Radiant Silvergun and Ikaruga creator working on new PS4 game

Ubusana an all-new shooter by M2.

Hiroshi Iuchi, the designer responsible for shooter classics Radiant Silvergun and Ikaruga, is working on an all-new PlayStation 4 shooter for M2, his latest employer.

Iuchi revealed he's been working for M2 for around a year on his personal blog - as picked up and translated by Siliconera. M2's become renowned for its porting work, remastering some of Sega's classics for the 3DS, and Iuchi helped with the port of Afterburner 2.

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Ikaruga, Iuchi's most famous work, was recently re-released on Steam.

While his work at Treasure remains his most famous - where he directed the shooters Ikaruga, Radiant Silvergun and Gradius 5 - In recent years Iuchi has been freelancing, as well as working for G.Rev, where he helped on Strania and directed the wonderful Kokuga.

Ubusana is likely a way off, though Iuchi did reveal it'll be a downloadable title for the PlayStation 4, and wouldn't rule out it releasing on other platforms.

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