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Ikaruga, Triggerheart Exelica (XBLA)
« on: January 14, 2008, 01:19:55 PM »
Ikaruga is set to hit 1/16, while Triggerheart is set for 1/23. Dates are for Japan, I'm not sure if they will be the same worldwide.

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Ikaruga, Triggerheart Exelica (XBLA)
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2008, 02:09:35 PM »
Alright, Triggerheart is set for a 2/27/2008 release in Japan:

http://www.warashi.co.jp/exelica/exelica360.htm
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Ikaruga, Triggerheart Exelica (XBLA)
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2008, 03:20:29 AM »
Is this only for the Japanese Xbox 360s with access to Japanese Live? I'd like to get 'em if it's not only for Japanese Live members.

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« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2008, 03:41:58 AM »
Triggerheart is available for download worldwide, on any X360. Ikaruga has been delayed and still isn't out (anywhere).
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Ikaruga, Triggerheart Exelica (XBLA)
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2008, 04:47:31 PM »
Thanks for the info, EOJ. :)

I just hooked up my Xbox 360 that had been sitting in the closet for a while due to moving things around on my computer desk and such, and downloaded the Triggerheart Excelica demo. It's not too bad, but I may purchase it later on.

I'm more interested in Ikaruga, even though I already have the DC and Gamecube version. :P

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Ikaruga, Triggerheart Exelica (XBLA)
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2008, 04:14:55 PM »
Ikaruga's coming out this Wednesday at 9:00 AM GMT...

Linky: http://kotaku.com/376823/its-official-ikaruga-hitting-xbla-this-week

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Ikaruga, Triggerheart Exelica (XBLA)
« Reply #6 on: April 09, 2008, 04:13:03 PM »
Ikaruga's out right now. Go get it, boys and girls.

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Re: Ikaruga, Triggerheart Exelica (XBLA)
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2010, 12:14:16 AM »
I picked up Triggerheart Exelica today. I really like the anchor system. Having trouble adjusting to the manual swing mechanic tho. Anyone else pick this up on XBLA? Thoughts? I know I'm probably late to the game, but felt compelled to buy it while browsing the Arcade offerings. Too bad Trouble Witches Neo isn't out yet.

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Re: Ikaruga, Triggerheart Exelica (XBLA)
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2010, 08:24:01 AM »
I love Triggerheart, but it's definitely a shmup I play casually. The manual swing mechanic is annoying, but useful to master if you're going for score or trying to reach Faintear.
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Re: Ikaruga, Triggerheart Exelica (XBLA)
« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2010, 12:37:15 AM »
I got THE before the region-free Cave ports started arriving and so don't play it nearly as much these days, but I really enjoy it.  The swing isn't nearly as annoying as it seems at first, and can make a huge difference in scoring.  It's mainly figuring out how far in advance to release the button if you want the enemy to go a certain direction.  They physics are in no way advanced and once you have it figured out you'll hardly need to consciously think about it again.  I'm definitely glad I picked it up, if only because it's a really enjoyable diversion.  Plus, I think the music is pretty great, too.

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Re: Ikaruga, Triggerheart Exelica (XBLA)
« Reply #10 on: December 22, 2010, 01:34:39 AM »
Played a bit more of THE today. Ended up getting 28mil on Stage 1. I went back to Auto Swing and funnily enough I prefer the Manual setting.

The idea of having to hold down shot and anchor in order to score well was hurting my head for a bit, but I think I'm starting to adjust. I like the Stage 1 boss milking, and the Stage 1 Faintear milking as well. It's a shame there aren't more superplay videos of this (at least that I could find). Only found Stage 1 & 2 on youtube. All in all a very fun game.

Is it me, or do you get more medals while using Manual Swing? I tried to find a strategy FAQ for this without luck. Oh well.