The ‘Ray’ series made its debut in the vibrant 90s arcade scene, carving a niche for itself as a benchmark for vertically scrolling shooting games. With precision controls, frenetic gameplay, and a perfect balance between challenge and reward, the series quickly gained a dedicated following. Each entry in the series added its unique twists, contributing to the series’ reputation for innovation while staying true to its arcade roots. ‘Ray’s Arcade Chronology’ serves as a comprehensive collection that pays homage to the entire ‘Ray’ series, meticulously preserving the essence of the original titles while enhancing the experience for modern audiences. Fans of the series will delight in reviving the original arcade classics that started it all and soon available on Steam, probably this fall. The Ray’z Arcade Chronology was first launched for PlayStation 4 and Switch on March 9 in Japan and June 30 worldwide. The familiar thrill of taking control of a nimble spacecraft, dodging waves of enemy fire, and defeating colossal bosses remains as engaging as ever. Especially if you consider that the series have been meticulously remastered in high definition, breathing new life into their captivating gameplay. With improved visuals and audio, players can once again experience the magic of these titles in all their glory. While the core gameplay remains unchanged, modern conveniences such as customizable controls, multiple difficulty levels, and save states ensure that both veterans and newcomers can enjoy the collection at their own pace. The collection also features behind-the-scenes insights, concept art, and developer commentary, providing an intimate look into the creation of the series.