This Is Cave’s Latest Arcade Shoot Em Up, Dodonpachi Saidaioujou


Cave’s next Dodonpachi game is titled Dodonpachi Saidaioujou, headed to Japanese arcades on April 20th. New to this Dodonpachi title is a “Dress System,” by which you can dress up your three playable female characters. Different kinds of dresses have different effects on your abilities and those of enemies. Here’s a look at the game:



These are the three characters (called Element Dolls) you play as. In order to see their different dresses—divided into Shot, Laser and Expert categories—check out the official website here.


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