The shoot ’em up genre is in and of itself a very niche genre, often aimed at the most hardcore of audiences. While quite popular in America during the arcade … Continue readingCotton Reboot Brings Beloved Japanese SHMUP West for First Time
When it was released for the NES in 1989, River City Ransom (or Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari in Japan) offered an ambitious blend of arcade beat ’em up, open-world structure, and light RPG elements. It … Continue readingRiver City Girls (Xbox One,PS4, Switch, PC)
I’m going to be completely honest and say that I don’t care for the Nintendo Switch controllers aka Joy-Cons. If you happen to play a lot of sidescrollers, the d-pad … Continue readingNintendo Switch Controller Alternative! The Hori Split Pad Review!
There is no getting around the fact that Sega has been on a steady decline since the failure of the Sega CD and 32X add-ons for its most well-known console. … Continue readingSega Expected to Undergo 10 Billion Yen in Losses. Can Yakuza Save Them?
I hate to admit it as a collector who enjoys having something to show for his purchases, but the future of gaming has continues to point towards an all-digital future. … Continue readingAmazon Joins the Streaming Wars with Luna
The ’90s gave birth to many Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles clones riding on the monumental success the property enjoyed following the 1987 animated series. Some of them managed to gain … Continue readingBattletoads 2020 (Xbox One, Steam)
As the world around us continues to plunge into a mess and more individuals are (unfortunately) being laid off, finances can become tight. It’s always important to have a stash … Continue readingHonkai Impact 3 (PC, Mobile)
It’s no secret that the indie market is chock full of “retro-inspired” platformers that can be enjoyed for a little more than the cost of a fast-food meal. Being able … Continue readingKaze and The Wild Masks- First Look