Tag «Shooter»

NEWS – Stardust Galaxy Warriors Lands on Nintendo Switch

Aksys Games announced that Stardust Galaxy Warriors: Stellar Climax is now available at theNintendo eShop. Developed by Dreamloop Games, Stardust Galaxy Warriors: Stellar Climax is a fast-paced, side-scrolling shooter with four-player local co-op, light RPG elements with upgradable mech characters, and a variety of different gameplay modes for players to explore. As a new recruit …

REVIEW – R-Type Dimensions EX (Switch) Review

Dying With A Smile Several years ago, R-Type Dimensions was released on the Xbox Live Arcade then ported to PS3 about a year later. You can read my PS3 review of R-Type Dimensions here. Tozai Games now has ported this R-Type compilation to Switch as R-Type Dimensions EX but added some welcomed quality-of-life features which …

REVIEW – Astebreed (PS4/Switch)

A New Perspective Originally released in 2015 on PS4, Astebreed is now being ported to Switch here in 2018. Even though this 2.5D shooter is a few years old, don’t let that distract you as this is one fast paced bullethell. This isn’t a typical shooter as the main gimmick is the ever changing perspective. …

REVIEW – Quad Fighter K Switch Review

It is Dangerous To Go Alone With 8-bit visuals and arcade quarter munching gameplay, Quad Fighter K on Nintendo Switch is an action packed four-player co-op new old school shooter. With a strong emphasis on co-op gameplay and priced under $10, this Aksys Games published vertical shooter can satisfy that arcade itch. The gimmick behind …

REVIEW – Let Them Come Xbox One With Stream

Encouraging Their Arrival With a simple premise, addicting gameplay, intuitive controls, and beautiful pixel art, Let Them Come, developed by Tuatara Games and published by Versus Evil, is a surprise, must-play pleasure. This $7.99 indie title ($4.99 on PC) is essentially a real-time tower defense only you are the defense. You play as Rock Gunar, …

REVIEW – Demon’s Crystals Xbox One with Stream

Lacking Options For only $4.99, it is not fair to be harsh on Demon’s Crystals especially since the arcadey twin-sticker shooter gameplay is relatively smooth and offers a moment of mindless fun if you can gather four local players in one room. But the lack of options and gameplay elements ultimately results in a big …

VIDEOCAST – Lil Tanks

Lil Tanks is a new 2D Shump available on Steam for $9.99. With an RPG leveling system and progress that accumulates after you die, this shooter is a friendly romp that involves the occasional grinding. Watch as we get stuck on level 3, Gillman talks about this painful R-Type story, and we close with puppy …

NEWS – Steel Empire Gets Permanent Price Cut on 3DS eShop

Teyon just announced that Steel Empire has just received a permanent price reduction. Originally priced at $29.99, this horizontal shooter is now available on the 3DS eShop for $9.99. If you read my review, we mentioned Steel Empire is actually a solid game, very fluid and entertaining, but carried a higher price point. But now, …

NEWS – Natsume just launched Wild Guns Reloaded for the PlayStation 4

Natsume just launched Wild Guns Reloaded for the PlayStation 4. The classic fan-favorite now features new playable characters, weapons, stages, and enemies, plus an all-new co-op mode, where you can play with up to 4 players! The game is available digitally and also has a limited physical release (North America only), and is rated E10+ …

NEWS – PS2 Classic Gradius V Now Available on PSN

Konami announced its classic shoot ‘em-up Gradius V is now available for PlayStation 3 worldwide via the PlayStation Network service, priced at $9.99. Previously released for PlayStation 2, the digital reissue of Gradius V marks the series’ first appearance for PlayStation®3. The classic shoot ‘em up recalls the all-action old school videogame style and is …