Tag Archives: Playstation

“Zombo Buster Rising” Coming to Consoles This Month

Chili Dog Interactive recently announced that Zombo Buster Rising is coming to PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox and Nintendo Switch on 21-25 October, depending on your platform. Originally released in 2016 for PC and mobile platforms, Zombo Buster Rising is mishmash of horror/shooting/defense genres. Here’s the official breakdown of Zombo Buster Rising from Chili Dog: Shoot zombies from a terrace like

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Asmodev’s Genre-Bending “Priest Simulator” Coming to Steam PC in 2022

Game publisher Ultimate Games S.A. recently announced that Priest Simulator will be coming in 2022 to Steam PC via Early Access, with console ports to follow at a later date – that’d be PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox, and Nintendo Switch, to be precise. Developed by Polish studio Asmodev, Priest Simulator is a genre-blending adventure combining aspects of hack’n’slash, FPS, simulation,

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The Demons and Devils of “Succubus” are Coming to Consoles in 2022

No, suck you, bus! On Wednesday, developer Madmind Studios announced that their recent hellish action game Succubus is coming to PS4, PS5, SeXbox, Xbone, and Nintendo Switch sometime in 2022. Already available on PC (via Steam), the console version of Succubus will be ported by Console Labs S.A. In the meantime, Madmind Studios is currently focussed on supporting the PC

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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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Veteran Ninja Gaiden Developers Announce “Wanted: Dead” for PC, Consoles

You did it this time, Bon Jovi. They’re tired of your $#!+! At Tokyo Game Show 2021, publisher 110 Industries and developer Soleil announced a new third-person action game Wanted: Dead for PC and consoles. Set in a bleak, sci-fi version of Hong Kong, Wanted: Dead will feature both gunplay and melee combat inspired by Devil May Cry and Bayonetta.

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XSEED Brings “Corpse Party” to PC, Consoles this October

Publisher XSEED Games recently announced that an “updated and expanded” version of Corpse Party is coming to Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbone, SeXbox, and Steam PC on 20 October. Aptly titled Corpse Party (2021), the new release will feature two additional chapters not included in the original 2010 release. The game will launch for $19.99 across all platforms via their respective

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90s Space Shooter “Gleylancer” Coming to Consoles on 15 October

On Wednesday, publisher Ratalaika Games announced that the horizontal scrolling, 2D shooter Gleylancer will be available on 15 October for PS4, Xbox and Nintendo Switch via each platform’s digital storefront. (Sorry, PC master race die-hards) Originally released in 1992 for the SEGA Mega Drive as a Japan-only exclusive, Gleylancer was also re-released via Nintendo’s now defunct Wii Virtual Console in

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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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Mothmen 1966 to be the First of a “Pixel Pulp” Trilogy

Cryptids sure are fashionable this year! On Tuesday, game publisher Chorus Worldwide and developer LCB Game Studio announced that Mothmen 1966 will be coming to Mac, Linux, PC (via Steam) Nintendo Switch, PlayStation and Xbox platforms in early 2032. Developed by a two-person team in Argentina, Mothmen 1966 is described as the first in a trilogy of “Pixel Pulp” visual

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Vampires Vs. Terrorists in “B.A.T.S.”, Coming to PC, Consoles on 20 October

The MIX Games recently announced that throwback brawler B.A.T.S.: Bloodsucker Anti-Terror Squad will be released on 20 October for Nintendo Switch, PS4 (PS5 compatible), Xbone (SeXbox compatible) and Steam PC. Co-developed by One Eyed Robot and Ritual Games, B.A.T.S. promises “vampires, terrorists, and gallons of blood” through a fast-paced, animated aesthetic and a healthy taste of the old ultra-violence. Here’s

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“Pumpkin Jack New-Gen Edition” is Coming to PS5 and SeXbox on 27 October

Game publisher Headup recently announced that spooky 3D platformer Pumpkin Jack is headed to both the PS5 and SeXbox on 27 October. Currently titled Pumpkin Jack New-Gen Edition, the game will feature 60fps, “a touch of next-gen ray-tracing,” and cross-buy with previous generation consoles (PS4 and Xbone). So not only will new purchases give you access to the old version,

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Taito’s “Typhoon Gal” Now on PS4, Switch via the Arcade Archives

Game publisher Hamster has announced that Typhoon Gal, the 2D action arcade game, is now available on PS4 and Nintendo Switch as part of the digital Arcade Archives series. Originally released in arcades by Taito in 1985, Typhoon Gal has never received an official home release until now. In Typhoon Gal, players control a young martial artist named Yuki, who

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MiniCactus Games’ Puzzle Platformer “Underland” Coming to Consoles on 30 September

On Tuesday, QUByte Interactive announced that MiniCactus Games’ puzzle platformer Underland will be released on 30 September for the PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox, and Nintendo Switch. Yes, that’s tomorrow, o keen readers of ours! In Underland, players must guide your astronauts through multiple monochrome (!) environments, using all available tools such as excavators, pumps, pipes, cannons, drones and dynamic platforms

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Review: “G Darius HD” (PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch)

Taito’s original Darius game landed in arcades in 1987, making the series one of the oldest space shoot ’em up series out there. The game’s contemporaries include the likes of R-Type and Gradius, both of which seem to have more name recognition than Darius ever did. Is that because Gradius and R-Type received solid ports to 8-bit consoles of the

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Genre-Bending RPG “The Good Life” Coming to PC, Consoles in October

Indie game publisher Playism recently announced that the genre-bending title The Good Life is scheduled to release on 15 October via Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbone, and Steam PC. Co-developed by Japanese studios White Owls and Grounding Inc., The Good Life blends elements of adventure, RPGs, and life simulator. The game boasts the unique style of White Owls’ Hidetaka “SWERY” Suehiro

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Jaleco’s Arcade Puzzler “Soldam” Joins the Arcade Archives on Switch, PS4

Game publisher Hamster has announced that Soldam, the matching puzzle game, is now available on PS4 and Nintendo Switch as part of the digital Arcade Archives series. Originally released in arcades by Jaleco in 1992, Soldam was later ported to the Japanese Game Boy in Japan and an updated version was released for PS4 and Nintendo Switch as Soldam: Drop,

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Kill Them With Fire! “Pop Flamer” Now on PS4, Switch

Game publisher Hamster has announced that Pop Flamer, the single-screen 2D action arcade game, is now available on PS4 and Nintendo Switch as part of the digital Arcade Archives series. Originally released in arcades by Jaleco in 1982 and later ported to the SEGA SG-1000 in 1983, Pop Flamer has never received an official release in western regions until now.

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“Hamster Maze” Coming to Consoles, PC in 2022

New Polish development team We Dig Games recently announced that their first game will be Hamster Maze, coming in 2022 for SeXbox, Xbox One, PS5, PS4, Nintendo Switch and Steam PC. Inspired by online videos of hamster maze creation, Hamster Maze blends casual arcade gameplay with Tamagotchi elements. Players rear and train their pet hamsters in preparation for competition with

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WWII Shoot-Em Up “USAAF Mustang” Now Available for PS4, Switch via the Arcade Archives

Game publisher Hamster has announced that USAAF Mustang, the 2D horizontal scrolling shoot-em-up arcade game, is now available on PS4 and Nintendo Switch as part of the digital Arcade Archives series. Originally released in arcades by UPL in 1990 and ported to the SEGA Mega Drive as Fire Mustang in 1991, USAAF Mustang has never received an official release in

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Story Trailer for “Naser: Son of Man” Shown at Gamescom

At Gamescom 2021, developer Enlightened Robot Entertainment released a new story trailer for Naser: Son of Man, the steampunk-inspired 2D run-and-gun game coming soon to PC, Xbox One, SeXbox, PS4, and PS5. You can check out the new Naser: Son of Man story trailer below, followed by a breakdown of the game via Niche Gamer: Story In the year 1875,

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“King of Fighters XV” Coming to Consoles, PC in February 2022

During the Gamescom Opening Night Live show, publisher Koch Media and SNK announced that King of Fighters XV is scheduled to release for PS5, PS4, SeXbox, and PC (via Steam) on 17 February 2022. This latest installment in the classic fighting game franchise features 39 characters, and it’s the first time that heroes from each KOF saga (Orochi, NESTS, and

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“Tales of Arise” Reportedly Uncensored on PlayStation, or Is Bandai Namco Lying Again?

Rumors have recently swirled around the Internet that Bandai Namco’s upcoming RPG Tales of Arise would be censored for its PS4 and PS5 release across all territories. The rumors originated from an anonymous poster on 4chan’s /v/ board, and many gamers found the post to be credible given Sony’s recent censorship of Japanese third party games on PlayStation. Here are

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SEGA’s Little-Known “Fist of the North Star” Legacy (80s August Special)

Welcome back to 80s August, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of the greatest decade since chopped liver! While many will recall SEGA’s 2018 release of Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise for PS4, western gamers, particularly the younger ones, might be interested to learn that SEGA has a long history with the Fist of the North Star license. Yes, indeedy.

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Review: “Spelunker HD Deluxe” (PS4, 80s August Special)

Welcome back to 80s August, The Splintering’s month-long celebration of the greatest decade since tigers had sabers for teeth! Today, we’re going to dig deep into Spelunker HD Deluxe for Nintendo Switch and PS4,* a modern reimagining of the 1983 Spelunker game by Timothy G. Martin… sort of. Why “sort of”? Because Spelunker HD Deluxe actually takes more inspiration from

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Taito’s Martial Arts Action Game “Kurikenton” Joins the Arcade Archives on PS4, Switch

Game publisher Hamster has announced that Kurikenton, the side-scrolling, martial arts action arcade game, is now available on PS4 and Nintendo Switch as part of the digital Arcade Archives series. Originally released in arcades by Taito in 1988, Kurikenton (or sometimes “Kuri Kinton”) eventually saw a home release as part of the Taito Legends 2 compilation for PS2 and Xbox.

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Retro-Inspired Platformer “Bat Boy” Headed for PC, Consoles

During the 2021 BitSummit Indie Game Showcase, X PLUS Games officially announced that retro-inspired platformer Bat Boy is in the works (on deck?) for Steam PC, PS5, SeXbox, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. Co-developed by X PLUS and Sonzai Games, Bat Boy features a sentai sports-hero named Ryosuke (the Bat Boy) who must battle other sports-themed enemies in a world

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Orthodox JRPG “Alphadia Genesis 2” Now Available on PS4, PS5

KEMCO has announced that Alphadia Genesis 2 is now available on the PS4 and PS5 as of today (that’s Friday, 6 August, to be precise). Beginning its life several years ago on iOS, Alphadia Genesis 2 is described as an “orthodox JRPG” that now features adjustable encounter rates, smartphone integration, and cross-buy between the PS5 and PS4 versions. Here’s the

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“Bio-Ship Paladin” Now Available on PS4, Switch via Hamster’s Arcade Archives

Game publisher Hamster has announced that Bio-Ship Paladin, the 2D horizontal scrolling shoot-em-up arcade game, is now available on PS4 and Nintendo Switch as part of the digital Arcade Archives series. Originally released in arcades by UPL in 1990 and ported to the SEGA Mega Drive in 1991, Bio-Ship Paladin has never received an official release in western regions until

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Hamster Adds “NOVA2001” to the Arcade Archives on Switch, PS4

Game publisher Hamster has announced that NOVA2001, the lesser-known shoot-em-up arcade game, is now available on PS4 and Nintendo Switch as part of the digital Arcade Archives series. Originally released by UPL in 1983, NOVA2001 is the predecessor to Ark Area. In NOVA2001, players control a space fighter that can shoot in all directions (similar to Asteroids or Sinistar). Your

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