Raiden (雷電 Raiden?) is a 1990 scrolling shooter arcade game that was developed by Seibu Kaihatsu. It was the first game in the Raiden series of scrolling shooter arcade games. Raiden was released in September 1990. The game was distributed in Japan by Tecmo, North America by Fabtek, Taiwan by Liang HWA Electronics, Korea by IBL Corporation, Hong Kong by Wah Yan Electronics, and a few other countries such as Malaysia, though the publishers in those countries are unknown.
In the year 2090, Earth has suddenly become the target of deranged aliens known as the Cranassians. Following the invasion, the World Alliance Military builds a new cutting-edge weapon, the Raiden Supersonic Attack Fighter. Based on a captured alien craft, it is humanity's only hope for survival.
Вертикальная стрелялка с хорошей музыкой и приятной графикой. Игровой процесс вполне стандартен: летим на самолёте снизу вверх, расстреливаем толпы врагов, подбираем призы и оружие. В игре доступно разнообразное оружие: ракеты, авиапушки, энергетическое оружие.