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Game News – ESP Ra.De. Psi adds new mode ‘Irori Room’

ESP Ra.De. Psi will have a new mode called “Irori Room,” developer M2 announced. Created from ESP Ra.De. game designer Junya Inoue’s idea for beginners to be able to enjoy a shoot ’em up game while learning and improving, the mode tasks the player with clearing small shoot ’em up missions while decorating their own […]

Posted in Release Dates, Shmup, Switch, Xbox One

Game News – Shoot ’em up Sturmwind EX for Xbox One and Switch launches November 8

Sturmwind EX, the remaster of the 2013-released Dreamcast shoot ’em up, will launch for Xbox One and Switch on November 8 following its PC (Steam) release on September 30, developers B-Alive Entertainment Software and Duranik announced. Here is an overview of the game, via its Steam page: About Sturmwind EX is a shoot ’em up […]

Posted in Clips, Granzella, Gz Studio, PC, PS4, R-Type Final 2, Shmup, Switch, Trailers, Xbox One

Game News – R-Type Final 2 ‘TW-3B Blue Symphonies’ start scene video

Granzella has released a new video of R-Type Final 2 showcasing the start scene for the TW-3B Blue Symphonies ship, which is one of four additional player ship proposals. The developer noted that “what you see in the video is only in the testing phase,” and that the implementation of the TW-3B Blue Symphonies ship […]

Posted in Clips, Japan, PC, PS4, Release Dates, Shmup, Switch, Trailers

Game News – Cotton Reboot! launches spring 2020 in Japan

Cotton Reboot! will launch for PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC via Steam in spring 2020 in Japan, publisher Beep announced. The May-announced reboot is based on the X68000 version of Cotton, which was brushed up from the original arcade release. While it adds a new “Arrange Mode” suited to current hardware specifications, it also includes […]

Posted in Granzella, Gz Studio, PC, PS4, R-Type Final 2, Shmup, Switch, Xbox One

Game News – R-Type Final 2 – Twitter poll launched for additional player ship proposals

Granzella has revealed the proposals for additional player ships in R-Type Final 2, and has launched a week-long poll on Twitter asking fans which ship they like the most. Here is an overview of each ship, via the game’s official website: ■ Additional Player Ships Proposals In the project R-Type Final 2, we are considering […]

Posted in PC, PS4, Shmup, Switch

Game News – Cotton Reboot! details Original, Arrange, and Score Attack modes

Beep has released new information about the game modes in the May-announced shoot ’em up revival Cotton Reboot! Get the details below. ■ X68000 Original Mode A mode in which you can play a faithful port of the Cotton game released for the Sharp X68000 in 1993. ■ Arrange Mode A game mode that supports […]

Posted in Clips, Gameplay, Granzella, Gz Studio, KickStarter, PC, PS4, R-Type Final 2, Shmup, Switch, TGS 2019, Xbox One

Game News – R-Type Final 2 second crowdfunding campaign launches October 1, TGS 2019 demo gameplay video

Granzella will launch a second crowdfunding campaign for R-Type Final 2 on October 1 at 6:00 a.m. PT / 9:00 a.m. ET, which will run until Novmeber 1 at the same time, the company announced. The previous crowdfunding campaign was supported by more than 8,000 backers and raised 98.8 million yen (aporox $914,000 USD). However, […]

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Game News – R-Type Final 2 second crowdfunding campaign launches October 1

Granzella will launch a second crowdfunding campaign for R-Type Final 2 on October 1 at 6:00 a.m. PT / 9:00 a.m. ET, which will run until Novmeber 1 at the same time, the company announced. The previous crowdfunding campaign was supported by more than 8,000 backers and raised 98.8 million yen (aporox $914,000 USD). However, […]

Posted in City Connection, Clips, NIS America, Release Dates, Shmup, Switch, Trailers

Game News – Psikyo Shooting Stars Alpha launches January 21, 2020 in North America, January 24 in Europe

Psikyo Shooting Stars Alpha will launch for Switch on January 21, 2020 in North America and January 24 in Europe, publisher NIS America announced. A $59.99 limited edition, which is available for pre-order at the NIS America Online Store, includes a copy of the game, Alpha Code Blue official soundtrack collection, art book, art card, […]

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Game News – Deathsmiles I and II coming to additional platforms

Shoot ’em up games Deathsmiles and Deathsmiles II are coming to multiple platforms via City Connection, original developer Cave and City Connection announced during the “Cave Festival: Tokyo Game Show 2019 Mini Edition” segment of the Famitsu x Dengeki live stream at Tokyo Game Show 2019. The original Deathsmiles first launched for arcades in October […]