Twin-stick shooters (Page 2)
A dystopian sci-fi twin stick adventure
May 31, 2016 - If you've been gaming for a while then you've probably played at least a few twin stick shooters. Neon Chrome is an ambitious roguelike that puts you in a dark futuristic world but how does it fare in such a crowded genre?
Read more: Neon Chrome Review
Kentucky fried mayhem
May 2, 2016 - Everyone's favourite oversized chicken is back for another penguin-stomping adventure. However, does this sequel live up to one of the most memorable 2D action games of 2011? Read on and let's see if it's for the birds.
Read more: Rocketbirds 2: Evolution Review
Warning: bullets are more dangerous than they appear
April 7, 2016 - Two of the most hardcore genres in gaming are twin-stick shooters and roguelikes. Enter the Gungeon combines these in one over-the-top arcade-like experience, so grab your favourite firearm and let's explore the Gungeon.
Read more: Enter the Gungeon Review
Baller action with a side of Danish
April 6, 2016 - If there's one sport that's underrepresented in gaming, it's dodgeball. Stikbold may not aim to reinvent the genre, but its wacky and simple gameplay is definitely worth taking a few balls to the face for.
Read more: Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure Review
Get ready for a cluckin' good time
March 16, 2016 - After almost five years, Rocketbirds is finally getting a sequel. I recently had the opportunity to play through the first three chapters as well as a cool new mode so let's see what the birdbrains at Ratloop have been up to.
Read more: Rocketbirds 2: The Evolution of a Hardboiled Chicken
The game where big head mode is default
March 8, 2016 - Twin stick shooters are a dime a dozen yet they're rarely done this well. Invite your favourite android over, make sure her batteries are fully charged, and let the arcade shooting action begin!
Read more: Assault Android Cactus Review
Teenage mutant post-apocalyptic fish
February 9, 2016 - Indie developers love making rogue-likes and twin stick shooters. Sometimes, they craft a hybrid of the two. Here we have Nuclear Throne: an action-intense shooter with the promising premise of post-apocalyptic mayhem, but is it any good?
Read more: Nuclear Throne Review
A less than stellar shooter
December 19, 2015 - I have a deep, abiding love for top-down, twin-stick shooters. I love the power-ups and the spray shots and the strafing and that sweet feeling of taking down a wall of enemies with just a sliver of health to spare. Unfortunately, Zotrix doesn't seem to understand on a very fundamental level what makes my heart go all pitter-patter for those games.
Read more: Zotrix Review
Let's get ready to plunder!
September 23, 2015 - There's nothing more satisfying than descending deeper in a rogue-like dungeon. But what if a game incorporated the simplicity of an arcade shooter into the mix? You get Heroes of Loot, so let's light our lanterns and see if this dungeon is worth exploring.
Read more: Heroes of Loot Review
Party like it's 2084
May 14, 2015 - It's time to go back to the origins of twin stick shooters. From the makers of the Space Invaders inspired Titan Attacks! comes their take on Robotron: 2084. Does it hold up to the classic or is humanity doomed yet again?
Read more: Ultratron Review