Ikaruga: Ok, I give up!

Jesus, enough already. This is the hardest game I’ve ever played. Some of the later levels are staggering: how could anyone survive? It’s difficulty level is cruel. I cannot believe that this game was ever playtested before release: who would judge this to be an acceptable level of difficulty? I give up. Its a great game, with beautiful graphics, suberb control and a great central premise, but simply to hard. If anyone has succeeded where I have failed, I congratulate you.

If you keep playing (and dying, oh the dying) eventually the game gives you unlimited continues with which to beat the game with.

And you’ll need every one.