Image

Treasure

Bangai-O HD title update extends a hand to newcomers
8 years ago

Bangai-O HD title update extends a hand to newcomers

By  •  News

Treasure has released a new title update for Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury on Xbox Live, hoping to make the game more approachable for newcomers. The update (which …
Read More

Guardian Heroes teaming up on October 12

While we were bummed to hear about Major Nelson’s mistake, we now finally have a release date for long-awaited Sega Saturn classic Guardian Heroes. The new date is now …
Read More

Radiant Silvergun hitting XBLA on September 14
8 years ago

Radiant Silvergun hitting XBLA on September 14

By  •  News

Treasure has confirmed that its Sega Saturn classic Radiant Silvergun will be hitting XBLA worldwide on September 14. For 1200 MS Points, Xbox 360 owners around the world will …
Read More

Guardian Heroes has gone gold *UPDATED*
8 years ago

Guardian Heroes has gone gold *UPDATED*

By  •  News

The long-awaited brawler Guardian Heroes is set to be released this fall, and word has just gotten out that it’s gone gold and ready to be distributed. We still …
Read More

Radiant Silvergun hands on preview
8 years ago

Radiant Silvergun hands on preview

First person shooters typically use the right trigger to fire; for various styles of attacks, beat ’em ups often use X, Y and B; Radiant Silvergun has different weapons mapped to A, B, X, Y, left and right bumper and right trigger. In short, its heavy on the guns. Radiant Silvergun, developed by Treasure, will be joining Guardian Heroes (also developed by Treasure) in the Saturn-to-XBLA port ship. Much like Guardian Heroes, Radiant Silvergun also has some older mechanics that work surprisingly well despite being difficult to acclimate to.

Read More

Guardian Heroes hands-on preview
8 years ago

Guardian Heroes hands-on preview

Many young players will see Guardian Heroes and have no idea it’s actually a port from the Sega Saturn. This anime-styled brawler supports three 2D planes rather than a fully traversable 3D plane, tons of characters to play and unlock, a branching story arc with several different endings and encounters which, if opted out of to go down a different path, will never be experienced. This fast-paced HD-ified port brings some old mechanics into the present. The good news? It doesn’t feel a bit dated.

The controls are fairly intuitive, with X standing in for light attacks, Y for heavy, and A for a quick dodge back. B is reserved for special abilities—in the case of our Mage demo, that was magic. Those straightforward controls were balanced by a unique addition: the left bumper and left trigger, which jump planes toward and away from the player. Navigating planes takes a little getting used to, but it soon becomes second nature. (Though the adjustment period is a little more extensive when you’re trying to do this in the heat of combat.

In the interest of time, we skipped through the dialogue of the story—we were in a bit of a rush to see the meat of the gameplay. The story was told in pretty typical old-school fashion though: portraits of the characters would pop up on the screen and the camera would shift to them. It certainly feels very retro; it’s not necessarily a bad thing, but gamers that have gotten used to rich cinematics and other “modern” accoutrements may feel a bit estranged.

Read More

A few new Radiant Silvergun details
8 years ago

A few new Radiant Silvergun details

By  •  News

Earlier this week Microsoft held an event to show off some of the upcoming japanese developed XBLA releases. Upcoming Sega Saturn port Radiant Silvergun was at the …
Read More

XBLA developers representing in the top 100
8 years ago

XBLA developers representing in the top 100

By  •  News

Develop is a game design website that focuses on developers in the gaming industry and with their Develop 100, they rank the top 100 game developers in the industry …
Read More

New Guardian Heroes screenshots released
8 years ago

New Guardian Heroes screenshots released

Gamersyde has discovered 13 new screenshots for the upcoming re-release of Treasure’s classic Guardian Heroes.  The once Sega Saturn exclusive will feature updated visuals for its XBLA release, but will …
Read More

Radiant Silvergun, Half-Minute Hero dates and pricing
8 years ago

Radiant Silvergun, Half-Minute Hero dates and pricing

By  •  News

Pricing and releases dates have been revieled for two upcoming XBLA games today. Radiant Silvergun, an HD remake featuring online and couch co-op and will include the arcade and …
Read More