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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.
This once Japan-only Sega Genesis shmup is finally available in the States on modern platforms! Was it worth the wait?
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
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
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