Press Release

Rendering Ranger: R² - The Rarest of the Rare, Now Available for Pre-Order from Ziggurat Interactive via Limited Run

Previously Japan-only Super Famicom game now available for pre-order.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

When collectors discuss rare games, Rendering Ranger: R² for the Super Famicom is bound to come up. Released only in Japan, the game featured amazing pre-rendered graphics and plenty of action! Today, Ziggurat Interactive is pleased to announce they are bringing it back via a SNES physical cartridge release through Limited Run Games…and pre-orders are live now!
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Pre-orders close on Sunday, September 4, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time.

Originally created by Manfred Trenz of Turrican fame and developed by Rainbow Arts, Rendering Ranger: R² blends the familiar side-scrolling gameplay of Contra with gameplay that resembles R-Type's space shooter levels.

Take on the role of a special forces soldier tasked with saving the Earth from an alien invasion while you expand your arsenal of weapons and take your fight to the enemy in this post-apocalyptic adventure.
Features of Rendering Ranger: R² Include: 

  • Gut-wrenching, side-scrolling action with sprawling stage design and cinematic presentation
  • Mind-blowingly fast horizontal shooting stages unlike ever seen before on Super Nintendo
  • Upgradeable weapons, tons of enemies, and dynamic on-scene mayhem at nearly every turn
  • Gigantic bosses, fully rendered in 90s Silicon Graphics
  • Timeless 16-bit action at its best from legendary game creator Manfred Trenz (creator of the Turrican series)
  • Releasing worldwide for the very first time since its original release back in 1995

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A press kit for Ziggurat Interactive is available here.
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