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Spidersaurs Is WayForward Doing Contra All Over Again, Kinks & All

Platform(s): PC (version reviewed), Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch Genre: 2D Run-And-Gun Shoot-em-Up; basically Contra If it weren't for Konami who has a tight rein on its Contra brand, you can mistaken WayForward's "new" 2D run-and-gun shooter game Spidersaurs as the next Contra entry. After all, the Shantae developer did make Contra 4 back in...

Drainus Guide & Video Walkthrough

Team Ladybug, the folks behind the lovely 2021 search action title Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth, just surprise-launched a nifty 2D shmup called Drainus. It's a short but very action-packed shmup with a nifty counter and bullet reflecting mechanic. If you love 2D pixel art, explosions, and going left to right shooting things to ...

The Folks Behind The Awesome Lodoss War Game Last Year Has Launched A New 2D Shmup

Last year's Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth won critics over with its lovely 2D art style and search action Metroidvania style gameplay. It was a tad short, but it was still highly entertaining, at least in my perspective. So it's great to know that its developer, Team Ladybug, has announced a new promising game. It's a 2D shmu...

Cotton Fantasy Is A New Cutesy Shmup Slated For May

Retro gaming fans: you're getting a new Cotton game. 2D shmup title Cotton Fantasy (or Cotton Rock 'n' Roll in Japan) will launch for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch on 20th May according to publisher ININ Games. The upcoming English version will feature new playable characters with different mechanics and attacks, 16 colourful stages, and onl...

Sol Cresta Will Be Out This February

PlatinumGames has finally announced the new release date of its 2D retro shmup title Sol Cresta. Director Hideki Kamiya and his crew announced that Sol Cresta will be out on 22nd February, which is less than a month away. The team also showed off the main concept art of the game, featuring the three coloured ships and their respective pilots (fr...

Here Is 14 Minutes Of Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid 2D Shmuping Her Way Through Bullet Hell

Publisher Bushiroad and developer Kaminari Games just showcased about 14 minutes of new Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid: Burst Forth!! Choro-gon Breath gameplay. The story mode gameplay showcased voice actresses Risa Tsumugi, Wakana Kingyo, and Yuzuki Watase bantering while demoing the game. The game itself seems like your standard 2000s arcade sho...

Here’s Your First Look At The Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid 2D Shmup

Publisher Bushiroad and developer Kaminari Games have just unleashed some Tohru vengeance among the anime and gaming community. The first gameplay trailer of Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid: Burst Forth!! Choro-gon Breath is out, and it features some 2D shmup gameplay and some clothes-tearing on the main character's part. Players will get their cho...

Mighty Goose Delivers Chaotic Non-Stop 2D Run & Gun Action

Platform(s): PC (Version played), Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One Genre: 2D Shooter Tribute To Metal Slug, But With A Goose Sometimes, simplicity is the best policy. If you tell me that someone is making a 2D run-and-gun game in the veins of the classic Metal Slug series, but starring a cybernetic bounty hunter Goose fighting aliens instead of N...

Watch Us Blow Stuff Up In This 15 Minute Mighty Goose Preview

I do love me some Metal Slug action; the thrill of just casually running left to right mowing down not-Nazis, zombies, and aliens using Heavy Machine Guns and tanks called Metal Slugs just tickles my fancy so much. Which is why I'm happy to get a taste of the obvious SNK shooter tribute Mighty Goose. Published by Playism and made by Blastmode an...

The Best 2D Shmup Fighting Game Gets Its Due In The Latest Neo Geo World Tour

Hell has frozen over; SNK and ADK's shmup cute-em-up fighting game-esque creation Twinkle Star Sprites had an esports moment. Sort of. During the Neo Geo World Tour Season 2 tournament at Super MAGFest last weekend in the US, the SNK reps decided to host a fan favourite title alongside the usual suspects like Garou: Mark of the Wolves, The King of...

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