Tag Archives: Playstation

Anthropomorphic Brawler “Jitsu Squad” Coming to Consoles Later This Year

ININ Games recently announced that 2D beat ‘em up Jitsu Squad is scheduled to release later this year for Nintendo Switch, PS4, and PS5 (in both digital and physical format). A digital-only release for Xbox is planned for a later date. Developed by Tanuki Creative Studio, Jitsu Squad is a fast-paced brawler featuring unique character designs, colorful graphics, and both

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Retro-Inspired Runner “Chameneon” Coming to Consoles on 18 August

What’s happened to Gex?! On Monday, QUByte Interactive announced that Chameneon will be released on 18 August for Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone and SeXbox. Developed by Burning Goat Studio, Chameneon is a 2D platformer/runner with a stylish aesthetic inspired by retro pixel art. Here’s the official breakdown of Chameneon from QUByte: Chameneon is a 2D platformer/runner game with an

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Fruity Adventure “Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories” Coming Soon to PC, Consoles

Behold, the power of mElOnS! Publisher XSEED Games recently released more details for its upcoming multiplatform title, Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories. Developed by independent studio Froach Club, Melon Journey: Bittersweet Memories is a retro-inspired adventure featuring a visual aesthetic similar to a 1980s monochrome computer screen or a Nintendo Game Boy. The world of Melon Journey is populated by fruity

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Taito’s “Gun & Frontier” Joins the Arcade Archives on PS4, Nintendo Switch

Publisher Hamster has announced that vertical shooter Gun & Frontier is now available on Nintendo Switch and PS4 as part of the digital Arcade Archives series. Originally released in arcades by Taito in 1990, Gun & Frontier puts one or two players behind the stick of the Desperado, “earth’s latest fighter plane.” Your mission: strike and destroy the vicious cabal

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Lighthearted Sci-Fi Cloning Adventure “Overloop” Coming Soon to Consoles, PC

On Wednesday, indie game publisher Digerati announced plans to release the futuristic sci-fi puzzle-platformer Overloop on PC, Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone, and SeXbox. Developed by Charge Games, Overloop is described as “a light-hearted adventure set in a dark future where big brain scientists create a cloning gun.” The game begins when this weapon is mass produced and made commercially

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Game Review: “Turrican Anthology Vols. 1 & 2” (PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch)

ININ Games has once again set out to deliver the glories of gaming past to the huddled masses of modern gamers, this time choosing to do so with Turrican Anthology Volume 1 and Volume 2.* Stemming from the early 90s and consoles such as the Amiga, the SEGA Genesis and the Super Nintendo, the Turrican series hasn’t been as readily remembered

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Arcade-Style Shooter “After Wave: Downfall” Now on Xbox; Coming Soon to PlayStation, Switch

Indie game developer and publisher 7 Raven Studios recently announced that After Wave: Downfall is now available on Xbone and SeXbox, is coming soon to Nintendo Switch on 4 August, and finally to PS4 and PS5 on 5 August. After Wave: Downfall is a vertically scrolling, arcade-style shooter set in a sci-fi world decimated by a great flood. One or

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“Ray’z Arcade Chronology” and “RayStorm x RayCrisis HD Collection” Confirmed for Western Release

Publisher ININ Games recently confirmed that both Ray’z Arcade Chronology and RayStorm x RayCrisis HD Collection will be receiving a western release on both Nintendo Switch and PS4. While Ray’z Arcade Chronology is planned to launch on 23 March 2023 in Japan, there is no set release date for the western versions. All of the games are being developed by

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Fantasy RPG “Gale of Windoria” Coming to PC, Consoles in August

On Thursday, KEMCO announced that Gale of Windoria is planned to release for Steam PC, Nintendo Switch and Playstation consoles on 4 August, and Xbox consoles on 3 August. Originally released on mobile platforms, Gale of Windoria is a turn-based fantasy RPG with a retro-inspired pixel art aesthetic. Here’s the breakdown of Gale of Windoria from KEMCO, followed by the

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“RimWorld Console Edition” Available Today on Playstation, Xbox

Game developer and publisher Double Eleven has announced that RimWorld Console Edition is now available (as of Friday, 29 July) for Playstation and Xbox consoles. Originally developed by Ludeon Studios, RimWorld Console Edition is a simulation game that puts players in control of the lives of three colonists. The game plays out differently depending on which of three AI story

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Nichibutsu’s “Roller Jammer” Now on Nintendo Switch, PS4 Via the Arcade Archives

Publisher Hamster has announced that roller derby game Roller Jammer is now available on Nintendo Switch and PS4 as part of the digital Arcade Archives series. Originally released in arcades by Nichibutsu in 1984, Roller Jammer puts players in the shoes- erm, skates- of an aspiring roller skater hoping to become the ultimate roller skating champion. However, speed and tight

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Game Review: “Avenging Spirit” (Nintendo Switch)

Upon first hearing about Avenging Spirit, I immediately thought of an old GameCube game called Geist. Ever play that one? Well, the gist is, you play as a ghost who possesses enemies and then uses their individual abilities to progress. Definitely a similar concept to Avenging Spirit, but after playing through it, I am more reminded of the old SEGA Genesis game, Kid Chameleon.

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QUByte Brings the “Thunderbolt Collection” to Consoles on 4 August

Earlier this week, QUByte Interactive and PIKO Interactive announced that classic shoot ‘em up compilation QUByte Classics: Thunderbolt Collection will be coming to Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone, and SeXbox on 4 August. Originally developed by PIKO, the Thunderbolt titles are vertical scrolling 2D space shooters akin to Raiden and Truxton. Here’s the official breakdown of QUByte Classics: Thunderbolt Collection,

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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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Taito’s “Chack’n Pop” Joins the Arcade Archives on Nintendo Switch, PS4

Game publisher Hamster has announced that puzzle platformer Chack’n Pop is now available on Nintendo Switch and PS4 as part of the digital Arcade Archives series. Originally released in arcades by Taito in 1983, Chack’n Pop puts players in control of Chack’n, a birdlike blob who must quickly traverse underground labyrinths and retrieve the hearts that have been stolen by

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Narrative Adventure “Alfred Hitchcock – Vertigo” Coming to Consoles this Fall

On Wednesday, Microids announced the release dates for the console versions of Alfred Hitchcock – Vertigo. 27 September in Europe & 4 October in North America. Boom. Developed by Pendulo Studios, Alfred Hitchcock – Vertigo is a narrative adventure game loosely based on the classic Hitchcock movie. The game is described as “a disturbing investigation inside the human mind.” Neat!

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Grim Fantasy “Ashen Knights: Foreshadow” Coming Soon to Consoles, Steam PC

Developer Baykal Arts recently announced the upcoming release of their overhead action game, Ashen Knights: Foreshadow. Described as a “Souls-like and hack’n’slash,” Ashen Knights: Foreshadow drops gamers in a grim fantasy world that had zero intention of holding your hand. According to Deniz, Ashen Knights: Foreshadow’s lead game designer: “Ashen Knights is an authentic combination of two complementary gameplays: souls-like

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Puzzle Platformer “Bricky to Me” Coming to Consoles on 21 July

Game publisher QUByte Interactive recently announced that a new puzzle platformer Bricky to Me will release on 21 July for Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone, and SeXbox. Developed by IdunaSoft, Bricky to Me puts players in control of a brave knight who must overcome a series of randomized, 2D environments. Plus, there’s a kitten. Here’s the official breakdown of Bricky

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Atari’s “Yars: Recharged” Coming to PC, Consoles in August

Atari recently announced the next game in their Recharged series: Yars: Recharged. The game is coming to PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox, Nintendo Switch, Atari VCS, Stadia (really?) and PC (via Epic and Steam). Like the other games in Atari’s Recharged series, Yars: Recharged is made in collaboration with developers Adamvision Studios and SneakyBox. The game is a modern interpretation of

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Genre-Bending Visual Novel “Long Live the Queen” Coming to Consoles on 12 July

Publisher Ratalaika Games recently recently announced that Long Live the Queen will be coming to Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone and SeXbox on 12 July. Developed by Hanako Games, Long Live the Queen is described as an “eye catching visual novel” that blends elements of RPG, strategy and simulation into the standard visual novel mechanics. Here’s the official breakdown of

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Review: “Pocky & Rocky Reshrined” (PS4, Nintendo Switch)

Following up on their recent retro revivals for Ninjawarriors and Wild Arms, developer Tengo Project are back at it trying to breathe new life in a latent Japanese franchise with Pocky & Rocky Reshrined.* Unless you are a seasoned Super NES veteran (or a connoisseur of rare Game Boy Advance curios), it’s very likely that you’ve never played Pocky & Rocky game. Originally developed by

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Lowtek’s “Parasite Pack” Coming to Consoles in July

Ratalaika Games recently announced that both Flea and Tapeworm Disco Puzzle will be coming to consoles on 1 July as the Parasite Pack. Created by Scottish developer Lowtek Games Studio, both Flea and Tapeworm Disco Puzzle are inspired by retro 80s arcade aesthetics and gameplay mechanics and designed for players of all ages. Here’s the official breakdown of both games

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Nichibutsu’s “Soldier Girl Amazon” Now on Nintendo Switch via the Arcade Archives

Game publisher Hamster has announced that sci-fi shooter Soldier Girl Amazon is now available on Nintendo Switch as part of the digital Arcade Archives series. It is already available on PS4. Originally released in arcades by Nichibutsu in 1986, Soldier Girl Amazon is a vertical shooter that perfectly reflects the pop culture of the 80s. Players control a sword and

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Survive the Horrors of Indonesian Folklore in “DreadOut 2”; Coming to Consoles in July

Publisher Digerati recently announced that the horror adventure game in the form of DreadOut 2 will be coming to PlayStation and Xbox consoles in July. Created by Indonesian developer Digital Happiness, DreadOut 2 is a third-person ghost hunting game inspired by Indonesian folklore and urban legends- as well as the first DreadOut game to come to consoles. Players take the

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Point & Click Adventure “Almost My Floor” Coming to Consoles in July

Dutch game developer Potata Company recently announced that Almost My Floor will be released on PS5, PS4, Xbone, SeXbox, and Nintendo Switch on 1 July. Unlike the name might suggest, Almost My Floor is not a dating simulator. In fact, it’s a terrifying point & click adventure set in a world of living nightmares. Hm… sounds like it could still

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“Him & Her Collection” Coming to Consoles, PC on 23 June

On Tuesday, game publisher QUByte Interactive announced that Him & Her Collection will be coming Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox, and Steam PC on 23 June. Developed by Game Nacional, Him & Her Collection includes three gravity-bending puzzle platformers with a minimalist visual aesthetic. Here’s the official breakdown of Him & Her Collection from QUByte: Him & Her Collection

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Taito’s “Space Seeker” Joins the Arcade Archives on Switch, PS4

Game publisher Hamster has announced that sci-fi shooter Space Seeker is now available on PS4 and Nintendo Switch as part of the digital Arcade Archives series. Originally released in arcades by Taito in 1981, Space Seeker is also available as part of the Taito Milestones collection, which we reviewed here. Space Seeker is a bizarre blend of three games in

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Become the Mob in “Enemy of the State”; Coming to PC, Consoles in 2024

Publisher Movie Games recently announced that top-down shooter Enemy of the State is coming to PlayStation, Xbox and PC platforms in mid-2024. Developed by Brave Lamb Studio, Enemy of the State allows one or two players to explore the organized crime-infested world of the Prohibition era 1920s. Players take on the role of an aspiring mobster who commits crimes all

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