Resogun Review

Resogun Developer: Housemarque Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Platforms: PlayStation 4 (Reviewed) Release Date: November 15, 2013 Install Size: 460 MB (PlayStation 4) Price: $14.99 – Available Here Overview Every console launch needs a handful of games to keep the early adopters happy with their purchase decision. Housemarque, creators of the PlayStation 3’s Super Stardust HD, ...

Syder Arcade now Available on Steam

If you can’t get enough of science fiction shmups then Meridian 4 has a present for you. Syder Arcade is now available on Steam for PC and Mac, and is currently sitting with a lovely discount that brings the game down to $7.99 – a one week only deal. Developed by Studio Evil, Syder Arcader made a brief appearnce in a shmup bundle earlier this year before going through the Steam Greenli...

Humans Must Answer Review

Humans Must Answer Developer: Sumom Games  Publisher: Sumom Games Platforms: PC (Reviewed) Release Date: July 11th, 2013 Price: $10.00 –Available Here Overview Sumom Games presents to arcade gamers Humans Must Answer, a classic 2D horizontal space shooter that has not only made an explosive entrance online, but has brought to life a new type of space invader. The concept of intelligent chick...

Mamorukun Curse! Shmup Heading to PSN

Japanese bullet-hell shoot-em-up Mamorukun Curse! is coming to the North American PlayStation Network for the PS3 on July 16, courtesy of UFO Interactive Games. Developed by G.rev Ltd and Gulti, this top-down, vertical scrolling shooter follows Mamorukun and several other Chosen Souls who have been plucked from the realm of the Living and tosses into the Netherworld. They must then restore balance...

Sine Mora – Difficulty Trailer

Digital Reality and Grasshopper Manufacture Inc. are excited to provide a new trailer for the shoot ’em up, Sine Mora. The provided trailer shows off the stark differences between normal and insane difficulty modes. A huge difference can be seen by the sheer quantity of enemy projectiles on the screen. How the heck can a plane dodge that many bullets and come out alive? At the moment there i...

Otomedius Excellent available in stores today

Those who have been waiting for a truly unique side scrolling shooter have to wait no longer. Konami’s Otomedius Excellent has finally been released after multiple delays and is available on store shelves now. The title is available exclusively on the Xbox 360 and is the sequel to the Japanese only shooter Otomedius Gorgeous. In Otomedius Excellent players will be able to experience the orig...

Rising Star Games bringing Akai Katana Shin to Europe

In continuation of its partnership with CAVE, Rising Star Games has announced they will be exporting another CAVE title out of Japan, to Europe in 2012. Akai Katana Shin was originally available in arcades. This Xbox 360 version, scheduled for release in the first half of 2012, has been remastered for home consoles. The display ratio has been expanded to make full use of HD TV widescreen visuals, ...

Otomedius Excellent’s release date finally confirmed for July 19th

Konami has finally made it official. Today they released information regarding Otomedius Excellent’s release date and the special edition that you can purchase as well as the standard edition. We’ve seen information leaks in the past from retailers, but at least now we know for sure that the title will be released in North America on July 19th. Players will be given two different optio...

Otomedius Excellent Collector’s Edition detailed; includes pillowcase

It seems that every little bit of news we manage to scrape together for Otomedius Excellent is from a video game retailer placing the information on their website before Konami decided to say anything about it. We previously saw that GameStop had listed a Collector’s Edition of the title but we did not know at that time what would be in said edition. That is until Amazon updated their listin...

Otomedius Excellent rated by the ESRB

Seems like every other day the ESRB has something going on. Sure they rate games everyday but every once in awhile they either end up rating an unannounced title or providing a rating for a niche Japanese title that is being localized for release in the United States. This ESRB article is the latter. Konami submitted Otomedius Excellent for review and it was given a T rating with a few interesting...

Otomedius Excellent collector’s edition revealed by Gamestop

Konami has only had a few things to say about Otomedius Excellent being localized in the United States. Besides a trailer for the title and a few screenshots the poor game has barely been acknowledged by the company despite being something of a niche release in the first place, but a release supposedly coming out soon. But at least the gaming retailers themselves are leaking information out. Silic...

Deathsmiles 2X available in Mexico and Canada on Tuesday

Now last week Deathsmiles 2X was released in North America, or at least parts of North America. The game ended up being only available to those in the United States and the rest of the country was left in the dark. Over the weekend we learned that Cave was working with Microsoft in order to release the game to both Canada and Mexico and clear up the confusion. It seems that confusion must have bee...

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