For the rest of you who don't know what pachinko is, it's a Japanese arcade machine that resembles pinball machine, but without the flippers. Typically played as gambling machines, pachinko uses more balls per game than pinballs do. More money, too.
Back to IREM's game, The Open Sea Stories 2 will have three modes available. In the campaign mode, where players assume the role of two professional pachinko players, you will fight against an evil organization that plans to rid the world of pachinko. In the free-play mode, players can tweak the settings to change difficulties and play with no limitations. Finally, there is a collector's mode where you can play four retro games from IREM, one of which is the scrolling shooter game R-Type II from the GameBoy. Aside from collector's mode, the game will fully support 3D to allow for a more dynamic gameplay.
The game will be release in Japan this September. For more pictures of the game, click on the link below.