Deathsmiles I・II compilation announced for Switch, PS4 & Xbox One

Jerry on 2021-12-22
Publisher City Connection has announced a release this month for their Deathsmiles I・II compilation for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The console release contains arcade ports and arranged modes for developer Cave's shoot-em-ups Deathsmiles, Deathsmiles Mega Black Label and Deathsmiles IIX.

The digital soundtrack for the originating title, written by DoDonPachi series composer Manabu Namiki, is available for purchase through Steam. Lead guitar is performed by Noriyuki Kamikura with mastering by Masaaki Kaneko.

Also on Steam, the Deathsmiles arrangement album contains covers by Kohta Takahashi, Kenji Ito, and Ryo Umemoto. Additional compilation "Manabu Namiki Selection," first included in the limited edition release of the Xbox 360 port, bundles arrangements by Basiscape staff members Mitsuhiro Kaneda, Masaharu Iwata, and Kimihiro Abe.

The Deathsmiles I・II Collector's Edition by Strictly Limited for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch ships with the soundtrack album and downloadable content arrangements. Japan's Special Edition for PS4 and Switch ships domestically from Play-Asia. The digital editions of all three console ports arrive by December 30th.

From the product page:
The shoot 'em up of gothic horrors is back. Deathsmiles is a side-scrolling shoot 'em up game set in the alternate world of Gilverado, where girls known as "Angels" take center stage. The game features an exotic world imbued with gothic horror themes, adorable character designs, and intuitive controls that will keep you coming back for more.
Strictly Limited - Deathsmiles I・II Collector's Edition

Play-Asia - Deathsmiles I & II Special Edition (Japan) - Nintendo Switch / PlayStation 4