target-locking control system and fire-power wisely and you might just dodge the hundreds of missiles, laser spears and beams coming at you from every direction. Inflict as much damage as you can and you'll have a fighting chance, but get careless for just one split-second and that's all it takes between exhilarating victory and brutal defeat!

Suguri Features:
  • Side-scrolling shoot-’em-up with fighting-game-like boss battles
  • Mix and match multiple unlockable weapons
  • Charming story with endearing characters
  • Steam Cards

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows® XP, Vista, or Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel® 1 GHz Processor or comparable
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX® 9-level Graphics Card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectSound-compatible Sound Card
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel® 2 GHz Processor or comparable
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX® 9-level Graphics Card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectSound-compatible Sound Card
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jshd13
( 2.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 5
I can't pass the first stage out of 7 on easy
and it has medium and hard left...
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Archmaid Crowvette
( 6.2 hrs on record )
Posted: April 23
On one hand, it took me 80 different deaths and scumming through Level Select on Easy to beat. On the other hand, it had a good spread of cute girls that could murder you in many different ways if you weren't at the peak of skill.

All that difficulty made beating it so much more worth it.
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[GG] Masaki
( 7.4 hrs on record )
Posted: March 28
Suguri is a bullethell game with allot of great stuff in it, you would think its easy on easy, but if you're pretty new to Bullet Hell games like Suguri (just like me), You'll have problems even beating the second stage..

But ohwell, even though this game can be hard at times and Steam overlay doesn't really work on it, you should really go try this out!

I'd say, spend your money on this (unless you already bought it, good boy/girl)
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Little nagi
( 6.7 hrs on record )
Posted: March 27
*plays 100% percent orange juice*

"haha i like this game this is fun!"

*see's this game*

"ohh is this about suguri? this looks like fun!"

*buy's game, plays game on easy for one hour just to beat level one*

*....how...?*

This game is very HARD, if your very persistent then i think you will enjoy this game.
let me tell you one thing this game is bullet hell. you can also carry two weapons on hand,
plus dash threw bullets and lasers.
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Ness1228
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Posted: February 3
For the record, I've played other Bullet Hell games so I have my fair share of experience dodging a screen full of projectiles.

I really only have 2 complaints in this game, but these 2 things pretty much sum up the core gameplay elements;
  • You cannot move and shoot at the same time unless you're using a pathetically weak weapon. This is the main thing that completely ruins the game for me. Each time you shoot, you fire a shot (that will usually miss unless you're point-blank) and you'll end up getting hit by other projectiles on screen that were fired at you as you were taking your shot at one of the many enemies on screen. It doesn't help that about half the enemies feel like damage sponges, and your more powerful shots are often blocked by their own missile projectiles.
  • The "dash" feature (i.e. what the "focus" feature would be in other bullet hell games that slows your movement and focuses fire) makes you move very quickly and invulnerable to energy-type bullets, but your movement is nonstop and hard to control, making it more than easy to end up crashing into missile-type bullets.
It makes no sense to me as to why the style of gameplay should directly clash with what bullet hell gameplay is set out to be.

It just feels pathetic when I've beaten other bullet hell games (some even on their respective Hard difficulties) yet can't even beat the first level of this game on easy. I gave this game several chances, and despite my fondness of Orange_Juice and its characters, I can't find any enjoyment in playing this game.
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Hydroid
( 38.2 hrs on record )
Posted: January 28
I highly recommend this Bullet Hell game. It's very fun, and difficult all the while. The story is short, but makes a great impact to make up for it. It entertwines with the prequel sequel Sora, To make a game worth finishing. Various weapons with different mechanics make it great. Some pros and cons:

Pros.

- Great story
- Fun mechanics&weapons
- Interesting characters
- Excellent soundtrack.
- A good following game(Sora)
- Very inexpensive.

Cons.

-Story is kinda short for how good it is.
-Art is kinda meh.
-Awkward controls(at the start)

The pros out-rule the cons by a longshot. It's worth it. If you're in to Tohou, get this game. It's a great game for such a low price. It's a game that links to several others. This game is what inspired me to collect the Orange Juice games.

Thank you, Fruitbat Factory!
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Zaram
( 3.5 hrs on record )
Posted: January 23
Review in English/Spanish
Análisis en Inglés y Español:

English:
Absurdly hard bullet hell, dash through lasers… get hit by everything else! Thank you, ACCELERATION. That said, the game is quite enjoyable if you are looking for a hard challenge. I would’ve liked it better if the easier game modes were you know, easy.

Español:
Un bullet hell absurdamente difícil, puedes esquivar lasers al acelerar pero acabaras estrellándote con otros obstáculos o misiles con tanta frecuencia que hasta hay un logro de hacerlo 100 veces.

No está nada mal si lo que buscas es un desafío. Me habría gustado que el modo fácil hubiese hecho honor a su nombre ya que incluso en la dificultad más baja es toda una verdadera odisea.
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PuToTyra
( 12.5 hrs on record )
Posted: January 19
Under the blue sky, the two of them met
Sugary:"I like your legs"
Hime blushed, upon hearing this well thought-out compliment. Not knowing what to say, she just nodded, allowing the drool to pour down her chin and drip drip drip on her power core.
Sugary shook her head, dissapointed.
S:"Didn't I tell you? If you drool so much, people will think you're ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥. There are already rumors..."
However, Hime wasn't listening. She slowly, almost mechanically turned around and tried to walk away. However, Sugary was quick enough to grab her and pull her away from the edge of the cliff.
S:"Idiot! Do you want to die!?"
H:"Ughhhh....."
They came here to celebrate their second anniversary, but so far, the date has been a total disaster. Hime doesn't seem to be aware of her surroundings, and, if left alone, may cause harm to herself or the others. Suguri was hoping that, perhaps, the beautiful view from the cliff's edge will return her beloved's memories...but so far, nothing has changed.
She's been like that ever since they had sex for the first time two years ago. After binding Suguri with chains, she just..turned off...and she's been like that ever since.
Nevermind the embarassment of being found in the basement, bound in chains, next to a naked Hime lying in a pool of her own drool.
S:"I give up let's go home"
Just as she was about to give up and drag Hime back home, she noticed that there was someone else standing beside them. A tierd, middle aged woman, holding a giant toilet cleaner.
Tomomo:"I am Magical Girl Demon Lord Tomomo! Mwahahahahaaha!~"
Great. Another lunatic.
Ignoring Tomomo, Suguri took Hime's hand....
Hime:"Gwaaah?"
....and pulled her away down the path they came here.
However, the strange woman followed them.
Tomomo:"D-don't just ignore me, baka yaro! I am the one who made Hime like that! And only I can return her to normal!!"
However, before she was able to finish her sentence, Suguri and Hime have already dashed away. Tomomo was left alone on the cliffedge. The view was indeed, beautiful. Just as the sun dissapeard beyond the horizon, Tomomo decided that there is no point in further continuing her miserable, attention-starved existance, leaped down, and broke her neck.

THE END
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Ephemeral 「ツラトス」
( 1.9 hrs on record )
Posted: January 15
Hah, I beat Touhou 7 on Normal without continue. I can handle normal here.

*dies at stage 1 midboss*

... okay I'll try easy...

*dies at stage 1 midboss*

10/10. This game is HARD. It took me 1 hour to finally beat stage 1 on easy. The game is really fun if you got used to Hyper Dash mechanic. One thing that pisses me off is the absence of steam overlay and the game stays on top of other window if you alt-tab so when I'm playing the game, I can't see or respond to chat.
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Niro
( 2.2 hrs on record )
Posted: January 14
this seems like it would be a fun game, but only bother getting it if you are a danmaku champ(or unless you like frustration and the tedium of endlessly running the same stage over and over and over and over and over times a hundred), because this game is going to be inaccessible to anyone else. "Easy" on this game translates to "Nightmare" for just about any other game.
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ItC'Denebola
( 2.8 hrs on record )
Posted: January 2
You will like this game if you are the type of person who wants it regardless of what my review says.

Brutally difficult...still not 100% sure I understand the mechanics...a tutorial level would have been nice.

Up up down down left...I've said too much!
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✨Foppy✨
( 3.4 hrs on record )
Posted: January 1
Still haven't beaten the first level.
10/10
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KILLER Loli
( 15.2 hrs on record )
Posted: December 17, 2015
First of all, Suguri is not a forgiving game.
You have only one life bar, no continues, and if you lose, it's back to stage one again. (Arcade mode)
So, please don't expect to clear this game in a single run or without some training.
You need to understand correctly the enemies attack patterns, when to evade, when to be more agressive, when to stay calm.

Suguri might not be easy, but when you play it, it kinda gives you a rush
The soundtrack is superb and you can feel the adrenaline in your blood rising up.
It's just so fun to fly and evade in high speed. It's hard to describe, but if you play it, you will understand.

My only complain is that we don't have a manual in Steam for Suguri and there is somethings that you will need to learn by experience.

Anyway, I really like the characters and the scenarios.
Not forgeting the music. Just listen to the opening and you will see.

Seriously, if you are like me you will be wanting to play more (even if you keep dying) just to see how the new area will be, the next boss pattern and to listen to the next soundtrack.

It's addicting, trust me and good luck.
You will need it.
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Asadekai
( 17.0 hrs on record )
Posted: December 4, 2015
Awesome. It's a great bullet hell if you ever want to play one.
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NightmareViperSlash
( 13.8 hrs on record )
Posted: December 4, 2015
This is a great time killer in my opinion. Personally I play it on difficult and see how far I can go. Even on easy it's really fun to play through as well, because it is still fairly difficult. A game I'd recommend anyone to play if they enjoy difficulty or if they have time to kill.
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Cure Lovely
( 10.1 hrs on record )
Posted: December 3, 2015
Suguri is a character that instantly became really special to me the moment I discovered her. Because, as someone who is kind, but not afraid to fight for what's right... that's my ideal personality in a protagonist. She protects everyone's happiness and stands for all the right things! ♥
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Red
( 4.2 hrs on record )
Posted: November 22, 2015
Terrible. The difficulty is ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ even on easy, and that comes from someone who enjoy bullet hell games.
I couldn't get past stage 3, and I have no intention to spend hours practicing so I can clear the game (if that's even possible). The dash is an interesting feature, but it's almost impossible to control, so you just end up dashing straight to the projectiles.

It had a lot of potential, and that's the only reason I'm waiting for the sequel (Sora) to be released on steam, since they claim that it will have a "improved game system". Until then, go play "Acceleration of Suguri - X Edition" or pretty much anything else.
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Giuesppe
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Posted: November 15, 2015
Omg. This is a freaking hard game. Bullet Hell game. If you like Bullet Hell games, and want a challenge, this is the game. Took awhile to get the controls down just to beat the first level. This game will take practice, its a cheap purchase so it is worth it. Love the characters as well. Been buying all of the games myself, which are all also good fun buys.

I haven't played a bullet hell type game for such a long time, basically it felt like if Dark Souls was a bullet Hell game, this would be it.
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=(eGO)= Garrulous Garbanzo
( 3.7 hrs on record )
Posted: November 12, 2015
I have a feeling this would be an amazing game...if I could get past the first five minutes of it on easy difficulty :3
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NOHRIAN SCUM
( 6.3 hrs on record )
Posted: November 8, 2015
A fast-paced bullet hell game revolving around a unique dash mechanic, involving the ability to dash through certain types of attacks at the cost of reducing defense temporarily. With the ability to carry 2 weapons at once, while having many more to unlock, there's quite a bit of variety, allowing different playstyles to develop.

It's also very hard, so if you're a persistent player, this could keep you busy for a while. Also, fantastic music is a plus and helps keep you going.
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1 person found this review funny
Recommended
6.7 hrs on record
Posted: March 27
*plays 100% percent orange juice*

"haha i like this game this is fun!"

*see's this game*

"ohh is this about suguri? this looks like fun!"

*buy's game, plays game on easy for one hour just to beat level one*

*....how...?*

This game is very HARD, if your very persistent then i think you will enjoy this game.
let me tell you one thing this game is bullet hell. you can also carry two weapons on hand,
plus dash threw bullets and lasers.
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4 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 23
Review in English/Spanish
Análisis en Inglés y Español:

English:
Absurdly hard bullet hell, dash through lasers… get hit by everything else! Thank you, ACCELERATION. That said, the game is quite enjoyable if you are looking for a hard challenge. I would’ve liked it better if the easier game modes were you know, easy.

Español:
Un bullet hell absurdamente difícil, puedes esquivar lasers al acelerar pero acabaras estrellándote con otros obstáculos o misiles con tanta frecuencia que hasta hay un logro de hacerlo 100 veces.

No está nada mal si lo que buscas es un desafío. Me habría gustado que el modo fácil hubiese hecho honor a su nombre ya que incluso en la dificultad más baja es toda una verdadera odisea.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
Recommended
15.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 17, 2015
First of all, Suguri is not a forgiving game.
You have only one life bar, no continues, and if you lose, it's back to stage one again. (Arcade mode)
So, please don't expect to clear this game in a single run or without some training.
You need to understand correctly the enemies attack patterns, when to evade, when to be more agressive, when to stay calm.

Suguri might not be easy, but when you play it, it kinda gives you a rush
The soundtrack is superb and you can feel the adrenaline in your blood rising up.
It's just so fun to fly and evade in high speed. It's hard to describe, but if you play it, you will understand.

My only complain is that we don't have a manual in Steam for Suguri and there is somethings that you will need to learn by experience.

Anyway, I really like the characters and the scenarios.
Not forgeting the music. Just listen to the opening and you will see.

Seriously, if you are like me you will be wanting to play more (even if you keep dying) just to see how the new area will be, the next boss pattern and to listen to the next soundtrack.

It's addicting, trust me and good luck.
You will need it.
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4 of 7 people (57%) found this review helpful
Recommended
17.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 4, 2015
Awesome. It's a great bullet hell if you ever want to play one.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: January 15
Hah, I beat Touhou 7 on Normal without continue. I can handle normal here.

*dies at stage 1 midboss*

... okay I'll try easy...

*dies at stage 1 midboss*

10/10. This game is HARD. It took me 1 hour to finally beat stage 1 on easy. The game is really fun if you got used to Hyper Dash mechanic. One thing that pisses me off is the absence of steam overlay and the game stays on top of other window if you alt-tab so when I'm playing the game, I can't see or respond to chat.
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41 of 43 people (95%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
101.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 22, 2014
95 hours later, I remembered I do not have a review for this.
Unlike most shoot em ups, SUGURI is surprisingly easy to get into. Even for the people that do not typically enjoy shoot em ups for more than 2 hours such as myself. So unless you really hate the shmup genre, I believe you should buy it.

SUGURI is a type of game that theoretically should have no replayability, there's no randomisation in game outside of boss moves. All enemies come in the same order every time. And is the type of a game I normally abandon without ever finishing. However, the music and the game mechanics make it stand out rather well from traditional shmups and keep it enjoyable to play even after you've completed the game.

At the core, it does not differ much at all from a traditional shmup : Start a stage, enemies come from the right, you use a weapon to blow them up, then comes the midboss and finally the stage boss. Defeat that and continue doing this until the end of the game with minor variations to that formula. Except you have health instead of lives.

The difference comes from the fact that the game includes two types of projectiles, I am not sure how they're actually called but I just call them solid and non-solid for ease of understanding.
The way it goes is that Suguri, the same-named protagonist of the game has the ability to dash, which allows her to completely avoid non-solid projectiles and charge her Hyper attack meter. Dashing also increases her heat which on a direct percentage amount increases the damage she receive (eg 5% heat you will receive 5% more damage). This and the solid projectiles prevent you from using dash all the time to be completely invincible.

Suguri herself carries two weapons (out of total 16) of your choice into battle, and when her hyper attack meter has built up, can use it to deliver a powerful attack with either of the two weapons. Hyper attacks replace bombing that you normally have in a shmup. Although, while it gives you short temporary invulnerability, it does not clear projectiles.

What makes this game so special for me is the complete freedom you have where the larger enemy fights don't have a real timer set over how long you're going to be fighting them for. You think you can kill something in 5 seconds? Go ahead and try, if you do not die in the process you might just pull it off. Alongside the ability to experiment with different ideas of what might or might not work with the weapons you chose.

And then there's the music, I can't find words for how much I like the music. While obviously not the type of music for everyone, it is really enjoyable.


As fun as this game is, there are some flaws, three of these being steam release exclusive and one is a general flaw with the game :
  • The game does a rather poor job at communicating with the player over what is or isn't dangerous the first time you play it.
  • Playing this with a lengthy name or a name with quite a few unique characters WILL cause you to crash at the end of stage.
  • Rather weird achievement situation. Right now, it is impossible to 100% the game achievement-wise. As one of the achievements does not unlock. Alongside that, achievements sometimes do not unlock or unlock only after you watch a replay of yourself unlocking said achievement.
  • Your actual save file is not actually synced with steam cloud so upon switching computers, game reinstall or system wipe, you will have to reunlock the game again

Although, despite not really a flaw. One minor oddity is that for some reason, the Story mode and the first option of the game (Complete a stage, unlock the next one to play at your will) was renamed to Stage Select upon localisation. While Arcade (Play all stages consecutively in one go) was moved to be the first option of the game.
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23 of 26 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
6.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 9, 2014
i played this game years back and like before, this is a worth buy. unlike many bullet hell games, this game use a heath bar than one hit kill and you can dodge the bullets by dash through them but won't work on misses. there many weapons to get, like the beam sword, a huge gun that fires a huge laser and so on. the boss fights are great and fun and the soundtrack....oh god that sexy soundtrack. the music fits the game so well.

no cons.

buy it if you like bullet hell games.
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26 of 32 people (81%) found this review helpful
19 people found this review funny
Recommended
14.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 26, 2015
It took me 12 hours to beat a 30 minute game on easy.

10/10
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17 of 20 people (85%) found this review helpful
Recommended
73.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 14, 2015
Before you buy this game, keep aware that the game is insanely hard (even on easymode) on players who are new to bullet hells. (I learned this the hard way). Suguri is a fast paced action shooter, kept my heart beating a lot faster than your average horror game.

Pros

-I found this unique, there were an arsenal of many weapons with different kinds of tactics to put into use.
-The dash ability was a very crucial yet fun way to progress through the game.
-Game is very fast paced, there won't be a time when your body is relaxed (except when you're talking the bosses). It really keeps the excitement in the game
-1st stage soundtrack was the best c:

Cons

-There wasn't any tutorial, nor any guide to tell you that dashing can dodge beam attacks unscathed. You would have to also check the keyboard controls to realize its function before starting the game.

In conclusion, this game is one of the best bullet hells I have ever played. 9.5/10

P.S I prefer keeping the game under a window mode.

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15 of 19 people (79%) found this review helpful
9 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 13, 2015
Although surpassed by its sequel - Sora in terms of game design, Suguri still stands out as a strong debut title for the doujin circle Orange_Juice and there is a lot of replay value and fun to be had with the dash-based movement system and fast-paced dodging and fighting you will be doing in Suguri.
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12 of 14 people (86%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 8, 2015
A fast-paced bullet hell game revolving around a unique dash mechanic, involving the ability to dash through certain types of attacks at the cost of reducing defense temporarily. With the ability to carry 2 weapons at once, while having many more to unlock, there's quite a bit of variety, allowing different playstyles to develop.

It's also very hard, so if you're a persistent player, this could keep you busy for a while. Also, fantastic music is a plus and helps keep you going.
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12 of 15 people (80%) found this review helpful
Recommended
9.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 7, 2014
Seeing I finally beat stage mode, and can complete 5/7 stages in arcade mode I feel like I can finally recommend this. I don't like shmup's but I loved this game. I enjoyed this more than acceleration although both are fantastic games. I recommend this to anyone who likes a games with a lot of challenge yet are still very fair. Reminds me of Dark Souls in this sense. Really cool character design and an awesome soundtrack. Go buy this.
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9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 29, 2014
It would be a real shame if fans of the shooter genre passed this one over as being too generic, or too similar to Touhou/Cotton/CAVE/etc games, because it has its own flavor that's really unique. Rather than simply firing in a straight line, or at fixed angles, in SUGURI, your character -- the eponymous Suguri -- actually aims at targets directly, with a simple lock-on system, and depending on the weapon, she has to pause briefly to fire.

This completely changes the dynamics of the game, with enemies doing the same, as well as firing rapid-fire homing attacks! I'd be lying if I said SUGURI is a difficult game, because it's much more than that -- as a danmaku veteran I was getting destroyed on Normal! Excellent timing, clever use of the grazing dash, and mastery of both of your equippable weapons are all required to win in SUGURI.

At the time of this review you can pick up SUGURI and the fighting-game sister title Acceleration of SUGURI for just five dollars together, which is an absolute steal for two inventive and fun games that will run on any computer, anywhere. I highly recommend both titles.
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9 of 11 people (82%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 17, 2014
SUGURI:
7 Stages
1 Life
No Continues
No Power-Ups
Only way to get health back is by clearing a stage
3 Difficulties
Yep, pretty difficult o3o
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8 of 10 people (80%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
139.9 hrs on record
Posted: January 14, 2015
Although simple and fun, this game is sort of fast paced and can be confusing once there are multiple enemies on the screen firing at you at the same time making it hard for you to dodge as well as focus. But if you like a game where enjoy moving at high speed and dodging lasers and projectiles while landing hits with 2 of your weapons from an arsenal of weapons then this is the game for you. This game is very much a bullet hell.

Note That:

This game has bosses

This game has sort of a mini bosses

This game has difficult settings that really give you somewhat a challenge. It ha 4 difficulty settings i.e. Easy, Normal, Hard, and Special. The Special difficulty really gives you a challenge.

Heat gauge depends on how long you accelerate. The more the heat guage goes up, the more damage you are more compelled to take in from enemies.

P.S.
This game does have achievement glitches. I managed to get every achievement except the achievement if unlocking all weapons of which I did.
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11 of 18 people (61%) found this review helpful
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Recommended
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 19, 2014
little girls keep murdering me with explosives
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
Recommended
16.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 13, 2014
Suguri is, as you probably have gathered by now, part of the Bullet Hell subset of Shoot 'em Up's, but a very unique take on it.

You're given a lot of freedom in movement, thanks especially to the dash mechanic, which has the added bonus of allowing you to dodge certain bullets. None of the stages dragged on too long, and they actually seem to get shorter with each passing stage. You have a large range of weapons to choose from, but you only start out with three of them; the more you try the stages, however, you unlock more weapons.

The story is simple, but it's actually pretty good; the characters all seem unique, thanks in part to their fights, but you don't see too much of their personalities until the sequel, Acceleration of Suguri. The art is also a bit simple, but it did grow on me; the sprites on the other hand look amazing, with the enemies sharing a distinctly different style compared to the chibi-esque style of you and the bosses.

The music, on the other hand, is overall a bit above average; while there were certainly standouts, namely the final boss and the entirety of Stage 4, the rest is pretty good at best.

Oh yeah, and this game is insanely hard. On my first playthrough, I could only manage Easy Mode, and even then it took me quite a few hours just to beat it. After getting more accustomed to how the game worked, though, I did finally manage to beat Normal Mode; it did take me a bit longer than it should have, however, thanks to my save data getting corrupted (I still don't know how, either).

Overall, if you're looking for a difficult game that takes a while to get used to, but is a blast once you do, I would easily recommend it; it's easily become one of my favorite Shoot 'em Up games I've played, though I do still prefer its sequel.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 9, 2015
Quick Summary
This localized game is a very unique type of bullet hell, however, extremely difficult.

Purchase Verdict: Yes

Points of Interest
-Dated assets (it's an older game, localized in the past few years, and brought to steam even more recently), however that does not detract from gameplay. The art is still very appealing.

-Innovative system based on locking onto targets and dashing, as well as a large arsenal of weapons at your disposal.

-Extremely difficult, with both an arcade and stage select mode.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 24, 2014
If you like bullet hell games, you will be satisfied. The game itself is easy to learn, you does only need 4 button to play. 2 for your weapons and the other 2 for your ultimate attack and dashing. For moving it depends your way playing the game, either with your keyboard or a controller. Dashing is very important in this game, because you cannot achieve anything in this game without that kind of skill...except weapons, those are unlocked after 10, 20, 30 times and so on :P
It's not for the faint-hearted. You will need at last a good dozen times to clear the first level ON EASY.
The game has 3 levels of difficulty: easy, normal and hard.
Doesn't cleared one level on hard so far.
You must learn the patterns of your enemys attack and appearing on the display, and yeah that is really fun, especially if your friend are watching :D
There are many weapons to achieve, like bazookas, guns, a sword, mines, a flame thrower and so on.
There are 7 levels in this game to clear. I'm after hours of playing only at level 4.
At last I have to tell you a word or two about the music!
Epic! I don't know if other players felt that way...but the music reminds me of the good old game "snowboard kids" on the "nintendo 64". Good old techno beats :)
Latter was my critical point to buy this game!!!
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5 of 8 people (63%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
9.7 hrs on record
Posted: April 17, 2015
Dash through all the beams like it's nothing.
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