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Cave's XBLA Guwange in November

Shmup extraordinarily not only for Japan.

Cave's vertical scrolling shooter Guwange will be released worldwide on Xbox Live Arcade on 10th November.

This will be a rare occaision for a developer whose renowned hectic shoot-'em-ups are usually only released in Japan.

Guwange will cost 800 Microsoft Points (£6.85 / €9.60).

The game first appeared in Japanese arcades in 1999. Xbox Live Arcade additions include a novice mode with auto-fire, plus a Blue mode for the experts among you.