Ikaruga For PlayStation 4 Deploys On June 29 With 4K Support

By Sato . June 11, 2018 . 12:30am


Treasure recently announced that its vertical shoot ‘em up title Ikaruga is headed to PS4 soon. We now have a release date of June 29, and it’ll come with 4K support for PS4 Pro and 4K monitors.


As far as content codes, the game is a complete port of the Steam version of Ikaruga, which released in February 2014. Here are more details from its product page:


Shoot! Dodge! and… Get Hit!?
Ikaruga is a vertical shoot ’em up that features an unique polarity-switching gameplay.
Switch the ship’s polarity and “get hit and absorb” enemy bullets!
Achieve High Score with the chain bonus!

Key Features

  • The player ship, all enemies and bullets are black or white.
    Player’s polarity can be switched at will.
  • Your ship can absorb enemy bullets of the same polarity.
    Filled energy goes to fire powerful homing lasers! (Release Power)
  • Defeat 3 enemies in a row of the same polarity and get the chain bonus!
    Building up high scores feels like a puzzle game?
  • Spectacular 3D graphics. Fast and smooth game play.
  • 2 Players game (Local) and
    Double Play Mode: You can play 2 Players game with one controller.
  • 5 levels. Tactical level design and boss battles.
  • 3 difficulty levels: EASY, NORMAL, HARD.
    Change your tactics depending on the difficulty.
  • 2 Game modes: ARCADE, PROTOTYPE (not hidden).
  • Replay data save is available.
    You can also download them from the Leaderboards.
  • Vertical screen mode support.
    You can also play the game like a side-scrolling shooter by rotating only the game screen.
  • Xbox360 controller, Keyboard and Mouse support.


Ikaruga released for arcades, Dreamcast, GameCube, Xbox 360, PC, and Nintendo Switch.

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