Posts Tagged ‘2D shmups’
  • Natsuki Chronicles Launches on PlayStation 4 & Steam Today

    Posted by on February 18, 2021 under Euro, News, PC, PS4
    Thunderful Publishing, Rising Star Games and Japanese boutique developer Qute Corporation today announced that its dramatic side scrolling shoot ’em up Natsuki Chronicles will be digitally launching on Steam and PlayStation® 4 today, priced at $/€19.99 / £15.99. First Press Games will also be preparing a limited edition physical release for Natsuki Chronicles and its vertical scrolling shoot... more.
  • Shoot 1UP DX Out Today on PlayStation 5 & PlayStation 4

    Posted by on February 11, 2021 under Euro, News, Playstation 5, PS4
    Shoot 1UP DX is now available in the Americas and Europe on Playstation 5 and Playstation 4. Shoot 1UP DX has been remastered, with higher resolution art, new enemies, more levels, on-line leaderboards, and a locked framerate of 60fps.   Exclusive to the Sony consoles are the exciting Trophies.   And despite a challenging process, developer Mommy's Best Games managed to release Shoot... more.
  • Thunder Force AC (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on February 1, 2021 under Featured Review 2, Reviews, Switch
    Back when the Sega Genesis was a household name and 2D horizontal shooters were all the rage, Sega and Technosoft came together to release an arcade variant of their popular 16-bit home console shooter, Thunder Force III. Ported to Sega’s System C-2 hardware - and virtually identical to its Genesis counterpart - Thunder Force AC was born.  Gamers familiar with the Thunder Force series (o... more.
  • Space Invaders Forever (Feature Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on February 1, 2021 under Featured Review 1, News, Reviews, Switch
    Known as the game that pioneered the shmup genre, Taito’s Space Invaders first made its debut in arcades back in 1978. Due to the game’s popularity with arcade patrons, Space Invaders was eventually released on the Atari 2600 in March of 1980 to much fanfare. The history of this IP is legendary, as it went on to appear in Taito Legends (i.e. Playstation 2, Xbox and PC) and on to other platform... more.
  • Shoot 1UP DX Coming to Xbox One on December 4th

    Posted by on December 3, 2020 under Euro, News, Xbox One
    >Shoot 1UP DX releases this Friday, December 4th on Xbox One worldwide, and now for Nintendo Switch in Europe. Mommy's Best Games has already released Shoot 1UP DX to great acclaim on Nintendo Switch in NA. Shoot 1UP DX is an award-winning twist on the shmup formula: instead of hoarding each 1UP, you now may play all your ships at the same time. Starting with three ships, players can continu... more.
  • Space Invaders Forever Releasing December 11th, 2020

    Posted by on November 25, 2020 under Euro, News, PS4, Switch
    TAITO and ININ Games are proud to announce the sensational Space Invaders Forever that will be released on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation4 both through the Nintendo eShop and PlayStation Store as well as boxed versions in retail on December 11th. Space Invaders Forever will be released in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. In around two weeks, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch o... more.
  • Cotton Reboot to Release on Nintendo Switch & Playstation 4 Q1 2021

    Posted by on October 21, 2020 under Euro, News, PC, Switch
    ININ Games is excited to announce news of BEEP’s side-scrolling shoot-em-up Cotton Reboot! to be released both digitally and physically on Sony PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch with a projected release date of Q1/2021 in Europe and North America. Shoot-em-up with an adorable main character A young witch called Nata de Cotton is hot headed, immature, overreacts and rides on a broomstick, accom... more.
  • Null Drifter (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on October 19, 2020 under Reviews, Switch
    Developed by Panda Indie Studio, Null Drifter is a twin-stick 1D Roguelite  shooter that aesthetically resembles a classic Amstrad CPC or ZX Spectrum release. The entire presentation is basic, as is the story - being the ultimate space fighter pilot, the player must help Project Starship defeat the awakened forces of the Void. The evil that occupies the game is comprised of enemy spaceships, ... more.
  • Shoot 1UP DX is coming to Nintendo Switch on October 15th

    Posted by on October 1, 2020 under Euro, News, Switch
    Independent studio Mommy's Best Games announces HD remastered versions of its classic action games starting with Shoot 1UP DX. Shoot 1UP DX is an award-winning twist on the shmup formula: instead of hoarding each 1UP, you now may play all your ships at the same time. Starting with three ships, players can continue to build an armada of fighters, and deftly blast their way through 8 wild levels ... more.
  • Darius Cozmic Collection Arcade (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on September 1, 2020 under Reviews, Switch
    Game developer Taito is known for its inherently long list of arcade titles, including iconic games such as the side-scrolling, hack ‘n slasher Rastan and the obscure laserdisc adventure game Time Gal (i.e. a game that played very much like Don Bluth’s Dragon’s Lair). Taito would continue to develop a wide variety of coin-ops to appease arcade-goers, but it wasn’t until the release of Dari... more.
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