Deathsmiles is CAVE's bullet-hell shoot-'em-up where you take the role of one of five Angels to defend the magical land of Gilverado from an invasion by Hell itself! Eradicate this devilish assault!
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Very Positive (187 reviews) - 98% of the 187 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Mar 10, 2016

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March 31

DoDonPachi Resurrection OST release: Arrange Album & Anime Sale!

Good news for Cave fans: Kouta Takahashi and Kenji Ito bring their skills to bear on DoDonPachi Resurrection's already great soundtrack.
And for launch week only it's 20% off!

Don't forget, Mushihimesama, Deathsmiles and DoDonPachi Resurrection are all on sale too!

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December 14, 2016

Cave DLC released for DariusBurst CS

For any cave fans looking to play something a little different, we just released 3 new DLC ships for DariusBurst CS today featuring DoDonPachi's Deltasword, Deathsmiles' Windia and the Tiger Schwert from ketsui!


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“...a cause for celebration... will still put a smile on any shooter fan’s face.”
8.7/10 – GAMERamble

“Deathsmiles manages to hit the perfect difficulty level so that both newcomers and old hats at the genre will find the challenge level they desire.”
8.2/10 – GamersFTW

“Deathsmiles has an awesome combination of arcade-y controls and mechanics along with a easy-to-pick up hard-to-master scoring system... Overall, the title is a must-buy for shumps fans.”
10/10 – Subaltern Gaming

Deathsmiles RPG Maker assets

To celebrate the release of Deathsmiles, Degica is pleased to announce that official RPG Maker assets based on Deathsmiles are now available for purchase!

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About This Game

Deathsmiles is CAVE's bullet-hell shoot-'em-up where you take the role of one of five Angels to defend the magical land of Gilverado from an invasion by Hell itself! Team up with a friend, choose an angel, and eradicate this devilish assault across six different game modes!

Deathsmiles’s developer, CAVE Co., Ltd., is the powerhouse behind revered bullet-hell shooters such as Mushihimesama, DoDonPachi, Espgaluda, and many more!

  • Horizontally scrolling bullet-hell madness across six different game modes including Mega Black Label mode.
  • Spooky good fun! Battle ghosts, demons, man-eating plants, and even giant cattle in this gothic horror-themed adventure.
  • Five playable angels to choose from, each with her own faithful familiar.
  • Supports two-player local cooperative play. Banish the forces of Hell together!
  • Reap what you sow with the challenging and powerful Counter system.
  • Freely choose your path and difficulty with nonlinear progression between a variety of macabre stages.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7/8/8.1/10
    • Processor: Intel Core i3 2GHz or higher
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5000, Geforce 9500GT, Radeon HD 3650 or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectSound-compatible sound card

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