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“Cotton Fantasy” Coming to PS4, Switch This Spring

ININ Games recently announced that Cotton Fantasy will be released for Nintendo Switch and PS4 this spring, in both digital and physical formats. Released this past December in Japan under the title Cotton Rock ‘n’ Roll, this is the first new game in the Cotton series since 2003’s Magical Pachinko Cotton on PS2. Cotton Fantasy is developed by SUCCESS and

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Fight Monsters on the Back Nine in “RPGolf Legends” Now Available on Consoles

On Thursday, KEMCO released their genre-bending adventure RPGolf Legends for PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox, and Nintendo Switch. As the title implies, RPGolf Legends features elements from both RPGs and golf sports games, as you fight monsters with a magical golf club. As someone who once had his ear split in half by an errant golf swing, I can attest to

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NMK’s “Gunnail” Joins the Arcade Archives on Nintendo Switch and PS4

Game publisher Hamster has announced that 2D arcade shoot ‘em up Gunnail is now available on PS4 and Nintendo Switch as part of the digital Arcade Archives series. Originally released in Japanese arcades by NMK in 1992, this new Arcade Archives release is not only the first console port of Gunnail, but it’s also the first time that Western gamers

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Konami’s “Orius” Now on PS4, Nintendo Switch Via the Arcade Archives

Game publisher Hamster has announced that 2D arcade shoot ‘em up Orius is now available on PS4 and Nintendo Switch as part of the digital Arcade Archives series. Originally released in arcades by Konami in 1991, Orius (aka Xexex in Japan) was later ported to PSP in 2007 as part of the Salamander Portable collection. That makes this new Arcade

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Tactical Fantasy RPG “Battle Brothers” Coming to Xbox, PlayStation in January

Ukiyo Publishing recently announced that the turn-based tactical RPG Battle Brothers will release on 13 January, 2022 for PS4, PS5, Xbone and SeXbox. Developed by Overhype Studios, Battle Brothers boasts deep tactical gameplay and a “gritty low-fantasy world.” Here’s the official breakdown of Battle Brothers from Ukiyo: Battle Brothers is a turn-based strategy RPG mix which has you leading a

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Review: “Clockwork Aquario” (PlayStation 4)

Guess which video game now holds the Guinness Book of World Records title of “longest time between a video game project start and final release?” Okay, that’s an easy one since we’re reviewing the game, but yes, it’s Westone Bit’s Clockwork Aquario, which began development in 1991 as an arcade game, and is now finally being released for the Nintendo

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Retro-Inspired Platformer “6Souls” Now Available on Consoles

Yep. 6Souls. No space. On Friday, indie game publisher Ratalaika Games released 6Souls for the PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox, and Nintendo Switch via each platform’s digital storefront. Developed by BUG-Studio, 6Souls is a challenging 2D platformer with a retro-inspired, pixelated aesthetic. Using the powerful “soul-dash”, players must traverse a gauntlet of deadly hazards and solve the mystery of Clifford Castle.

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Taito’s “Liquid Kids” Joins the Arcade Archives on PS4, Nintendo Switch

Game publisher Hamster has announced that 2D arcade platformer Liquid Kids is now available on PS4 and Nintendo Switch as part of the digital Arcade Archives series. Originally released in arcades by Taito in 1990, Liquid Kids was later ported to the Amiga, TurboGrafx-16, SEGA Saturn, and the original Nintendo Wii. Needless to say, copies of the game on these

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“Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth” Coming to Consoles 16 December

UPDATE (13 Dec): The Nintendo Switch version of Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth has been delayed until 28 January 2022. Original story follows. … PLAYISM and WSS Playground have announced that the console versions of Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth are scheduled to release digitally for PS4, PS5, Xbone, SeXbox, and Nintendo Switch on

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Taito’s Labyrinth Action Arcade Game “Ramais” Now on Nintendo Switch, PS4

Game publisher Hamster has announced that Ramais, the Pac-Man-like maze action 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, Ramais has never received an official home release until now. In Ramais, players pilot a three-wheeled vehicle called the “organizer”through multiple labyrinths to rescue

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“Windjammers 2” Coming to Xbox Platforms; New Characters Revealed

On Wednesday, Dotemu announced that Windjammers 2 will be coming to Xbox platforms via console, PC and Xbox Game Pass. This is in addition to the previously announced releases on PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch and Google Stadia (*snick!*). They also revealed that Windjammers 2 will support crossplay between the PC and Xbox versions of the game, as well as crossgen

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Review: “Gynoug” (PS4)

Ratalaika Games has been on a roll with their efforts to introduce old-school shooters to modern audiences. Following October’s release of Gleylancer, Ratalaika is once again tapping the 16-bit archive to bring Gynoug (aka Wings of Wor in the US) back to life.* Originally released in 1991 for SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive, Gynoug is a horizontal shoot ’em up that blends elements

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All-New Cotton Game “Cotton Fantasy” Coming to PS4, Switch

As part of Cotton’s 30th Anniversary celebration, ININ Games has announced an all-new game in the series: Cotton Fantasy. Developed by SUCCESS, Cotton Fantasy is a 2D horizontal shooter built from the ground up for the PS4 and Nintendo Switch (It will also be released in Japan under the title Cotton Rock ‘n’ Roll, FYI). This is the first new

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First-Person Puzzler “Faraday Protocol” Retooled on PC, Consoles

After receiving feedback from players, publisher Deck 13 and developer Red Koi Box recently released several updates to their genre-bending Faraday Protocol on PS4, PS5, SeXbox, Xbone, Nintendo Switch and Steam PC. Originally released in August, Faraday Protocol is a first-person puzzler designed to test your wits and intelligence more than your reflexes. Players use an ancient, pistol-like relic known

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“Smash TV” with Cars? “Bloody Rally Show” Now Available on Consoles

Digerati Digital has announced that Bloody Rally Show now available for the PS4, Xbone, and Nintendo Switch. Developed by Kodo Linija, Bloody Rally Show is set in a dystopian future where deadly car combat has become the world’s favorite sport. Think Smash TV with cars. Here’s the breakdown of Bloody Rally Show from Digerati, followed by the game’s official trailer:

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Bizarre Fantasy Shooter “Black Heart” Joins the Arcade Archives

Game publisher Hamster has announced that Black Heart, the bizarre, 2D arcade shooter, is now available on PS4 and Nintendo Switch as part of the digital Arcade Archives series. Originally released in arcades by UPL in 1991, Black Heart has never received an official home release until now. In Black Heart, players take control of Zil, who mounts his fishlike

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“Rune Factory 4 Special” Coming to Steam PC, Consoles this December

Publisher XSEED Games has announced that the fantasy farming adventure title Rune Factory 4 Special will be coming to PS4, Xbone and Steam PC on 7 December. Developed by Marvelous, Rune Factory 4 Special will also include bonus DLC titled “Another Episode”, free of charge. You can check out the official breakdown of RF4 Special from XSEED below, followed by

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Ratalaika Resurrects “Gynoug” for Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Xbox One

On Wednesday, publisher Ratalaika Games announced that 2D horizontal shooter Gynoug is scheduled to release on 12 November for PS4, Xbone and Nintendo Switch via each platform’s digital storefronts. Originally developed by NCS and released in 1991 for the SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive (under the title Wings of Wor in the US), Gynoug combines horror and fantasy elements into the tried-and-true

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Review: “Cotton 100%” (Nintendo Switch)

ININ Games has been on quite a roll while celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Cotton franchise. Originally created in 1991 for the Sharp X68000 computer (X68K), the first Cotton game helped to popularize the “cute-em-up” sub-genre of the 2D, side-scrolling shooter. The series would spawn several sequels, including a 1994 release for the Super Famicom (aka the Super Nintendo)

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The IP Lawyers Known as Atari Release “Black Widow: Recharged” for PC, Consoles

On Thursday, the small group of intellectual property lawyers who call themselves Atari announced that retro revival Black Widow: Recharged is now available for pc and consoles. Developed in collaboration with Adamvision Studios and SneakyBox Studios, Black Widow: Recharged is a sequel to the original twin-stick shooter developed by Atari, and has nothing to do with Scarlett Johanson in a

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Rockstar Censors “GTA The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition”

Rockstar Games has censored a Confederate battle flag from Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition, according to the game’s latest trailer. The flag originally appeared on a shirt worn by character Phil Cassidy in GTA: Vice City, and it has been replaced wit a more generic skull design. For the record, Grand Theft Auto is a “mature”-rated

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“Pocky & Rocky Reshrined” Delayed to Spring 2022

Earlier this week, Natsume announced that Pocky & Rocky Reshrined will be delayed to spring 2022, though no specific reason was cited for the delay (at least they didn’t generically blame the coof). Originally scheduled for release in fall 2021 for PS4 and Nintendo Switch, Pocky & Rocky Reshrined is an overhead action game starring a shrine maiden and tanooki

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“R-Type Final 2” DLC Censored on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation Platforms

It looks like a boss fight from Granzella’s R-Type Final 2 won’t be making the trip out of Japan unscathed, at least not on PS4 and Nintendo Switch, anyway. According to Censored Gaming, the final boss in stage Y 1.0 in DLC set 4 will be “modified”, almost certainly due to the creature having an appendage that resembles a massive

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“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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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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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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