Pink Sweets: Ibara Sorekara

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Pink Sweets: Ibara Sorekara
Pink Sweets Ibara Sorekara.jpg
Arcade flyer
Developer(s)Cave
Publisher(s)AMI
Platform(s)Arcade
ReleaseArcade
  • JP: April 21, 2006
Xbox 360
  • JP: February 24, 2011
Genre(s)Vertical scrolling shooter
Mode(s)Single-player, two-player (co-op)
CabinetUpright
Arcade systemCAVE CV1000B
CPUHitachi SH-3 (133MHz)
SoundYamaha YMZ770C-F (APU)
DisplayVertical orientation

Pink Sweets: Ibara Sorekara (ピンクスウィーツ ~鋳薔薇それから~, Pinku Suītsu: Ibara Sorekara) is a 2006 manic shooter by Cave released for Japanese arcades. It was released for the Xbox 360 in 2011.

Pink Sweets is the sequel to the 2005 game Ibara.

Development[edit]

Programmer Shinobu Yagawa worked on this game, and he had previously worked on the games Recca , Battle Garegga, and Ibara.[1]

Plot[edit]

In Pink Sweets, the sixth and final Guardian in Ibara, did not die. Neither did any of the Rose sisters. Instead, they shifted from the dark side to the light.

Gameplay[edit]

The game has heavy Raizing influences.[citation needed]

Pink Sweets is the sequel to Ibara, and features the stage 1-5 bosses from Ibara as playable characters.

Players get to pilot the gals and use a barrier/shot system to defeat flitting enemies as well as end level bosses of the pastel-colored type. Enemies besides bosses are named after food. During the game, the gals yelp and intonate various sayings to steel themselves for battle.

Release[edit]

It was released in Japanese arcades on April 21, 2006.[2]

Pink Sweets was released on Xbox 360 in a bundle pack with Muchi Muchi Pork! in 2011 entitled Muchi Muchi Pork! & Pink Sweets (むちむちポーク!&ピンクスウィーツ, Muchi Muchi Pōku! ando Pinku Suītsu).[3]

Reception[edit]

Famitsu magazine awarded the compilation a score of 24/40 based on four reviews (6/6/6/6).[4][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A guide to gaming's most valuable treasures". Eurogamer.net. Retrieved 2018-08-02.
  2. ^ "ピンクスゥイーツ〜鋳薔薇それから〜 [アーケード] / ファミ通.com". www.famitsu.com. Retrieved 2018-08-02.
  3. ^ a b "むちむちポーク!&ピンクスゥイーツ [Xbox 360] / ファミ通.com". www.famitsu.com. Retrieved 2018-08-02.
  4. ^ "Complete Famitsu review scores". Nintendo Everything. February 16, 2011. Retrieved April 11, 2015.

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