The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
Baseball Highlights 2045
Twilight Struggle
Talisman: Digital Edition
Dominion Online
Papers, Please
Heroes of the Storm
Tabletop Simulator
Reigns
Catan: Cities and Knights
Suburbia
Geist - An Interactive Geek Horror
Steam: Rails To Riches
Tsuro
Pike and Shot: Campaigns
The Guest
Pathfinder Adventures
X-Force
Splatoon 2
The Bard's Tale (2004)
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Chrono Trigger
Carcassonne
Hearts of Iron III
The Secret of Monkey Island
Dragon Age: Origins
F-15 Strike Eagle II
Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword
Rome: Total War
Omikron: The Nomad Soul
Thief: The Dark Project
Panzer General
Ticket to Ride
1830: Railroads & Robber Barons
Guild Wars: Factions
Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver
Close Assault
Civilization V
F-15 Strike Eagle
Osmos
Strike Commander
La Costa Nostra
Tanktics: Computer Game of Armored Combat on the Eastern Front
Dnieper River Line
Reiner Knizia's Labyrinth
Hellcat Ace
Disciples III: Resurrection
The Witness (2016)
Fez
Carcassonne (iOS)

Ibara

Average Rating: 5.50/10
Video Game Rank: N/A
PlayStation 2 Rank: N/A
Arcade Rank: N/A
Information
Primary Name
Ibara
Alternate Names
Ibara Kuro: Black Label
鋳薔薇
Platform
Genre
Theme
Mode
Minimum Players
1
Maximum Players
2
Release Date
2005-06-00
Developer
Publisher
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 99039
Releases
Pg. 1
Ibara Kuro: Black Label
Nick: 
JP Arcade edition
Rel Date: 2006-10-02
Publisher: AMI Co., Ltd.
Arcade
Developer: Cave
Media: Arcade Machine
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
Japanese
View
Corrections
Link Image
Ibara
Nick: 
Japanese PlayStation 2 edition
Rel Date: 2006-02-23
Publisher: Taito
PlayStation 2
Developer: Cave
Media: DVD
Region: Asia (Except China)
Rating: CERO: B (12+)
Japanese
View
Corrections
Link Image
Ibara
Nick: 
JP Arcade edition
Rel Date: 2005-06-24
Publisher: AMI Co., Ltd.
Arcade
Developer: Cave
Media: Arcade Machine
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
Japanese
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

Ibara is a vertical scrolling shooter developed by Japanese developer Cave and published by Taito. Although interest among the hardcore audience is high, it has currently not been published outside of Japan due to the genre's dwindling popularity in North America and arcade gaming in general.

Ibara is very similar to 8ing/Raizing's Battle Garegga and Battle Bakraid games (in fact, Shinobu Yagawa, the programmer for the aforementioned games, worked on this game). So much so that Ibara could be considered a pseudo-sequel or, at least, a spiritual successor. The similarities are numerous - some are subtle, some are easily spotted. These include combining archaic technology such as biplanes with more advanced machinery; firing and power-up system; and a medal collecting system which drastically increases scoring. The game features a similar method of earning bombs and a delay when launching them as well. Some of the enemies and their attack patterns are very familiar such as the large cranes in stage 1 and the minigun-wielding first boss. The enemy's explosions spiral around when destroying some of the heavier weapons/scenery and thin, seemingly camouflaged enemy bullets are scattered around the play area in comparable patterns. More subtle references include the HUD layout which lists the name of the current stage at the top of the screen and, when starting a stage, tells users the title of the background music that is playing.

A notable feature of Ibara is the inclusion of a variable, real-time difficulty system by way of the Rank system. The player's rank increases as they acquire more items and cause more damage, increasing the difficulty of the game along with it. The number of enemies doesn't increase but the number of bullets fired towards the user does, often reaching a ridiculous level of bullet density. There are ways of lowering this rank system if the odds appear too much. The only known way of decreasing your Rank in Ibara is to die. The more lives you have, the less the rank decreases when you die. In the later version, Ibara Kuro: Black Label, Rank can be decreased by cancelling bullets with a bomb, however Rank also increases much faster in this version, potentially increasing from minimum to maximum in a matter of seconds.

Source: Wikipedia, "Ibara (video game)", available under the CC-BY-SA License.

More Information Edit | History
This page does not exist. You can edit this page to create it.
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
Video Game Rank: N/A
PlayStation 2 Rank: N/A
Arcade Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 2
Average Rating: 5.50
Standard Deviation: 2.50
Num Views: 303
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 1
Personal Comments: 1
Users Owning: 1
Users Wanting: 1
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Has Parts For Trade: 0
Want Parts In Trade: 0
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Linked Items
Relationship: Sort: Genre: Theme: Mode: Media:
Pg. 1
No Items Found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.