Posts Tagged ‘Shmups’
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Xbox One X Revealed at E3 “2017”

    Posted by on June 12, 2017 under Euro, News, Xbox One
    Sunday marked a milestone Xbox E3 Briefing as Microsoft Corp. unveiled the world’s most powerful console, Xbox One X (formerly code-named “Project Scorpio”) and its largest and most diverse games lineup in E3 history. Broadcast for the first time in 4K UHD on Mixer, Xbox showcased a record 42 games in its briefing including 22 with console exclusivity from creators large and small. Coming to... more.
  • Mr Shifty (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on May 3, 2017 under Reviews, Switch
    Mr Shifty by tinyBuld Games is a top-down beat 'em up where the player takes on the role of would-be thief Mr. Shifty, as he uses his teleport ability to obtain a plutonium core from a thug-infested high rise building. The game is a combination of Die-Hard Arcade and Hotline Miami, as the player runs from one room to the next dodging bullets, attacking NPCs and pulling levers to solve trap-based p... more.
  • Blue Rider (Review) Playstation 4

    Posted by on April 13, 2017 under PS4, Reviews
    Blue Rider by developer Ravegan S.A is a top-down, 3D arcade-style shooter that was inspired by classic shmups such as Gain Ground (Sega) and Smash TV (Midway Games), to name just a few. The game’s premise is simple: shoot all on-screen enemies; destroy canisters to replenish health; and defeat the end level bosses. It’s really as simple as it sounds. The gameplay is roguelike in its execut... more.
  • Mr. Shifty – Launching April 13th for Nintendo Switch & Steam

    Posted by on April 6, 2017 under Euro, News, PC, Switch
    Good news! We're ready to launch Mr. Shifty next week for both Steam and Nintendo Switch. It's coming Thursday, April 13th to both platforms. Console plans wil follow later.  Check out the Nintendo Switch Announcement Trailer (which is posted below) to get an idea of what the game is.  As a personal opinion, it plays fantastic on the Switch. There's something very satisfying about ... more.
  • Between Heartbeats Approved on Steam & Consoles; Developer Can Use Your Support

    Posted by on July 27, 2016 under Euro, News, PC
    New Games Studio Blimbu Games are launching a crowdfunding campaign via Indiegogo on July 25th to help fund their debut title: Between Heartbeats. The company have set out to raise £10,000 to cover the cost of additional software and office space to assist their production efforts. The game has already been approved for launch on consoles and Steam. You play as a microscopic robot duo, fightin... more.
  • Review: Hatred (PC)

    Posted by on July 24, 2015 under PC, Reviews
    It’s truly rare to see so much controversy surrounding the release of a video game. It harkens back to the days of Mortal Kombat and Senator Lieberman, and his crusade to implement an age appropriate rating system on video games to warn parents of their content. As we all know, this movement succeeded, and the games sold today all contain an ESRB rating. But not since the inception of this ratin... more.
  • Review: Soldner-X 2: Final Prototype (PSVita)

    Posted by on June 3, 2015 under Portables, Reviews
    Soldner-X 2: Final Prototype is a hybrid, hell bullet shooter that first appeared on Xbox 360 back in 2010. It provided a melding pot of moody galactic-style music, hell-based shooting, endless waves of enemy spacecraft, and imaginative alien worlds that felt like they were lifted from an arcade cabinet. Like any shooter, Soldner-X 2's story is more of an atferthought, as the primary focus is on e... more.
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