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Layer Section™ & Galactic Attack™ S-Tribute

System: Nintendo Switch Release date: 28/04/2022

Released in 1995 by Taito, Layer Section is the home console version of the arcade game RayForce, a vertical shooting game.

Players control X-LAY, a mobile weapon equipped with lock-on lasers and battle against the Con-Human system for the survival of humankind.

You can also play Galactic Attack, the overseas release of Layer Section.

Enjoy the enhanced BGM of the home console game in stereo sound in this title.

The remixed main melodies are tastefully different from their arcade versions!

New useful features like game rewind, slow mode, and quick save have been added.

Compare scores with others in the new online ranking mode!

◆Lock-On Lasers

The game's main feature, lock-on lasers allow you to attack enemies on the ground or in low orbit.

Use your unit's cross hairs to lock on to enemies and fire lasers at them in one fell swoop.

Target up to 8 units at once. Destroy multiple enemies together for a higher score.

Destroy 8 enemies at once for a 128x multiplier!

Make full use of lock-on lasers to aim for higher scores!

◆Useful Features and Options

・Rewind

Rewind gameplay a by certain amount of time and resume.

・Slow Mode

Slow game pace down with a single button press.

・Quick Save/Load

Save game state at any point.

・Online Ranking

Switch to online ranking mode in settings to enter your score into the online leaderboards and check how you compare with others.

・Stage Selection

Play your favorite stages with your favorite settings.

・Expanded Rapid-Fire Settings

Rapid-firing can now go faster than the original home console version (15/second -> 30/second).

・Coin Credits

Insert up to 99 credits and play at leisure without worrying about continues.

・Change Difficulty Increase Settings

Play at a constant minimum or maximum difficulty, which increases when certain conditions are met.

・Screen Orientation

For arcade mode. Optimized for portrait screen orientation.

・Scan Lines

Mimicks the nostalgic CRT monitor display.

◆S-TRIBUTE

Reprints of classics produced and developed by City Connection with the Zebra Engine during the Saturn era.

Play a variety of titles with improved controls and new features.

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In the case of games that use cloud streaming technology, only the free launcher application can be downloaded.

Please make sure you have enough storage to complete the download.

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The Nintendo Account Agreement applies to the purchase of this content.

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Multiplayer requires one compatible controller per player. Additional controllers (sold separately) may be required.

Categories

Arcade, Shooter

Players

Single System (1-2)

Publisher

City Connection

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Age rating

  • Implied Violence, Mild Violence

Nintendo Switch download software

System

Nintendo Switch

Release date

28/04/2022

Age rating

PEGI 7

Compatible controllers

  • Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

Languages

English, Spanish, French, Japanese, Korean, Chinese

Download size

861.00 MB