A horizontal side scrolling shoot 'em up arcade game by Japanese developer Cave featuring heavy occult and gothic influences. Score:


Our Verdict: Deathsmiles still feels as unique today as DoDonPachi did fourteen years ago.

Latest Articles for Deathsmiles

CAVE recognised by Guinness Book of World Records

The most 'prolific developer of bullet hell shooters'.

Publish date Feb 21 2011

Deathsmiles confirmed for iPhone

Coming this spring.

Publish date Feb 21 2011

Heads-Up: What's new this week

A look ahead to Friday's new releases.

Publish date Feb 14 2011

Deathsmiles Deluxe Edition confirmed for Feb 18

Features official soundtrack and PC accessory pack.

Publish date Jan 19 2011

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Any game which has Giant Cow - called Mary - as a end of level boss is awesome in my book.

Game Stats

Technical Specs
Release Date: 18/02/2011
Developer: Cave
Publisher: Rising Star Games
Genre: Shooter
No. Players: 1-2
Rating: PEGI 12+
Site Rank: 5,161 82
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