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RayStorm
レイストーム
(1996)




 
RayStorm
レイストーム

GAMEST MOOK Vol.53
DETAILS
Format Magazine / Book
Released 14 Nov 1996
Publisher Shinseisha
Product ID GMC-53
Size (cm) 25.7 x 21 x 1 (AB)
Weight (kg) 0.56
PRICE
STATUS
Superb Gamest Mook guide book for Taito's shooting game sequel.
Breaks down every aspect of the game in excrutiating detail with stage maps, advice on every event, enemy data and movement, boss data, ending gallery, Q&A and staff interview, all illustrated by hundreds of screenshots.

168 pages (104 in colour), Japanese.

RayStorm
レイストーム
GAMEST VIDEO Vol.30
DETAILS
Format VHS
Released 15 Nov 1996
Publisher Shinseisha
Product ID ISBN4-88199-303-8
Size (cm) 21 x 12.5 x 3
Weight (kg) 0.34
PRICE
STATUS
Following an excellent Gamest Mook, Shinseisha strike again with a top-notch Gamest Video release featuring complete playthrough movies for both the R-Gray 1 and R-Gray 2.

White plastic video case, 70-min NTSC VHS tape.

RayStorm
レイストーム
PLAYSTATION
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 10 Jan 1997
Publisher Taito
Product ID SLPS-00678
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
After a flurry of relatively dodgy releases on PlayStation, Taito finally get it right with a 4-star conversion of the superb sequel to the landmark RayForce (1993).
Crisp 3D visuals, 2P gameplay, quirky Zuntata soundtrack - this one's a gem.

CD case, PlayStation CD-ROM disc, 20-page colour booklet, spine card.

Ray Storm Kōshiki Guide Book
レイストーム 公式ガイドブック
PLAYSTATION HISSHŌ HŌ SPECIAL
DETAILS
Format Guide Book
Released 25 Feb 1997
Publisher Keibunsha
Product ID ISBN4-7669-2672-2
Size (cm) 21 x 14.8 x 1 (A5)
Weight (kg) 0.30
PRICE
STATUS
Excellent 'Official Guide Book' for the PlayStation version, covering both 'Arcade Mode' and 'Extra Mode' in stunning detail.
Also features a staff interview, a cut-out paper model of the R-Gray 1, and a brief b&w 'Taito STG History' section.

128 pages, 112 in colour, Japanese.

Layer Section II
レイヤーセクションII
SEGA SATURN
DETAILS
Format Sega Saturn
Released 30 Oct 1997
Publisher Media Quest
Product ID T-26409G
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS

Impressive but comparatively edgy port of RayStorm for the Sega Saturn, from third party developer Media Quest.
Interestingly, it keeps the same 'Layer Section' namesake as the SS version of RayForce (1993).

CD case, Sega Saturn CD-ROM disc, colour booklet, spine card.


Ray Storm [Best]
レイストーム [ベスト]
PLAYSTATION THE BEST
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 12 Mar 1998
Publisher Taito
Product ID SLPS-91050
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
'PlayStation the Best' re-issue edition of the PS RayStorm.
Disc content remains identical to the original 1997 release.

CD case, PlayStation CD-ROM disc, colour booklet, spine card.

The Double Shooting - RayStorm x RayCrisis
THE ダブルシューティング ~レイストーム x レイクライシス~
SIMPLE 1500 SERIES Vol.75
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 25 Oct 2001
Publisher D3 Publisher
Product ID SLPM-86912
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
2-in-1 'Simple 1500 Series' collection that brings together the PlayStation versions of:
- RayStorm (1996)
- RayCrisis (1998)
Both games remain identical to their original releases, conveniently compiled on a single disc. A great set!

CD case, PlayStation CD-ROM disc, booklet, spine card.

 

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