Shoot 'em Ups
Rock 'n' Roll with Superlative Night Dreams
May 16, 2022 - After debuting last year in Japan, the over-the-top Cotton Fantasy is finally making its way west and it's one phenomenally fun shmup.
Read more: Cotton Fantasy Review
A 1992 shmup sequel
March 28, 2022 - If you're a shoot 'em up fan and want to play the long-awaited sequel to an obscure Neo Geo game then here's Andro Dunos 2.
Read more: Andro Dunos 2 Review
An interview with SUCCESS Corporation and Studio Saizensen
March 8, 2022 - The iconic shoot 'em up franchise Cotton is becoming more popular worldwide and I had the honour to discuss the series with its producer as well as Cotton Fantasy's director. If you love Cotton as much as I do, stick around and learn some interesting tidbits.
Read more: The Past, Present, and Future of Cotton
Qute's classic shmup is back
January 22, 2022 - When it comes to modern shoot 'em ups, Qute are masters of crafting stand-out formulas and Eschatos is quite a fun arcade shooter.
Read more: Eschatos Review
December 24, 2021 - It's been a while since I dived into the Arcade Archives series but a new Konami shmup is a great reason to get back on the horse.
Read more: Arcade Archives: ORIUS Review
Challenging shoot 'em up greatness
November 28, 2021 - It's absolutely awesome that CAVE's library of shmups is being ported to Switch and genre fans can now enjoy DoDonPachi Resurrection.
Read more: DoDonPachi Resurrection Review
Bring some insecticide
November 22, 2021 - You have to hand it to shoot 'em up devs that get the classic formula just right so with that in mind, here's Space Moth Lunar Edition.
Read more: Space Moth Lunar Edition Review
Wings of Wor returns
November 17, 2021 - The fact that classic Sega Genesis shoot 'em ups are being ported to modern consoles is great so here's Gynoug (AKA Wings of Wor).
Read more: Gynoug Review
All the games plus Guardian Force Saturn Tribute
November 6, 2021 - Cotton has been around since 1991 so let's explore this delightful series of shmups in its entirety; well, except for the Pachinko machine.
Read more: Cotton Series Review
The anime shmup returns
October 16, 2021 - Sega Genesis sure had a ton of excellent shoot 'em ups and Gley Lancer is one of them so let's fly back to 1992 and check it out.
Read more: Gley Lancer Review
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