ININ Games and Taito have released a brand new update for G-Darius HD as players are getting a ton of new content added to the game. This is a completely free update for both the Nintendo Switch and PS4 version that is out right now. It will give you three new versions of the game to try out, each one a very specific version that is different from the primary game you're playing. As well as several new features and gadgets to help change things up a bit. You can read more and check out a video about the updates below.
G-Darius HD: Three New Versions
In addition to the two versions that are already part of G-Darius HD – which are 1997's G-Darius and its high-resolution version G-Darius HD – Taito's major update adds three new awesome versions that will delight retro fans and owners of the game for both, Nintendo Switch and PS4.
- G-Darius Ver.2 was first released in 1998 and is an updated version of the original G-Darius which was initially published one year earlier. While the story remains the same, G-Darius Ver.2 comes with a beginner mode, rapid-fire function and a lot of adjustments to the gameplay.
- G-Darius Ver.2 HD comes as an HD version of G-Darius Ver.2
- G-Darius for consumer adds the 1998 Japan-released console port of G-Darius
New Gadgets, Modes & Settings
Besides the three new complete versions of G-Darius, there are several new gadgets, modes and settings that will be implemented in G-Darius and G-Darius Ver.2 that improve your gaming experience. Learn more about the weaknesses of the enemy bosses with the Boss Gadget, improve from an overall Zone Map and keep track of the remaining time until YAZUKA appears with the Yazuka Timer! Customize your parameters to train for the real battles in a newly added Training Mode and check out your most glorious fights in the Replay Gallery.