Posts Tagged ‘2d shooters’
  • Sega Ages Space Harrier and Puyo Puyo Now Available for Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on August 22, 2019 under Euro, News, Switch
    Space Harrier and Puyo Puyo are now available as part of the SEGA AGES line-up for the Nintendo Switch for $7.99 each! Take a trip into the Fantasy Zone in Space Harrier, this latest release takes everything fans know and love from the original and delivers a high-intensity experience for the Switch! Not to be outdone, the highly successful arcade version of Puyo Puyo arrives for Nintendo's con... more.
  • Psikyo Shooting Stars Alpha & Bravo Coming Early 2020

    Posted by on August 13, 2019 under Euro, News, PS4, Switch, Xbox One
    The past returns with a bang in the form of Psikyo Shooting Stars Alpha and Psikyo Shooting Stars Bravo, available on Nintendo Switch in early 2020! Launched as two separate collections containing six titles each, Alpha and Bravo, these classic shoot-em-ups will take you to bullet heaven! Psikyo Shooting Stars Alpha: STRIKERS 1945, STRIKERS 1945 II, STRIKERS 1945 III, SOL D... more.
  • Toki (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on June 30, 2019 under Reviews, Switch
    Originally developed by TAD Corporation, Toki is a 2D platformer shmup that first appeared in arcades back in 1989. The game stars Toki, a muscular, loincloth-wearing caveman turned ape after his potential bride, Princess Miho, is captured by the evil witch doctor, Vookimedlo. Unique for its time, Toki combines the game mechanics from both the platformer and shooter genres to produce what is now c... more.
  • Tengoku CruisinMix Special to Receive Physical Release from Limited Run Games

    Posted by on January 30, 2019 under Euro, News, PS4
    Degica is partnering with Limited Run Games to bring both standard and special editions to PlayStation 4 on February 1st! The games will be available from Limited Run's site upon release. Follow them on Twitter for more information: https://twitter.com/LimitedRunGames Game Tengoku - The Game Paradise! is Jaleco's self-parody-filled shooting game, full of tongue-in-cheek refere... more.
  • Rival Megagun – Out NOW on PS4 and PC Worldwide

    Posted by on November 29, 2018 under Euro, News, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One
    Rival Megagun is a competitive split-screen vertical shmup (or shoot 'em up, shooting game, STG) where you transform into a gigantic boss ship - your "Mega Gunship" - to invade your opponent's screen. Transform into your Mega Gunship boss form to blast your rival head-on in this unique shooting game with a competitive twist. Rival Megagun is a competitive split-screen vertical shmup (or shoot '... more.
  • Fast Striker (Review) PS Vita

    Posted by on October 30, 2018 under Portables, Reviews
    Fast Striker is a fast-paced, 2D bullet-hell shooter that was developed by NGDEVTEAM, a group of talented German developers who (up until this point) specialized in releasing games for SNK’s Neo-Geo MVS arcade cabinet and AES home console. Since their introduction, NGDEVTEAM has released a variety of high-quality shooters (some even ported to the Sega Dreamcast) that all bear the same hallmark(s... more.
  • Ikaruga (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on July 11, 2018 under Reviews, Switch
    Initially developed by Treasure and released in Japanese arcades in December 2001, Ikaruga is a puzzle-based, vertical scrolling shmup that has received critical acclaim for its polarity system (a mechanic that sees the player swapping between two different shields to adsorb enemy bullets) and harder than nails gameplay. During its early inception, Ikaruga was eventually ported to the Sega Drea... more.
  • Earth Atlantis is now available on PS4 & Xbox One

    Posted by on June 1, 2018 under Euro, News, PS4, Switch, Xbox One
    Headup Games and Pixel Perfex announced today's release of the one-of-a-kind shoot 'em up Earth Atlantis for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It's available for $14.99, €14.99, £13.49. For the first week, there is a release discount on Xbox One with 20% off. Explore mankind's destroyed and sunken main capitals, lying deep down at the bottom of the sea as ruins o... more.
  • Quad Fighter K Blasts into Nintendo eShop

    Posted by on May 31, 2018 under Euro, News, Switch
    Aksys Games announced today that Quad Fighter K, a local 4-player co-op retro shooter for the Nintendo Switch, is available now in the Nintendo eShop. In the far distant future, a mysterious alien race set its sights on nothing less than the conquest of Earth and total annihilation of the human race. In response the nations of Earth formed the EDC (Earth Defense Corps) and launched an all-out c... more.
  • Retro Shmup ‘Iro Hero’ Blasts Off on Switch June 7th

    Posted by on May 31, 2018 under Euro, News, Switch
    Independent developer and publisher, Eastasiasoft Limited, alongside development partner, Artax Games, today announced that its retro-inspired vertical-scrolling shmup Iro Hero will launch worldwide June 7th on Nintendo Switch. Pre-orders will go live on the Nintendo eShop May 31st for $12.99 /  €12.99 / £11.69 / ¥1480. Iro Hero merges the old school pixelated aesthetic of arcade class... more.
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