Tag «Shump»

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. …

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 …

REVIEW – Mamorukun Curse! (PSN)

Curse This Shmup – Outside the mobile environment, the Shmup is a dying breed. UFO is looking to fill this gap by localizing Mamorukun Curse! to the PSN. Upon starting this Japanese “cute’em up”, I conjured mixed feelings. Thing is, UFO’s track record is pretty terrible thanks to the abysmal Johnny series on the 3DS …