Posts Tagged ‘2d shooters’
  • Darius Cozmic Collection Arcade (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on September 1, 2020 under Featured Review 1, 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.
  • Psikyo Shooting Stars Alpha (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on June 29, 2020 under Featured Review 3, Reviews, Switch
    Since its debut, the Nintendo Switch has become the ‘go-to’ console for everything retro. Within the past couple of years, Nintendo’s ‘portable’ console has played host to a myriad of classic first-person shooters, 2D arcade games, and retro collections that cover a wide range of genres. And this doesn’t include the release of remastered titles like the Bioshock Collection and Red Fact... more.
  • Hardcore Mecha Coming to Nintendo Switch this October

    Posted by on June 18, 2020 under Euro, News, Switch
    Global publisher Lightning Games in collaboration with Independent developer RocketPunch Games is happy to announce that its 2D action platformer HARDCORE MECHA will be launching on Nintendo Switch this October. This follows its critically acclaimed launch on PC via Steam in 2019 and on PlayStation 4 in January 2020. HARDCORE MECHA is a 2D platformer where players select their mecha to embark o... more.
  • Colt Canyon Out Now for Switch, Xbox One & PC

    Posted by on June 16, 2020 under Euro, News, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One
    Get ready to saddle up and slap leather against some ornery varmints, as Headup is pleased to announce today that their Old West twin-stick shooter, Colt Canyon, is arriving today for Nintendo Switch EU / NA (the link will work later), Xbox One, as well as on Steam and GOG. That’s right, you’ll be loadin’ up yer trusty shootin’ irons and heading to the... more.
  • Two Darius Collections – PS4/Switch Digital Out Today

    Posted by on June 16, 2020 under Euro, News, PS4, Switch
    ININ Games and Taito are pleased to announce that the localised, digital versions of two Collections of classic Darus Shoot ‘Em Up titles are out today. Nintendo eShop and PSN store will be releasing the Darius Cozmic Collection Arcade and Darius Cozmic Collection Console. Iconic bosses, fast-paced action, mesmeric battles and giant robotic sea creatures - The Darius series pioneered horizont... more.
  • Liberated is out now on Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on June 2, 2020 under Euro, News, Switch
    Walkabout Games and Atomic Wolf today announced that Liberated, one of the most exciting Polish video games of the first half of the year, is available now for Nintendo Switch. To celebrate, a new trailer has been released, showcasing the incredible tech-noir world players can expect to inhabit when they experience Liberated. The game is available now via Nintendo eShop at the price of USD $19.... more.
  • Null Drifter Launching This Week

    Posted by on April 6, 2020 under Euro, News, PS4, Switch, Xbox One
    Eastasiasoft are bringing the minimalistic bullet hell twin-stick shooter 'Null Drifter' to consoles. Null Drifter will be available digitally worldwide for just US$4.99/€4.99/¥500. Experience simple yet nostalgic presentation while shooting and dashing through single-screen bullet hell action. Test your skills in a series of gradually evolving challenges, and aim for the high score in the w... more.
  • Sega Ages Shinobi (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on March 14, 2020 under Reviews, Switch
    Shinobi is a timeless classic that has challenged gamers of all ages for well over three decades. From its meager beginnings as an upright coin-op game - to being ported to numerous consoles and computer systems - the name Joe Musashi was once synonymous with arcade action-platforms, the same way Sonic the Hedgehog was with identifying Sega’s brand during the 16-bit console era. The same can ... more.
  • Sega Ages Fantasy Zone (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on March 14, 2020 under Reviews, Switch
    The Sega cute ‘em up that garnered a cult following in arcades back in 1986, is now available as a Sega Ages release for Nintendo Switch. As the first game in what would eventually become a series, Fantasy Zone follows a sentient spaceship known as Opa-Opa, as it fights to protect a group of odd-looking, other-worldly planets from an alien invasion. Like other releases in the Sega Ages series... more.
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 2 and Puyo Puyo 2 – Available Starting Today

    Posted by on February 20, 2020 under Euro, News, Switch
    Sonic and Arle have joined forces to turn February into sequel month. SEGA AGES Sonic The Hedgehog 2 and Puyo Puyo 2 are now available for the Nintendo Switch for $7.99! With all the special enhancements both landmark titles have to offer here, you'll find they make for great travel companions. About Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Hailed as one of the most successful games for the Genesis (Mega... more.
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