Xbox is making one of the best games of the late ’90s free for a limited time
Xbox made one of the best games of the late 90s free for a limited time, thanks to Games With Gold and Xbox Live Gold. If you’re an Xbox Live Gold subscriber, you can now download two of January’s four free games, and one of those games is one of Sega Saturn’s best games. By January 15, all Xbox Live Gold subscribers will be able to download Radiant Silvergun for free.
Developed by Treasure, Radiant Silver Pistol debuted in 1998 via the Arcade and the Sega Saturn, but only in Japan. It didn’t get to the west until 2011, when the game was released via the Xbox 360. To this day, it’s widely regarded as one of the best games of 1998 and one of the best shoot’em games. up of all kind.
The other free game, NeuroVoider, is available until the end of the month. Developed by Flying Oak Games, it hit in 2016, scoring an impressive 85 on Metacritic.
NeuroVoider: “NeuroVoider is a two-stick shooter RPG set in a cyber-futuristic world about brains shooting around evil robots with nuclear rocket launchers. Fight the horde of vigilant robots, empower your character with the smoldering remains of your victims and defeat master NeuroVoider to end this eternal war. Play co-op with up to 4 friends, or go alone on a hack’n’slash rampage adventure, with a pinch of rogue-lite and a bit of permanent death . “
Radiant Silver Pistol: “Radiant Silvergun, restored by Treasure, is now available! The shooter that made it a legend remains unchanged, but an “Ikaruga-style” hidden shooting mode gives everyone something new. Previously only available in Japan, Radiant Silvergun on Xbox Live Arcade also features leaderboards, local or Xbox Live co-op play, downloadable reruns, and enhanced visuals, making it the version to own. “
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