Posts Tagged ‘2d shooters’
  • Rendering Ranger: R2, American Hero, American Hero Unrated & Enclave HD Physical Editions Announced by Ziggurat Interactive

    Posted by on June 8, 2022 under Euro, News, Playstation 5, PS4, Switch
    In case you missed the retro-tastic news, Ziggurat Interactive announced that three classic titles from the glory days of gaming are coming back in special physical editions! Announced at LRG3, Limited Run Games’ annual livestream, Rendering Ranger: R2 (known as Targa outside of North America), American Hero, American Hero Unrated, and Enclave HD, will all be getting collectible releases this ye... more.
  • Dragon Maid: Burst Forth!! Choro-gon Breath Launches August 25th

    Posted by on June 8, 2022 under Euro, News, PS4, Switch
    Aksys Games announced that the upcoming shmup Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid: Burst Forth!! Choro-gon☆ Breath with launch on August 25th for PlayStation®4 and Nintendo Switch™. Each first run physical copy of the game will include an exclusive card from the Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid trading card game from Weiss Schwartz. In this lighthearted shoot-em-up, the dragons and Miss Kobayashi must... more.
  • Tempest 4000 (Feature Review) Atari VCS

    Posted by on April 19, 2022 under Atari VCS, Euro, News, Reviews
    Jeff Minter is a popular game developer in Atari gaming circles. His love for animals - especially lamas - have played a major role in his celebrity, which goes way back to the 1980s when he founded Llamasoft to develop games for 8-bit microcomputers. His resume of games include popular titles such as Attack of the Mutant Camels, Gridrunner and the vector-based arcade shooter, Tempest, among many ... more.
  • Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid: Burst Forth!! Choro-gon☆Breath – Announced

    Posted by on April 5, 2022 under Euro, News, PS4, Switch
    Aksys Games announced that the upcoming shmup Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid: Burst Forth!! Choro-gon☆ Breath is coming to PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch in North America this summer. After being abducted by a cursed PC, the dragons and Miss Kobayashi must combine their powers to escape. After receiving a cryptic email, Miss Kobayashi and her maids go to Takiya’s house to investigate. Th... more.
  • Tempest 4000 Available Now on Atari VCS and Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on March 22, 2022 under Atari VCS, Euro, News, Switch
    It’s time to feed your head to the web — again! Today, iconic video game publisher Atari announced the Atari VCS and Nintendo Switch launch of Tempest 4000, the critically acclaimed, hyper-kinetic latest entry to one of the most popular arcade games of all time!  In Tempest 4000, the powerful Claw spacecraft returns, fully equipped to destroy deadly creatures and other obstructions wit... more.
  • Tempest 4000 Comes to Atari VCS & Nintendo Switch this Spring

    Posted by on February 24, 2022 under Atari VCS, Euro, News, PC, Switch
    In Tempest 4000, players once again face screaming electric death as they take control of the Claw, a powerful spacecraft equipped to destroy deadly creatures and other obstructions with rapid-fire shots on vibrant geometric prisms. With three game modes to choose from and 100 levels to conquer, players must eliminate all enemies as quickly as possible to survive and achieve that coveted spot at t... more.
  • The Binding of Isaac: Repentance on Consoles Nov. 4th

    Posted by on November 2, 2021 under Euro, News, Playstation 5, Switch, Xbox Series X
    Nicalis, Inc., developer of The Binding of Isaac series, today announced that The Binding of Isaac: Repentance will be available in North America on November 4 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation®4. The ultimate entry in the beloved series, Repentance takes the Binding of Isaac to new heights with an extraordinary amount of new and updated content.... more.
  • Cotton Reboot (Feature Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on October 28, 2021 under News, Reviews, Switch
    Helping to establish the cute ‘em up subgenre, Cotton by developer Success has spanned across the ages. The first game in the series, Cotten: Fantastic Night Dreams, first launched as a coin-op in 1991. This ground-breaking shooter would eventually see success outside the arcade, as it was ported to console systems like the Turbografx CD, Sony PlayStation, SNK’s Neo-Geo Pocket and the Japanese... more.
  • Spectacular Sparky Blasts Onto Nintendo Switch & PC

    Posted by on October 20, 2021 under Euro, News, PC, Switch
    Nicalis, Inc. today announced that Spectacular Sparky, a retro-inspired platformer/shooter game from developer FreakZone Games, is now available on Nintendo Switch, Steam and the Epic Games Store. Like all the best white-gloved 1990s video-game heroes, Sparky is colorful, cheeky and adventurous, maybe even a little bit insane. A space-rabbit of unknown origin, he works as an intergalactic bount... more.
  • CRITADEL – Available Now

    Posted by on October 13, 2021 under Euro, News, PC, Switch
    Nicalis, Inc. today announced that Critadel, a new 2D action game from developer Pixelian Studio, is now available on Nintendo Switch, Steam and the Epic Games Store. In Critadel, players control one of three different protagonists, each with their own unique looks, default weapons and skill sets. Nox brings her Crewgun assault rifle, Ahnushu's Natura weapon creates its own ammo from ... more.