Posts Tagged ‘Top Down Shooter’
  • Ghostblade HD (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on June 29, 2020 under Featured Review 2, Reviews, Switch
    Developed by Hucast and released for the Sega Dreamcast back in 2015, Ghostblade HD is a 2D top-down Bullet-Hell shooter that replicates the knuckle-whitening action of most Cave shooters. Every level is packed full of enemies; large, colorful explosions; and giant, end level bosses, who occupy a good portion of the screen. Ghostblade HD for Nintendo Switch is essentially the same game as the Drea... more.
  • West of Dead Out Now for PC, Xbox One & Xbox Game Pass

    Posted by on June 18, 2020 under Euro, News, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One
    tep into a dark underworld of gunsmoke, brimstone and danger. Raw Fury and indie team Upstream Arcade have released the cover-based, twin-stick, roguelike action game West of Dead today on Xbox One and PC via the Microsoft Store, Steam* and GOG.com for $19.99. It is also available with Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass for PC. In this mythic spin on the Old West, where evil souls li... more.
  • Killsquad – Announced

    Posted by on May 23, 2019 under Euro, News, PC, PS4, Xbox One
    Independent developer Novarama are pleased to announce their co-op action RPG, Killsquad,  which will launch for PC on Steam Early Access this summer. Killsquad is a top-down co-op action RPG set within the futuristic world of bounty hunters known as ‘killsquads’. These hunter teams take on contracts to do the dirty work of big corporations with the lure of big money bonuses and the gravi... more.
  • American Fugitive – Now Available on Steam

    Posted by on May 21, 2019 under Euro, News, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One
    American Fugitive, the top-down open-world sandbox game from Curve Digital and developers Fallen Tree Games, is out now and on the loose, evading the law on PC and PlayStation 4. It will be out on parole on Nintendo Switch on May 23rd and Xbox One on May 24th. All versions will receive a 20 percent launch discount and will have a base price of £17.99, $/€ 19.99. Set in 1980s middle-America w... more.
  • Garage – 6 Minutes of Gameplay

    Posted by on April 23, 2018 under Euro, News, PC, Switch
    If you like top-down shooters, VHS-era B-movies, and Nintendo Switch as much as I do, you should checkout the latest gameplay trailer for Garage. The game is set to launch on May 10th on Nintendo Switch, and the trailer showcases just how varied and punishing the game is. I've announced Garage during tinyBuild's HelloSwitch2 event, and we've been working like crazy with studio Zombie Dynamics t... more.
  • Nintendo Switch Holiday Video Game Buyer’s Guide 2017

    Posted by on December 21, 2017 under Euro, News, Switch
    Nintendo’s hybrid console has literally taken the industry by storm. Since launching in March, the Switch has gained a strong foothold in the market due to its portability, which allows people to bring ‘big’ AAA releases on the go (a first in the Video Game industry). Since its launch in March, the  Switch has sold over 10 million units according to Nintendo. This is in stark contrast t... more.
  • Tower 57 – Launching November 16th on Steam

    Posted by on October 26, 2017 under Euro, Mac, News, PC
    Toxic tentacles, blood-thirsty science experiments, and five arm replacements this week - and you thought your job was rough. But hey, if you're into explosive munitions, the perks simply can't be beat.  Coming to PC on November 16th, Tower 57 is a neo-retro shooter inspired by the heights of Amiga gaming, set in a dystopian, dieselpunk world in which Megatowers have become the last enclav... more.
  • Ghost Blade HD (Review) Playstation 4

    Posted by on October 20, 2017 under PS4, Reviews
    Developer Hucast Games is an indie developer that is responsible for developing a myriad of shooters for Sega’s now defunct console system, the Sega Dreamcast. Ghost Blade HD for Playstation 4 - which is the company’s first release on modern home consoles - is an HD remake of the Dreamcast original of the same name, but with vastly improved graphics. Like most bullet hell shooters, Ghost Bl... 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.
  • 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.
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