Cave's Dodonpachi Maximum coming to Windows Phone on March 7

Apparently not satisfied with bringing bullet hell madness only to iOS devices, Cave has announced a new Dodonpachi for Windows Phone. Entitled Dodonpachi Maximum, the game brings features ships and enemies from both Dodonpachi Blissful Death and Dodonpachi Resurrection.

Weapons are fired automatically, leaving players only with the task of lining up their shots and navigating Maximum's many, many bullets. Thankfully, the game also features adjustable difficulty for less nimble fingers. Dodonpachi Maximum will be available March 7 for $5.

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New shooter "DODONPACHI MAXIMUM" to be released on Windows Phone on March 7, 2012

CAVE Interactive Co., Ltd. (located in Tokyo, CEO: Masahito Ito, JASDAQ Stock Code: 3760) is proud to announce that the latest release, "DODONPACHI MAXIMUM", an exclusive title for Windows Phone, will be available for download on March 7, 2012.

A full-fledged manic shooter on your smartphone! Here is what DODONPACHI MAXIMUM is like:
DODONPACHI MAXIMUM is a serious "Danmaku" style shooter that can be played with the swipe of a finger. The players board on a shooting simulator machine developed by a fictional weapon manufacturer EVAC* and embark on missions to dodge the barrages of fire and defeat the enemies projected on screen. Appearances from ships and enemies from CAVE's past titles such as DODONPACHI BLISSFUL DEATH and DODONPACHI RESURRECTION is another notable feature of the title.

Easy controls with just a swipe of a finger
To make shooting experience on smartphones as intuitive and fun as possible, DODONPACHI MAXIMUM was created with the simplest controls without hindering the adrenaline-rushing quality of dodging enemy fire and blowing up adversaries. All shots are fired automatically so all you need is a single finger to navigate your ship through the barrages of bullets. You can maximize the gameplay by tapping on the screen with two fingers to launch powerful explosives. A serious shooter with easy
controls, DODONPACHI MAXIMUM brings the excitement of a manic shooter to wide range of players from beginners to hardcore shooting fans!

Caters to all levels of players
The five available stages change in difficulty level depending on the results of the previous stage, providing challenge even for the experts of the genre. You can also use combos and items to aim for higher score. DODONPACHI MAXIMUM is a shooter made for everyone.

Music composed by WASi303
With WaSi303 on composing duties, DODONPACHI MAXIMUM features colorful remixes of past titles including DODONPACHI BLISSFUL DEATH and DODONPACHI RESURRECTION.
Please check out the official website for more on gameplay and to see an exclusive trailer.
DODONPACHI MAXIMUM official website:

App Info
Genre: Vertical scrolling shooter
Requirements: Windows® Phone 7
Languages: Japanese, English
Release Date: March 7, 2012 (as of writing)
Price: $4.99 (Available on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for Windows® Phone)
DODONPACHI MAXIMUM official website
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