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Review: “Gleylancer” (Nintendo Switch, Xbox, PS4)

Retro shoot ’em up aficionados have plenty to celebrate of late, given the increasing number of re-releases and collections of classic shooters recently landing on pc and consoles. The latest of these is Gleylancer (not Gley Lancer, ya’ dummy-dums!), a sci-fi horizontal shooter originally developed by Masaya and released for the SEGA Mega Drive in 1992 exclusively in Japan.* Now,

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Review: “Cotton Reboot!” (PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch)

In the era between arcade classics like Defender and “bullet hell” shoot-em-ups like Ikaruga, the 2D shooter genre really hit its stride. The greatest titles of the 80s and 90s featured a mishmash of several genres, including sci-fi space shooters (R-Type, Thunder Force), fantasy (Wings of Wor, Lords of Thunder), and even underwater warfare (In the Hunt). However, one of

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Review: “Within the Blade” (PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch)

Ninja games were all the rage when I was growing up, and I had no shortage of great ones. Tecmo’s Ninja Gaiden, SEGA’s Shinobi, Natsume’s The Ninja Warriors, and Konami’s TMNT brawlers were all in my regular gaming rotation as a kid. Of course, this is before the advent of 3D gaming, when titles like Acquire’sTenchu started to up the

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“My Friend Pedro” getting a physical Switch release via Special Reserve Games

Game publisher Devolver Digital has struck a deal with Special Reserve Games to release a physical edition of My Friend Pedro on Nintendo Switch. Special Reserve Games is offering two editions of the game, a basic “Switch single” edition for $29.99, and a pre-order only “Switch Reserve” edition. Here’s what’s included with the “Switch single” edition: EXCLUSIVE PHYSICAL SWITCH CARTRIDGE

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E3: SEGA’s “Alien: Isolation” coming for your Nintendo Switch in 2019

“In handheld mode, no one can hear you scream.” During the E3 2019 Nintendo Direct presentation, SEGA revealed that their critically-acclaimed sci-fi horror game Alien: Isolation would be coming to the Nintendo Switch by the end of 2019. Originally developed by Creative Assembly for PlayStation, Xbox & PC platforms, Alien: Isolation follows the terrifying adventures of Amanda Ripley as she

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E3: “Contra: Rogue Corps.” is the Contra game that nobody was asking for

Filed under “W” for “We don’t learn from our mistakes”, Konami is yet again abandoning the 2-D gameplay from their classic Contra series in favor of an overhead, 3-D shooter. The result is Contra: Rogue Corps., a game that resembles the ill-fated Contra: Legacy of War for the SEGA Saturn and original PlayStation than any of the Contra titles that

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“Castlevania Anniversary Collection” full game list revealed

Konami has revealed the full list of games included in the upcoming Castlevania Anniversary Collection. Without further ado, here’s the list: Castlevania (NES) Castlevania II: Belmont’s Revenge (GameBoy) Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse (NES) Super Castlevania IV (SNES) Castlevania II (NES) Kid Dracula (Famicom) Castlevania the Adventure (GameBoy) Castlevania Bloodlines (SEGA Genesis) That’s a girthy pile of undead with whom to

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