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Battle Robot Space Fish in “G-Darius HD”, Coming Soon for Switch, PS4

Taito and ININ Games have partnered up to release G-Darius HD, a remastered port of 1997’s arcade title… G-Darius. Developed by M2, G-Darius HD will be available physically and digitally for Nintendo Switch and PS4 later in 2021 (that’s for both North American and European territories). While the Darius shoot ‘em up series dates back to the mid-80s (or as

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“Aleste Collection” Coming to Switch, PS4 in December

M2 recently announced that Aleste Collection is coming to the Nintendo Switch and PS4 as the part of their “M2 ShotTriggers” line. The compilation will include: Aleste (1988, SEGA Mark III) GG Aleste (1991, SEGA Game Gear) GG Aleste II (1993, SEGA Game Gear) Power Strike II (1993, SEGA Master System) Aleste Collection is currently scheduled to release in Japan

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Retro Review: “3D Thunder Blade” (Nintendo 3DS – Attack Helicopter Week Special)

There’s quite a selection of SEGA’s 3D Classics line on the Nintendo 3DS: After Burner, Space Harrier, Fantasy Zone II; many of them are considered to be highly-regarded classics, but Thunder Blade isn’t usually part of the conversation when SEGA fans reminisce about the company’s glorious arcade past. Why is that? I contend that one reason is that Thunder Blade

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M2 to port 4 classic Toaplan shooters to consoles including “Twin Cobra”, “Flying Shark” and “Truxton II”

Japanese game development studio Toaplan closed its doors in 1994, but M2 has announced plans to port every single Toaplan game to modern consoles. To kick off this effort, M2 confirmed that they are starting with four of Toaplan’s arcade-style shooters (currently termed shoot-em-ups… blech): Kyuukyoku Tiger (1987, aka Twin Cobra) Tatsujin Ou (1992, aka Truxton II) Hishouzame (1987, aka

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