More babbling about Ikaruga

After completing your game, you get a password that you can enter at Atari’s website. The highest scores are displayed prominently for all to see.

Ikaruga: The well-tempered video game.

Unlike the story-driven games that are so popular nowadays but are only good for a single playthrough, the durability of play in a neoclassical shooter like Ikaruga lies in repetition and the quest for perfection.