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“Puzzle Bobble 3D: Vacation Odyssey” to Receive a Physical Release on PS4, PS5

ININ Games recently announced that Puzzle Bobble 3D: Vacation Odyssey will be receiving a physical release on PS5, PS4, and PlayStation VR thanks to Strictly Limited Games. Originally released digitally in 2021, Puzzle Bobble 3D is part of the 35th anniversary celebration of Taito’s action/puzzle Bubble Bobble series (and the Puzzle Bobble/Bust-A-Move spin-off series, of course), and it is the

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“Puzzle Bobble 3D: Vacation Odyssey” Now Available on PlayStation Platforms

On Tuesday, Taito released Puzzle Bobble 3D: Vacation Odyssey on PS5, PS4, and PlayStation VR. The game is a cross-buy title, so every PS4 purchase will come with the PS5 version at no extra cost. Plus, you don’t need a PSVR headset to play, either. Originally released in May for Oculus Quest, Puzzle Bobble 3D is part of the 35th

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“Puzzle Bobble VR: Vacation Odyssey” Coming in May

Game publisher Taito has announced that Puzzle Bobble VR: Vacation Odyssey will launch for Oculus Quest and Quest 2 on 20 May. Here’s what Taito president Tetsu Yamada had to say in the press release: “Virtual reality allows us to deliver a new approach to bubble-popping, allowing long-time fans and new players to experience Puzzle Bobble like never before and

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Classic Arcade-Inspired “Smoothcade” Joins Steam Next Fest in October

2Awesome Studio recently announced that their upcoming title Smoothcade will be participating in Steam Next Fest from 3-10 October. That means players will get a chance to try out the classic arcade-inspired game for themselves, including Endless Island mode, which unlocks once you clear the main demo. This mode challenging mode features procedurally generated levels that increase in difficulty as

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Classic Arcade-Inspired “Smoothcade” Coming to Steam PC, Consoles Later This Year

2Awesome Studio recently announced plans announces they will publish Smoothcade later this year for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, Xbox and Steam PC. Developed by Joseph J., Smoothcade is a multiplayer puzzle-platformer inspired by classic “clear the screen” arcade games like Bubble Bobble, Snow Bros., and Dig Dug. Here’s the official breakdown of Smoothcade from 2AS, followed by the announcement trailer: Smoothcade

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Review: “Taito Milestones” (Nintendo Switch)

No Arkanoid, no Bubble Bobble, no Space Invaders, no Darius… How does one create a Taito Milestones arcade collection without those games? While some are available on other collections, it’s very strange to have a collection of classic, 1980s Taito arcade games without them (Fully acknowledging that the original Space Invaders was released in the 70s).  Instead, Taito Milestones (published

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Review: “Space Invaders Invincible Collection” (Nintendo Switch, 80s August Special)

Welcome back to 80s August, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of the greatest decade since martians built the pyramids! Today, we’re going to take a look at Space Invaders Invincible Collection on Nintendo Switch.* I know what you’re thinking- that Taito first released Space Invaders in 1978, not the 1980s. True enough, but Space Invaders was absolutely still an arcade mainstay

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Retro-Inspired Puzzler “Dumpy & Bumpy” Coming to Consoles

Publisher Screenwave Media has announced that their throwback multiplayer puzzle game Dumpy & Bumpy is will be receiving console ports, though specific platforms and release dates have yet to be confirmed. The game was released via Steam PC in May. Developed by Programancer, Dumpy & Bumpy is a puzzle adventure with pixel art graphics and 80 stages to take on

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