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Throwback FPS “Demon Pit” coming to PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch

Tired of over-complicated, genre-bending, modern first-person shooters? “Flashlights? Fuck flashlights! Gun is flashlight!” Indie publisher Digerati May have the game for you: Demon Pit. Inspired by FPS games from the 90s, Demon Pit is described as an arcade–style arena shooter featuring numerous weapons, a “soul grapple”, and constantly changing environments. Here’s a breakdown of Demon Pit from Digerati followed by

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The horrors of “Vigil: the Longest Night” coming to PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch

Glass Heart Games has unveiled Vigil: the Longest Night, a 2D action platformer with a few RPG elements, massive bosses, and a horror aesthetic similar to Bloodstained and the Castlevania series. Vigil is the first game from Taiwanese game studio Glass Heart Games, who promises “precise and technical combat as well as a rich and strong narrative.” The game itself

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WayForward releases new “River City Girls” character trailer for Kyoko

WayForward has released a new trailer for River City Girls featuring Kyoko, one of the playable characters in their upcoming sequel to the classic NES brawler, River City Ransom. Here’s the official bio for Kyoko: Kyoko is ready to go in River City Girls! Compared to her BFF Misako, she’s much more cheerful and bubbly, but don’t get her angry

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Atomic Wolf’s “Liberated” for Switch, PC is a battle against corruption with a comic book aesthetic

Atomic Wolf recently unveiled the first gameplay trailer has for Liberated, which is set to release on both Nintendo Switch and Steam PC. Liberated is unique in that the action takes place inside the pages of a comic book, with your character traversing between comic book panels as the game progresses. It may sound a bit like SEGA’s Comix Zone

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9 new characters coming to “BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle” including “Senran Kagura’s” Yumi

Over the weekend, a new trailer leaked (and was later confirmed) which indicated that BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle will receive a “2.0 update” adding a total of nine new characters including at least two from entirely new franchises: Yumi from Senran Kagura (not Homura?!) and both Akatsuki and Blitztank from Akatsuki En-Eins. Yumi from Senran Kagura is armed with traditional paper fans,

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Review: Tiger Heli – NES (Attack Helicopter Week special)

Welcome back to Attack Helicopter Week here at The Splintering! Today, we’re going to feature an old-school shooter close to my heart, Tiger Heli! When my family first got an NES, it was a Christmas gift from my aunt and uncle. With it, we received three, non-Mario related games: Rad Racer, Hogan’s Alley, and Tiger Heli. Nice spread, right? That

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Review: “Choplifter!” – Famicom (Attack Helicopter Week special)

Welcome to Attack Helicopter Week here at The Splintering! How about kicking things off with a lesser-known, retro import? Grab your yoke and pop in your earplugs, because today we’re picking apart Choplifter! for the Nintendo Famicom. Choplifter! is a unique title as it started as an Apple II game and was later ported to the arcades. The Famicom version

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