Are you a fan of the rapid shooter Dodonpachi Maximum? The game received a title update today that brings a few changes to the game, including the demo version for people who might be stuck on the fence concerning whether or not to pick up this hectic Xbox LIVE title. The feature changes includes are:
- Players can now choose whether to launch the laser bombs automatically upon getting hit when the laser bomb gauge is full.
- Demo version only: The number of enemies’ bullets and types of bullets have been significantly decreased to make it easier to avoid getting hit.
Kantaro Fumoto, one of the developers explains why these changes were needed:
“These changes were made so that beginners of the genre or newcomers to the series can better understand and get used to the game before deciding to purchase the full version.”
The game is still as challenging as ever, so those of you who are worried about them decreasing the difficulty of your favorite shmup, don’t worry. It’s still going to eat you for dinner.