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Let’s Talk About ‘Gynoug’ – A Classic Sega Genesis Shmup Available Soon on Modern Platforms
Known as 'Wings of Wor' here in the States, Gynoug is a Sega Genesis classic brought to modern platforms, along with plenty of quality of life toggles.
Let’s Talk About ‘Gleylancer’ – A Japan-Only 1992 Sega Genesis SHMUP Localized in 2021!
This once Japan-only Sega Genesis shmup is finally available in the States on modern platforms! Was it worth the wait?
[VITA BACKLOG] Shutshimi: Seriously Swole
This is One giant game of "what the fuck?" played 10 seconds at a time. What is Shutshimi: Seriously Swole? A silly-ass retro-flavored side-scrolling shoot-em-up where you control a buff fish equipped with various weapons and power-ups, but with a serious case of whiplash. The game is played in 10-second intervals, alternating between arcade shmupping … Continue reading [VITA BACKLOG] Shutshimi: Seriously Swole
REVIEW: Stardust Galaxy Warriors: Stellar Climax
Stardust Galaxy Warriors: Stellar Climax Developer: Dreamloop Games Available on: PS4, Xbox One (reviewed), PC Price: $9.99 Shoot-em-ups are a dime a dozen nowadays, so it really takes something special to stand out in this gaping sea of nostalgic throwbacks. I guess it's a good thing then that Finnish-based Dreamloop Games know how to make a … Continue reading REVIEW: Stardust Galaxy Warriors: Stellar Climax
REVIEW: Velocity 2X
Velocity 2X is all about speed, memorization, hi-scores, and blowing stuff up, and it manages to do all of that very well. It's a hyperactive blend of classic arcady top-down shoot-em-ups and 2D action side-scrollers, draped in a futuristic sci-fi setting with beautiful backdrops and a rad art style that drip-feeds a mostly forgettable narrative. … Continue reading REVIEW: Velocity 2X