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River City Girls 2 New Trailer Debuts Villains & New Release Window [Update]

Update: River City Girls 2's release date is added. WayForward has dished out more info about its upcoming 2D beat-em-up River City Girls 2. First up, there's a bit more gameplay of the main characters Misako, Kyoko, Kunio, Riki, Marian (Double Dragon ex-damsel-now-badass), and Provie. You also get to know the villains of this entry: the crim...

This Week In PC Gaming: 15th July

Our weekly recaps continue, still in video form. Welcome, ladies and gents, to another entry of This Week In PC Gaming. Thanks to our sponsors from Asus and their TUF Gaming brand, we're given the opportunity to do a weekly dose of PC gaming recaps featuring the top news and game releases/highlights of the week. For the week of 9th-15th July, we...

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...

This Nintendo Switch Owner Can Play The Advance Wars Reboot

Nintendo previously mentioned that its upcoming strategy reboot Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp will be delayed indefinitely from its 9th April release date due to the Russia-Ukraine war going on. However, it turns out that some folks who preloaded a copy of the game before its April release date can access the full game right now. A Twitter user...

WayForward Announces 2D Shooter Spidersaurs For Consoles

WayForward just announced a pretty rad-looking 2D run-and-gun shoot-em-up featuring spiders and rock stars. It's called Spidersaurs and you play either officer-in-training Adrian or punk rocker Victoria as they run, jump, climb, and shoot their way out of many 2D levels filled with spiders, creatures spliced with spiders, and other monstrosities...

Kaiju Beat-Em-Up Dawn Of The Monsters Will Be Out This March

2022 looks like a good day to be a kaiju and tokusatsu fan, with titles like GigaBash and this newsworthy one on the horizon. WayForward and 13AM Games announced the release date of its upcoming 2D beat-em-up title Dawn of the Monsters: March 2022. It'll be out for PC, Xbox Series, Xbox One, PS5, PS4, and Nintendo Switch. The game features two-p...

Dawn Of The Monsters Is 2D Kaiju & Giant Robot Fighting Madness; Out Early 2022

There's going to be another kaiju fisticuffs game that's coming out alongside Gigabash, though this one's a tad different genre-wise. Publisher WayForward and developer 13AM Games announced a new upcoming 2D beat-em-up title called Dawn of the Monsters. It's a co-op beat-em-up featuring mechas beating up kaijus and vice versa in a huge cityscape...

BloodRayne Betrayal Remaster Launches This September

BloodRayne: a video game name that screams early 2000s action and female empowerment in fetish gear. Developer WayForward had a stab at the franchise with its 2D action game BloodRayne Betrayal and it was pretty fun back in 2011. Now, the company and publisher Ziggurat Interactive is revisiting the franchise again with a remaster of the title. C...

RWBY: Arrowfell Is A Metroidvania Based On Anime Fanfic

Rooster Teeth and WayForward are teaming up to develop a video game adaptation of the Western-made "anime" series RWBY. The game is called RWBY: Arrowfell and will launch for PS5, Xbox Series, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC in 2022. Published by Arc System Works, the title pits you as one of the four huntresses -Ruby, Weiss, Blake, and Y...

Here’s What We Know About River City Girls 2 So Far

One of E3 2021/June Summer of Gaming livestream surprises is the announcement of a River City Girls sequel. We adored that 2D beat-em-up, though we wished there was online play and some alleviation from its repetitious nature. The game's sequel will be expanded, reassuring many beat-em-up and Kunio-kun/Double Dragon fans. According to a Silicone...

River City Girls 2 Cleans Up The Streets In 2022

During the Limited Run Games live stream at E3 2021, Arc System Works and WayForward announced River City Girls 2 for PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch, and PC (Steam). Limited Run Games will produce a physical edition of the game. The next game in the Kunio-kun series slated to launch sometime in 2022. The synopsis of the game reads...

The Catchy Chiptunes Behind Shantae & WayForward’s Platformers

Happy birthday, Shantae for the Game Boy Color! On this episode of music video mixtape feature SoundScape, we check out the synth works of composer Jake "virt" Kaufman, known for his soundtracks for WayForward titles and indie platformers. https://youtu.be/Kd6Wzscn_-I If you love the samples & mixtape content here, you'll love what he has in...

Vitamin Connection Is A Sweet Co-Op Pill To Swallow

Platform: Nintendo Switch Genre: Co-op puzzler WayForward has figured out the old-school 2D neo retro-style game and aesthetic down to a science. With titles like the Shantae series and their take on the Double Dragon/Kunio-kun universe, there's nowhere to go but up for this developer. Though it does beg the question whether they can branch out of...

Kakuchopurei’s Best Of 2019: River City Girls

Older gamers will remember playing a lot of classic side-scrolling beat-em-ups and brawlers back in the day before the advent of better tech took the gaming world by storm and introduced us to fully-realized 3D worlds. Thanks to developers like WayForward, we can still get those same games albeit with modern trappings. That's where River City Girl...

Here’s Your First Look At The Pixel-Savvy River City Girls Beat-Em-Up

A while ago, we reported that WayForward and Arc System Works will be making the next game in the River City/Kunio-Kun beat-em-up/dodgeball franchise. Here's a first look at the game, dubbed River City Girls, and it's on-par with the developer's past works and titillating style. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40MRASC-Ndw The game flips the scrip...

We’ll Be Getting A River City Ransom Game With Boobies Via WayForward

If you've played a lot of beat-em-ups back in the day, anything with the word "River City" in the front means you're playing a classic left-to-right side-scrolling pugilistic affair. You'll also know that it's the Western version of the Kunio-kun games, now under the publishing umbrella of Arc System Works alongside Double Dragon. According to a r...

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