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Giga wing
Box artwork for Giga wing.
Developer(s)Takumi
Publisher(s)
Release date(s)
Arcade icon.png Arcade
Flag of the United States.svg February, 1999
Sega Dreamcast icon.png Sega Dreamcast
Genre(s)Shooter
System(s)Arcade, Dreamcast
ModesSingle player, multiplayer, co-op
Rating(s)
ESRB: ESRB E.png Everyone
ELSPA: ELSPA rating Ages 11+
USK: USK 6.png Ages 6+
Followed byGiga Wing 2
SeriesGiga Wing
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This is the first game in the Giga Wing series. For other games in the series see the Giga Wing category.

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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