You will see the creation of new lives... Capture enemies and fire them back at their allies as enormous beams of energy in this horizontally scrolling shooting game, featuring 5 versions of G-Darius with new features, enhancements, and Steam exclusive extras!
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Very Positive (58) - 96% of the 58 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Mar 30, 2022
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About This Game

Taito's Darius series began with the titular arcade game, Darius, in 1986 and comprises numerous side-scrolling shooting games released in arcades, many of which were later ported to game consoles.
G-Darius is the 4th arcade game in the Darius series of horizontally-scrolling shooting games, which sees the Silver Hawks battling against huge, space-faring warships who resemble various aquatic life-forms.
G-Darius HD features 5 versions of G-Darius: arcade-perfect ports of G-Darius and G-Darius Ver.2 and an HD version of each, along with the console port of G-Darius, coupled with an Steam-exclusive widescreen bonus mode!

G-Darius/G-Darius HD

The original arcade game, faithfully recreated with a host of extra features to enhance your enjoyment!
  • Use the Capture Ball!
    Capture most enemies and turn them against their allies.
  • Fire the α Beam!
    Release captured enemies in an all-powerful burst of destructive energy.
  • Boss Beam Battles!
    Counter a boss's β Beam with your own α Beam to unleash an even more deadly Counter Beam.
  • Branching paths!
    Choose your route as Zones branch midway and after each boss.
  • Capture Gallery!
    Check which enemies you still need to capture.
  • Subwoofer compatible! (Steam only)
    Re-create the legendary in-seat speaker of the arcade cabinet.
  • Gadgets galore!
    Dive deeper into the game with extra info to aid you in your battle.

G-Darius Ver.2/G-Darius Ver.2 HD

All the features of G-Darius and more, in this update to the original arcade game!
  • Beginner mode
  • Rapid fire button added
  • Game speed adjustments
  • Enemy endurance adjustments
  • Player shield capacity adjustments
  • Mid-bosses added to some zones
  • Boss timer & timer bonus system
  • New and adjusted boss attack patterns

G-Darius CS

A faithfully emulated console port with all the extra features which that release boasted!
  • Fight any or all of the 30 bosses in VS BOSS mode!
  • Practice your skills using the beginner’s mode.
  • View the opening and endings from the options menu.
Note: this is the Japanese version of the game features no gadgets or enhancements from the other versions included here.

Exhibition
Peek at what might have been if G-Darius was developed as a dual screen arcade cabinet! Battle a handful of selected bosses in wide-screen glory in this PC-exclusive bonus mode!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows10-64bit
    • Processor: intel Corei3-3120M
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: intelHD Graphics5000
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 128 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows10-64bit
    • Processor: intel Corei7-3770
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX760/AMD Radeon R9 270X
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 500 MB available space

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