Acceleration of SUGURI-an interlude which goes to the past.- is a 2D horizontal shooting/fighting game for the PC. It was later re-released as Acceleration of SUGURI X-Edition.
SUGURI offers two game modes: ARCADE and MATCH mode. ARCADE mode offers three sub-modes: a standard fighting mode which makes you fight continuous battles against AI controlled opponents and two storylines, FallingWonder and PuddingDeity.
In MATCH(VERSUS) mode you can either battle against a human opponent, a computer-controlled opponent, a human opponent over the network or have a training match against a passive opponent.
Using the Hyper Dash mechanic to evade enemy shots and managing the Heat and Hyper gauges is essential to winning the fight.
Main article: Game story
Acceleration of SUGURI offers two single player campaigns, starring two different playable characters: Suguri and Saki.