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Game #4780
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  IFRIT    View all Top Dogs in this genre
Action   Vertical shooter

Rating: 5.5 (6 votes)

IFRIT box cover

IFRIT screenshot
IFRIT is a fun 2D horizontal shooter from Japan in the same vein as R-Type and similar games, albeit a lot simpler. Polished anime graphics, decent soundtrack, and solid gameplay round out this well-designed freeware. The enemy ships are not very difficult because their shots (which look like small pellets) are slow-moving and easy to dodge. But the lack of challenge in this department is more than made up by the many obstacles you need to dodge throughout the game: from floating asteroids, to the ceilings and floors of a cave, to bubbling fire columns and beyond. The game has over 20 stages, making it much longer than an average shooter. But if you are very good at this kind of games, it will not take you that long to complete anyway, as each stage lasts only a few minutes. If you love R-Type, you will probably enjoy this similar game -- although it plays more like a "poor man's version" of R-Type than an exciting game that brings it to the next level.

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Zac Soft
Developer: Freeware
Publisher: Freeware
Year: 2003
Software Copyright: Zac Soft
Theme: Anime
Multiplayer:  
None that we know of
System Requirements: Windows XP
Where to get it:
Related Links: Official site
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If you like this game, try: G-Type, Ocean Mix, Another Zero

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