Hamster have added any other old-school arcade identify to their increasing Arcade Archive catalogue. Nichibitsu’s sci-fi schmup Armed F is now to be had to obtain at the Nintendo Switch.
Originally hitting the arcade marketplace in 1988, Armed F (often referred to as Formation Armed F), is a vertically-scrolling shmup wherein gamers information the Vowger RC30 spaceship right into a deep area anomaly – Point X1Y7Z94 – which has unexpectedly opened within the galaxy. What can be discovered at the different facet of this black hollow? (Hint: it is extraterrestrial beings and shit).
Armed F follows the tropes of your same old shmup; patterned enemy assaults, power-u.s.and weapon variants, and a couple of phases guarded by way of monstrous bosses. It’s in truth a sexy slick identify, with nice song and brash, vibrant visuals, despite the fact that the Vowger is not rather as easy and slickly managed as different shmup battleships.
Armed F is to be had to obtain now on Nintendo Switch, priced round $8.