Ray Storm was released in July 1996 in Japan.
The game was originally planned and developed as "R-Gear
" (for Ray Gear) on the Taito F3 System hardware. Then, Taito changed the project, many game features were changed and the game was renamed Ray Storm.
The game forbids the initials 'SEX' on the high score table. If you try, it gets changed to 'AAA'.