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Your favorite Shmup from Cave? Which is your favorite Game from Cave?

01-31-2012, 05:34 PM
#11
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: Northern California
Posts: 550
1. Dodonpachi Resurrection
2. Espgaluda II
3. M. Bug Panic
4. Deathsmiles
5. Bug Princess

Waiting for: Chaos Rings II, Phoenix Wright 123
I will always love: Kairosoft and CAVE Co. Ltd., Capcom, Godzilab, Simogo
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Dodonpachi is no longer my favorite iOS game.
01-31-2012, 08:09 PM
#12
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: Plainfield, CT
Posts: 162
Death Smiles
Dodonpachi
Bug Panic
Espgaluda
Bug Princess

I'm just a sixteen bit sprite in an eight bit game.

02-01-2012, 12:00 AM
#13
Joined: Nov 2011
Location: Canberra, Australia
Posts: 59
On ios, i'd say espgaluda II.

On all systems, its a tossup between ketsui or muchi muchi pork

Favourites: Pix'N'Love Rush - Forget Me Not - Dungeon Raid - and all of CAVE's shmups
02-01-2012, 12:23 AM
#14
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 3,573
Either Espgaluda II or Bug Princess.

GameCenter ID: 0-FeliX-0
Hyped Up For: Wil's Finest Hour
02-01-2012, 06:27 PM
#15
Joined: Jul 2011
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 1,172
Ddpr.
02-04-2012, 12:25 AM
#16
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 4,444
Mushihimesama-Futari

Now Playing: Vietnam '65 | .Decluster | BP2Black | Monster Hunter Freedom Unite | Banner Saga | Ultimate General Gettysburg | Papers, Please | SmartGo Kifu | Crowntakers | Brogue | FTL
02-05-2012, 01:41 PM
#17
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 2,867
1-deathsmiles 2-bug princess & bug panic

Drat!
04-10-2012, 12:39 AM
#18
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 1,917
Well, in the bullet hell group, we recently had a discussion of our favorite Cave iOS games after Bug Princess 2 came out. I'll copy and past people's reponses in this thread to help people new to bullet hell/Cave games decide on which of the Cave's games to get. I hope its ok if I make a multi post..one post for each of the Bullet Hell group member's response.

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04-10-2012, 12:49 AM
#19
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 1,917
Bullet Hell Group's favorite Cave games reponse:

tops2:

1. Bug Panic - A dual stick shooter like game thats intense and fun. This game has a lot of bullets, so its almost a "bullet hell" of dual stick shooters. The levels are huge, and the boss fights are intense, especially the last boss. The multiplayer really shines..the games are short, but fast and intense. The only downfall is its hard to find multiplayer games.

2. Deathsmiles - People seem to either like this game, or rate it low among the iOS Cave games. Its the only horizontal shmup/bullet hell iOS game from Cave. The enemies comes from both sides of the screen, and theres not way around it..sometimes enemies get blocked by your fingers. I'd say this is one of the most awkward setups..but I got used to it. The main thing I love about the game is the Castlevania feel to the game..and the iphone mode has an "rpg-lite" item collecting element. The items actually can greatly affect the game.

3. Bug Princess 2 - This game is great. The levels are varied and the game is straightforward enough for me. I've only recently gotten this game so I don't have too much experience in it yet though. Other's have more experience with this game so I'll leave the reponse to others.


These are the rest that I either recently got, or haven't spent a lot time with so I won't rank them. I've only done one or two runs with most below..but the one that I have the best feel form is Espgaluda 2.

Espgaluda 2
Bug Princess
Dodonpachi Resurrection
Dodonpachi Blissful Death


I'd say for people new to bullet hell..I'd recommend Bug Princess 2. Its easy to get into, the levels are varied, multiple difficulties, and the "wait mode" (action slows down when the game gets intense).

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04-10-2012, 12:50 AM
#20
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 1,917
Bullet Hell Group's favorite Cave games reponse:

syntheticvoid:

Favs;

ESPGaluda II
Bug Princess 2
Bug Princess
DoDonPachi Resurrection
DoDonPachi Blissful Death
Deathsmiles


I'd put Bug Panic right under BP 2 ATM... But it might work its way back to the #2 spot after I've played through BP 2 another 30 times... =oP


Hmmm... The more I play Blissful Death, the more I like it. I still can't chain to save my life... But just playing through for survival on hell difficulty is pretty fun. I really should spend more time with it, cause I know if I get the chaining down, it could very well go above BP1.

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