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Box artwork for Giga wing.
Giga wing
System(s)Arcade, Dreamcast
Followed byGiga Wing 2
SeriesGiga Wing
Release date(s)
Arcade icon.png Arcade
Flag of the United States.svg February, 1999
Sega Dreamcast icon.png Sega Dreamcast
ModesSingle player, multiplayer, co-op
ESRB: ESRB E.png Everyone
ELSPA: ELSPA rating Ages 11+
USK: USK 6.png Ages 6+
TwitchGiga Wing Channel

Giga Wing (ギガウイング?) is a 1999 vertically scrolling shooter arcade game developed by Takumi and published by Capcom on their CPS-2 arcade system board and ported later that year to the Dreamcast console. The arcade version is notable for using a horizontally aligned monitor (much like Treasure Co. Ltd's Radiant Silvergun), something that is considered rare for a vertical shooter.

Giga Wing takes place during a fictional war within a steampunk setting. The player controls one of four different futuristic aircraft and must destroy enemy aircraft, tanks, ships, and buildings using both guns and missiles mounted on the aircraft and a limited supply of bombs which damage or destroy all enemies on-screen when used. The game is based on the player(s) trying to destroy a medallion which possesses great power. Many of the bosses use the medallion as a weapon.

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