M2 have announced that they are porting the 1987 helicopter shoot ’em up Twin Cobra (Kyukyoku Tiger), the 1987 vertically scrolling shoot ’em up Flying Shark (Hishouzame), the pictured 1992 vertically scrolling shoot ’em up Truxton II (Tatsujin Oh), and the 1990 run-and-gun game Out Zone to consoles in the first confirmed Toaplan-developed announcements (see this tag) as part of the upcoming “M2 Shot Triggers Toaplan Series” series. Platforms, release dates, and future titles will be announced at a later date.
M2 have announced that they’ll be giving a follow-up report to their Toaplan-developed arcade titles coming to console at tomorrow’s Famitsu / Dengeki Game Awards 2019. In addition, a follow-up report to the arcade shoot ’em up Senjin will also be delivered. The Toaplan titles were confirmed as coming to consoles last December with delivery scheduled to start in 2020. Check out the full list of eligible titles, including the pictured Knuckle Bash, at this post. The awards take place from 18:30 JST on April 18, 2020.
M2 have announced they will simultaneously release the M2ShotTriggers version of the 1998 Cave／Atlus bullet hell shoot ’em up ESP RA.DE. for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 in late 2019. Check out the official website here and first promo video below. Many thanks to Naruki and Denfaminicogamer.