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Shoot’em Up

Aces of the Luftwaffe – Squadron Review: Who hired these guys?
9 months ago

Aces of the Luftwaffe – Squadron Review: Who hired these guys?

Aces of the Luftwaffe – Squadron is a vertically scrolling shooter. It adds a skill system with multiple pilots and planes. As one who hasn’t played many myself, I encourage …
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Rise from dust in this new Sine Mora teaser

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Sine Mora is less than a month away and we’re booming with excitement over the shoot ’em-up from Digital Reality and Grasshopper Manufacture. In this new teaser, we see …
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Rumor: Shoot Many Robots coming March 14
7 years ago

Rumor: Shoot Many Robots coming March 14

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The release date for Shoot Many Robots still remains a mystery but @lifelower revealed some new tidbits on a community site and a removed marketplace listing. March 14 seems …
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Sine Mora comparing normal and insane difficulties of bullet craziness

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PlayXBLA recently put up a new video with gameplay from the upcoming shoot ’em up Sine Mora, comparing different difficulties in the game. Between Normal and Insane, one is …
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Microsoft Studios publishing Grasshopper Manufacture/Digital Reality’s Sine Mora
8 years ago

Microsoft Studios publishing Grasshopper Manufacture/Digital Reality’s Sine Mora

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Digital Reality have revealed a lot of titles in the past year with the Skydrift release and Bang Bang Racing on the horizon. But we haven’t heard much from …
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Sine Mora trailer asks questions and shows off environments

While we don’t see a lot of gameplay in this new trailer for Sine Mora, we do see more of those gorgeous graphics and environments. The trailer does a …
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10 explosive minutes of Sine Mora’s gameplay

Gamescom is going on in Germany this week, and Grasshopper Manufacture showed off the latest gameplay on Sine Mora, the shoot-em up’ coming to XBLA in the Winter, and …
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Decimation X3 Review (XBLIG)
9 years ago

Decimation X3 Review (XBLIG)

Decimation X3 is a 4 player shoot ’em up and thrilling sequel to the #1 Japan hitDecimation X, and proud member of the Indie Games Winter Uprising. Back with intensified gameplay, extra power-ups, more firepower, improved retro graphics, huge bosses, and a beautifully remixed Imphenzia soundtrack. Developed by the “empower the player” philosophy of Xona Games, award-winning creators of Duality ZF and Score Rush.  It currently is selling for 80MS Points (1 USD) in the Indie Games section of the marketplace.

How does it hold up to my rigorous tests?  Well you know you have to click read more to find out.

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Guwange Review (XBLA)
9 years ago

Guwange Review (XBLA)

Guwange is a vertical scrolling shooting game, launched in Japanese arcades in 1999.  Set in the Muromachi period of Japanese history, Guwange tells the tale of the “Shikigami users”, hosts to ghostly avatars called Shikigami. Unlike other CAVE shooting games, known for their fighter craft and destructive machinery, the heroes of Guwange walk across the demonic landscape on their quest to rid themselves of the Shikigami curse, cutting a swath through enemies.

You have to click read more to get my thoughts on it now.

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XBLA Gets Geo’d with Trouble Witches Neo


Who says that America never gets all the best Japanese games? Japanese developer SNK, originators of the home and arcade videogame system, Neo Geo, have announced a console version of Trouble Witches, the hardcore arcade shoot ’em up full of cute witches, flowers petals, and magic. Hardcore shoot ’em up with flower petals? Trust us. It’s awesome.

And we’ve got the gritty details, the colorful screenshots, and the gameplay trailer to prove it…

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