update [Mon 19th Sep, 2022 09:20]: Publisher Live Wire shares an update on the disappearance of Radiant Silvergun from its North American eShop.
The company says the game has been removed from digital storefronts because, like last year’s Mushihime-sama, “product ratings have changed”.Live Wire has sent new data to the product board and is awaiting a response. has confirmed that an exact date has not been set, but hopes sales will resume on September 20th (PT).
Live Wire had this to say about the situation on Twitter:
We will update this article once the game is live again on the North American eShop storefront. For more information, see the following articles from last week:
Original work [Wed 14th Sep, 2022 09:30 BST]: One of our favorite surprises during the period Yesterday’s Nintendo Direct It was confirmation that it wasn’t just a treasure radiant silver gun i will be back but i can buy it just nowHow many of you popped into the eShop and immediately downloaded it?
Hours after the Direct aired, players took to Twitter to express concern when they couldn’t find the game on the eShop. Trailers have also been unpublished or removed from YouTube.
The port’s publisher, Live Wire, issued a very brief statement on Twitter acknowledging the issue, but why it was removed is a mystery.
“Radiant Silvergun is currently not available in North America.
This isn’t the first time a Live Wire game has been suddenly removed from the eShop. Mushihime It was removed due to an age restriction error shortly after its release in the European eShop last year, but reappeared the following month.
Radiant Silvergun has reported some issues with the port, including music not looping properly, but no official reason for the game’s removal has been given. The game is still available for purchase on the Japanese and European eShops.
We will update this article as soon as we know more!