torsdag 30 november 2017

A new Tatsujin (company) arrives!

Tatsujin or Truxton as it's known in the west is one of developer Toaplans best known games.

Now, a company named Tatsujin Co. Ltd has been formed and rumour has it that it owns the rights to Toaplans library of games. I think a collection of Toaplan shooters for any (or all) of the current generation of game consoles would sell like hotcakes.

Sky Force Reloaded out on Steam today

The revamped Sky Force game, Sky Force Reloaded, is out on Steam now at 10% off.

It's out on PlayStation 4 too in the online store. Here's a review of it.

The Game Paradise Cruisin Mix is out on Steam now

The new Game Paradise Cruisin Mix is out now on Steam at 10% off. The PlayStation 4 version is shipping from Play-Asia. It's in all japanese now but localization patches are coming next year.

A western release for PS4 is planned.

onsdag 22 november 2017

Rez Infinite now available for Google Daydream

Rez Infinite, previously available on PlayStation 4, an expanded version of Rez with updated graphics and support for Virtual reality has been ported to Googles VR platform for Android; Daydream. Rez Infinite is simply the best PlayStation VR game available today so i'm guessing it will play a similar role in these new waters.

Battle Garegga Rev.2016 gets physical

Play-Asia has listed an asian edition of Battle Garegga Rev.2016 for PlayStation 4 as an upcoming physical release. Coming early next year. PlayStation 4 is region-free so this is just a matter of waiting...

Update: Play-Asia has removed the listing but Battle Garegga is confirmed as a limited edition physical release for PS4 on Dec. 6th in South Korea (obviously).

tisdag 21 november 2017

Earth Atlantis; sorta shmup

It flew under my radar until I saw this:

But now that i've seen it, this is a Nintendo Switch game released on Oct. 5th.

söndag 19 november 2017

The Last Strike

Here's something you don't see every day: a new shmup for Atari Jaguar (we've seen ports of old shmups though).
The Atari Jaguar was the home console that sunk Atari into bankruptcy at the time and is generally considered awkward because of its small library of games and the controller having a (unfair) reputation of being awful.

tisdag 7 november 2017

Twin-stick shooter Nex Machina getting a LRG release

Critically acclaimed twin-stick shooter Nex Machina for PS4 is getting a physical release this friday from Limited Run Games. 5000 copies of the ordinary and 3000 copies of the "collector's edition" will be made available. As usual, if you want this, hit the site immediately when they are released or be gouged on ebay afterwards.

måndag 6 november 2017

Touhou: Hidden Star in Four Seasons first Touhou game to hit Steam

Bullet hell shooter Touhou: Hidden Star in Four Seasons is the first game in the Touhou danmaku series to hit Steam on December 11th.

fredag 3 november 2017

Sky Force Reloaded coming to Steam and pretty much every other platform

No dates were announced but the picture above was tweeted yesterday by developer iDreams, so expect iOS/Android shooter Sky Force Reloaded to land on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Steam at some point in the future.