Ikaruga Physical Edition Could Be Coming To Nicalis Store Soon

Ikaruga PS4 box art

Game company Nicalis recently revealed a tease of what’s to come for vertical shoot ‘em up video game Ikaruga.

Ikaruga could be coming to the PS4

Nicalis recently posted a tweet including an image that featured a PlayStation 4 box art of the game. It also had a caption that players should sign up for their newsletter at the Nicalis Store. This might suggest that the game will be launching on the Sony console soon with a physical edition.

Currently, the game is available digitally on the PlayStation Store.

Check out the overview below:


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!


  • 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 three 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.
  • Two-player game (Local) and Double Play modes: You can play a two-player game with one controller.
  • Five levels. Tactical level design and boss battles.
  • Three difficulty levels: Easy, Normal, Hard. Change your tactics depending on the difficulty.
  • Two 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.

Online store here.