Layer Section, the home console port of arcade game RayForce is back with new features and online ranking. Use the new lock-on laser function to defeat multiple enemies at once for a higher score in this gorgeous 2D vertical shooting game!
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Mixed (26) - 65% of the 26 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Apr 27, 2022
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Notice: Layer Section™ & Galactic Attack™ S-Tribute requires a controller in order to play. Playing with a keyboard and mouse isn't supported.

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About This Game

* Note! You need a controller to play this game. *

Released in 1995 by Taito, Layer Section is the home console version of the arcade game RayForce, a vertical shooting game.
Players control X-LAY, a mobile weapon equipped with lock-on lasers and battle against the Con-Human system for the survival of humankind.

You can also play Galactic Attack, the overseas release of Layer Section.

Enjoy the enhanced BGM of the home console game in stereo sound in this title.
The remixed main melodies are tastefully different from their arcade versions!

New useful features like game rewind, slow mode, and quick save have been added.
Compare scores with others in the new online ranking mode!

◆Lock-On Lasers
The game's main feature, lock-on lasers allow you to attack enemies on the ground or in low orbit.
Use your unit's cross hairs to lock on to enemies and fire lasers at them in one fell swoop.
Target up to 8 units at once. Destroy multiple enemies together for a higher score.
Destroy 8 enemies at once for a 128x multiplier!
Make full use of lock-on lasers to aim for higher scores!

◆Useful Features and Options
・Rewind
 Rewind gameplay a by certain amount of time and resume.
・Slow Mode
 Slow game pace down with a single button press.
・Quick Save/Load
 Save game state at any point.
・Online Ranking
 Switch to online ranking mode in settings to enter your score into the online leaderboards and check how you compare with others.
・Stage Selection
 Play your favorite stages with your favorite settings.
・Expanded Rapid-Fire Settings
 Rapid-firing can now go faster than the original home console version (15/second -> 30/second).
・Coin Credits
 Insert up to 99 credits and play at leisure without worrying about continues.
・Change Difficulty Increase Settings
 Play at a constant minimum or maximum difficulty, which increases when certain conditions are met.
・Screen Orientation
 For arcade mode. Optimized for portrait screen orientation.
・Scan Lines
 Mimicks the nostalgic CRT monitor display.

◆S-TRIBUTE
Reprints of classics produced and developed by City Connection with the Zebra Engine during the Saturn era.
Play a variety of titles with improved controls and new features.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Core i5-8500 3.0GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 630
    • Storage: 500 MB available space

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