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|Developer: Seibu Kaihatsu|
|Distributor: Bignet USA (US)|
|Publisher(s) of original games: Seibu Kaihatsu|
|System(s): Sega Mega Drive|
|Original system(s): Arcade Boards|
|Number of players: 1|
Raiden Trad, known as Raiden Densetsu (雷電伝説) in Japan, is a 1991 shoot-'em-up published by Micronet for the Sega Mega Drive exclusively in the US and Japan. Though other third parties have ported it to various other systems, Mega Drive version was ported by original developer.
It is an expanded port of Seibu Kaihatsu's 1990 arcade shoot-'em-up Raiden and the only game in their Raiden series of shoot-'em-ups on a Sega console. Exclusive to the Sega is a 9th stage simply called "special stage", accessed after clearing the game once. This stage has all new graphics and a new boss.
and fire. By default, holding down the button will fire repeatedly but with delay between each shot. By turning on rapidfire in the options, will fire three shots in a row before a short delay ( remains unchanged). drops a bomb, which you have a limited supply of. Powerups are both collected from enemies and by destroying objects found throughout the levels (such as crates). Weapon upgrade powerups will cycle between two options.
The main weapon upgrade powerup, which is just a solid red or blue color, serves dual purpose. Bullets are "red," lasers are "blue." If you collect a main weapon upgrade of the same color as the weapon you have, the weapon is upgraded; otherwise, your current weapon is lost and you switch to the other one.
Two types of sub weapons are available: "missile" and "homing".
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