Wayforward Reveals First Screenshots of River City Girls Sequels

River City Girls left me with a great impression when I reviewed it for the blog several months ago via Game Pass. It packed a stellar pseudo-16-bit presentation, a cast of memorable bosses, … Continue reading Wayforward Reveals First Screenshots of River City Girls Sequels

Cotton Reboot Brings Beloved Japanese SHMUP West for First Time

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 reading Cotton Reboot Brings Beloved Japanese SHMUP West for First Time

Long Awaited Sequel to Square Enix Cult Classic Arrives on Switch and PS4

It’s essentially an unwritten rule that every third-party publisher has at least a single one-off (or short-lived franchise). It’s usually amazing but never quite gets the recognition it deserved for … Continue reading Long Awaited Sequel to Square Enix Cult Classic Arrives on Switch and PS4

Alex Kidd In Miracle World DX Brings Back SEGA Cult Classic. Thoughts?

Before SEGA indeed established a name for themselves in the North American market with the Sega Genesis (and of course the world’s most famous hedgehog- happy belated birthday), they fought to … Continue reading Alex Kidd In Miracle World DX Brings Back SEGA Cult Classic. Thoughts?

Asha in Monster World Brings a Mega Drive Cult-Classic Into 2021

One franchise that has seen a ton of love in the retro renaissance is Sega’s Wonder Boy series. Although the first game in the series was a bog standard side-scrolling … Continue reading Asha in Monster World Brings a Mega Drive Cult-Classic Into 2021

Upcoming Action RPG Scarlet Nexus Gets Anime Adaptation

We first broke word of a new Bandai Namco IP a little over a year ago featuring bizarre-looking aliens and heroes/heroines with incredible telekinetic powers. However, as of Q2 of 2021 ramps … Continue reading Upcoming Action RPG Scarlet Nexus Gets Anime Adaptation

Action RPG Biomutant Wait Over- Arrives Later This Month

Biomutant was one of those games that immediately grabbed my attention when I read about it online several years ago. But we forgot about it as it entered a state of limbo. … Continue reading Action RPG Biomutant Wait Over- Arrives Later This Month

Poison Control is the Shooter/RPG Hybrid with Franchise Potential

NIS Interactive may be best known for the Disgaea franchise, among other tactical role-playing games. However, the team isn’t afraid to step outside of this genre, as proven by the recently rereleased Prinny games. … Continue reading Poison Control is the Shooter/RPG Hybrid with Franchise Potential