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CFK Asks the Tough Questions in “Who Is Zombie?”; Coming Soon to Switch, Steam PC

Game publisher CFK recently announced that their horror thriller Who Is Zombie will be released on both Steam PC and Nintendo Switch sometime this February. The world of 2033 is teeming with the walking dead, and players must help to protect the remaining remnants from the Zombocalypse. How? By becoming a supervising screener at a civilian refugee shelter. So, Paperz

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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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“Action Arcade Wrestling” Revives the 90s Era on Nintendo Switch This February

It’s pronounced “Rasslin’!” VICO Game Studio and Reverb Triple XP recently announced that Action Arcade Wrestling will launch on the Nintendo Switch this February. Aimed at 90s-era pro wrestling fans, Action Arcade Wrestling features cel-shaded visuals and a simplified two-button control scheme designed for maximum chair-smashing, choke-slamming fun, even if you’re a bit of a novice. You can check out

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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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Block-Sliding Puzzler “Unlock the Cat” Now Available on Nintendo Switch

Or is the cat both “locked” and “unlocked” at the same time? On Thursday, video game publisher QUByte Interactive released Unlock the Cat on Nintendo Switch. Developed by MiniCactus Games, Unlock the Cat is a unique new twist on the sliding blocks boards of classic Klotski puzzles. Here’s the official breakdown of Unlock the Cat from QUByte, followed by the

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Retro-Inspired Adventure “Demonaica: Everlasting Night” Now Available on Consoles

On Wednesday, game publisher Eastasiasoft released Demoniaca: Everlasting Night for Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbone and SeXbox via each console’s digital storefront. Described as a “dark and seductive metroidvania,” Demoniaca: Everlasting Night combines mature themes and storytelling with nonlinear adventure and a retro-inspired pixel art aesthetic. The game was originally developed by AKI and has been ported for consoles by

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Retro Review: “Psycho Dream” (Super Famicom)

Good day, fellow psychos. Today we’re going to take a look at Psycho Dream, a side-scrolling action game developed by Riot and published by Telenet in 1992 for the Nintendo Super Famicom (aka the Super Nintendo in the US). Psycho Dream is set in a sci-fi inspired alternate reality, one where a new form of entertainment known as “D-Movies” have

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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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Indie Rhythm Shooter “Aaero: Complete Edition” Getting a Physical Release on Nintendo Switch

Indie game developer Mad Fellows recently announced that their rhythm-based rail-shooter Aaero will soon get a physical release on Nintendo Switch. (Can we start calling this genre a “Rez-like”?) Aaero: Complete Edition will be released thanks to Strictly Limited Games, and will include all of the game’s DLC packs. In addition to the Limited Edition package ($33.99, 2,200 copies), there

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“The Boulder Dash Ultimate Collection” Coming to Nintendo Switch in 2022

Publisher ININ Games recently announced that The Boulder Dash Ultimate Collection will coming to the Nintendo Switch in a physical edition. The collection will include both Boulder Dash Deluxe and Boulder Dash 30th Anniversary. Originally created in 1984 by Peter Liepa, Boulder Dash is an action puzzle game that has since seen a number of ports, sequels and reinterpretations across

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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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“The Letter: A Horror Visual Novel” Coming To Xbox, Switch this Week; PlayStation Versions Delayed to 2022

Eastasiasoft recently announced that The Letter: A Horror Visual Novel will release for Nintendo Switch, Xbone, and SeXbox on Wednesday, 15 December. The PS4 and PS5 versions are still listed as “in development” and slated to be released in Q1 2022. Why the delay? Maybe SOnY wants to censor it, who knows? (That’s completely speculation, by the way) I feel

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Sci-Fi Adventure “Nova-111” Coming to Nintendo Switch in January

On Thursday, publisher No Gravity Games announced that Funktronic Labs’ sci-fi strategy title Nova-111 will be released for the Nintendo Switch on 13 January 2022. The game has previously been released for Wii U, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, PlayStation Vita, PC & Mac. In Nova-111, players use both turn-based and real-time strategy on a mission to repair space-time recover a

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Review: “6Souls” (Nintendo Switch)

Sometime I wonder if I’m getting too old for this s#!+… Last week, Ratalaika Games released 6Souls for the Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, SeXbox and Steam PC. Developed by BUG-Studio, 6Souls is a 2D platformer with challenging level design and retro-inspired aesthetics.* 6Souls begins as Jack and his faithful dog Butch set off to do some treasure hunting

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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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“Paradise Lost” Coming to Nintendo Switch on 3 December

A Europe of Hell, a Hell of Europe” – John Milton (probably) On Wednesday, publisher All in! Games announced that Paradise Lost is now available to preorder on Nintendo Switch ahead of its scheduled release on 3 December. The game was already released on Steam this past March. Developed by Polish studio PolyAmourous, Paradise Lost is not based on the

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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 Milestones” Collection Coming Soon to Nintendo Switch

Publisher ININ Games has announced that the Taito Milestones collection is coming soon to Nintendo Switch. Taito Milestones includes ten classic games from the golden age of arcades: the 80s (the best decade, after all). Here’s the official breakdown of Taito Milestones from ININ Games, followed by the list of games included (so far): Replay the classics with which it

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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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Indie Party Game “Super UFO Fighter” Coming to Nintendo Switch, Steam PC in January

Do you even shwoop, brah? At the Winter 2021 INDIE Live Expo, publisher Phoenixx and developer VV-LABO announced that their head-to-head party action game Super UFO Fighter is coming to Nintendo Switch and Steam PC on 13 January 2022. Super UFO Fighter is the first game to be developed by VV-LABO, which is a small Tokyo-based studio made up of

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Comedy Adventure “CHUCHEL” Coming to Nintendo Switch in 2022

Publisher RedDeer.games recently announced that it will co-develop a Nintendo Switch port of CHUCHEL for a 2022 release. Originally developed by Amanita Design and released on PC, Mac and mobile platforms in March 2018, CHUCHEL is described as “a comedy adventure game where the furry hero goes on an adventure to find a precious cherry.” …uh… sounds wholesome. Here’s the

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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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