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Release Dates

06/29/10 Aksys Games
04/23/09 Cave
02/18/11 Rising Star

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Owners: 45
Favorite: 1
Tracked: 1
Wishlist: 7
Now Playing: 1

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Enter the world of Gilverado, a kingdom plagued by hideous monsters and tortured souls. Choose from four angels with unique demonic familiars and battle against a storm of enemies pouring out of Hell’s gates!  Fight your way out of tight spots as you are surrounded by enemy units and bullets from both sides of the screen. The unique left/right shooting mechanic of Deathsmiles will keep you on your toes as you dodge and weave through complex enemy fire, beautifully crafted by the modern masters of shmups, CAVE.

Triggering “Power-up mode” will unleash great streams of golden crowns, white tiaras, and grey skulls as you cut through enemies with your little angel’s mighty magic shot.   Try not to get distracted by the bling as you collect these gorgeous trinkets en masse and pump your high score to the limit!

“Most shooters feature space ships heroically charging through bullet showers to kill some alien nuisance,” says Cherie Baker, PR Specialist. “With Deathsmiles, you’ve got little girls flying through a gothic otherworld to destroy the horrific, necrotic Imperator Tyrannosatan. Really, what could top that!?”

Deathsmiles Key Features:

  • Five Characters to Explore Gilverado

    Choose Windia, the foppish English girl; Casper, the sassy German; Follett, the cautious French girl; Rosa, the California valley girl; or Sakura the faithful witch of the swamp wastes. Travel down the roads of Gilverado and discover hidden conversations between the angels.

  • Mega Black Label

    Test your supernatural powers against the onslaught of the Ice Palace and its forgotten protector!   Put your skills to the test with a new scoring system that demands more, but pumps out even more explosions of shiny tokens!

  • Choose Your Path and Difficulty

    You can choose your own route through the game’s stages and set the difficulty for each, from a level of 1 to 3. These difficulty levels allow you to customize the bullet count and boss toughness. Watch out if you choose level 3 five times, though…

  • Save and Play Back Replays

    Save replays of your own games to watch later for your own enjoyment. Players can also download the top 20 scoring runs on the leaderboard.

  • Online Rankings & Online Co-op

    Check out your score on the online leaderboard, with rankings for each character and game mode. Two-player cooperative play is also available via: Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network!



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Legacy Sales History

Total Sales

Opinion (27)

1 19,943 n/a n/a 19,943
2 6,855 n/a n/a 6,855
3 3,818 n/a n/a 3,818
4 2,707 n/a n/a 2,707
5 2,165 n/a n/a 2,165
6 1,778 n/a n/a 1,778
7 1,735 n/a n/a 1,735
8 1,748 n/a n/a 1,748
9 1,685 n/a n/a 1,685
10 1,389 n/a n/a 1,389
T.Rexington posted 03/04/2012, 03:02
Holy crap! 200,000 sales lifetime? Not too bad for a game of this caliber. MS should really invest a bit more in low budget Japanese games. As in, they should bring more of their Japanese developed games to NA, they seem to outprofit their Japanese counter part everytime.
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T.Rexington posted 25/02/2012, 09:08
Loved this game, gonna have to rebuy, I liked 2X, but the art direction was much better in this one I thought.
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man-bear-pig posted 10/02/2012, 06:53
Low sales
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man-bear-pig posted 10/02/2012, 06:53
Good game,
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man-bear-pig posted 10/02/2012, 06:53
Good game,
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reviniente posted 23/11/2011, 04:00
I hadn't really thought 'bout it, but it seems EMEAA sales will surpass those of Japan.
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