Entries in Horizontal (28)

Monday
Apr062015

Bullet Heaven HD, Episode 129 - Cyberpunk 3776

he Euroshmup is often a subject of great debate in more traditionalist circles. Oftentimes, mechanics like lifebars and shields are put in place to hide their unrefined gameplay. But some Euroshmups are pretty great,as evidenced by Duranik's Sturmwind, which we looked at in episode 118 of Bullet Heaven HD... but how does the ultra-nihilistic Cyberpunk 3776 fare?

 

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Tuesday
Feb032015

Bullet Heaven HD, Episode 122 - Border Down

t's time for the Winter Dreams Finale! G.Rev may have made its humble start via NAOMI Arcade and on the Dreamcast by programming games such as Treasure's Ikaruga at first, but their first proper, all-original, in-house title was the rare Border Down, released in 2003. How does this horizontal shooting game kick off G.Rev's awesome history? Watch to find out!

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Thursday
Dec252014

Bullet Heaven HD, Episode 118 - Sturmwind

elcome to WINTER DREAMS, the new special block for Series 6! In Series 5 of Bullet Heaven HD, we took a look at five new Dreamcast shooting games from German developers NG:Dev.Team and HuCast. They're not the only ones with new Dreamcast shooting goodness though; Duranik and RedSpot Games released Sturmwind, a horizontally scrolling shmup to the masses in 2013. With clearly different influences from the others we've seen on the Dreamcast since 2009, how does Sturmwind fare?

**GET STURMWIND!**

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Sunday
Dec142014

Bullet Heaven EX-13 - Redux: Dark Matters [STEAM]

n episode 109 of Bullet Heaven HD, we took an in-depth look at Redux: Dark Matters, a new game for the Sega Dreamcast, released in January 2014. Originally released in a form so blurry that people with glasses felt like putting on more glasses, Just how well does it fare on Steam?  

GET REDUX: DARK MATTERS ON STEAM

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Monday
Sep292014

Bullet Heaven HD, Episode 111 - Revolver360 Re:Actor

t's the final finale for Series 5 of Bullet Heaven HD! In this episode, we check out the extra-dimensional, brain-taxing Revolver 360 Re:Actor for PC! As a sequel to the XBLIG original, how does it stack up??!

Wednesday
May282014

Bullet Heaven HD, Episode 101 - R-Type Dimensions

-Type has been around for ages and has several sequels and spinoffs under its belt as a series. Originally seeing release in 1987, R-Type and its 1989 sequel R-Type II would see release in HD as R-Type Dimensions in 2009 on the Xbox 360. On May 20, 2014 it finally made its way to the PS3... but how does it stack up? 

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Wednesday
Mar192014

Bullet Heaven HD, Episode 94 - Luftrausers

ou know Ser has been longing for this day. Several articles on PPR, constant training in the original Flash game online, tearful nights wondering when it was finally going to happen... Well, Luftrausers is finally coming home, but was it worth the wait? Watch to find out!

NEW MUSIC BY SER FLASH! The 4th Album, Meteoric, is on sale now for just $7! Support Bullet Heaven HD!

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Monday
Jan202014

Bullet Heaven HD, Episode 91 - 3arly Jaleco (FC5#4)

n episode 37 of Bullet Heaven, we took a look at Game Tengoku, a parody style shooter featuring a bunch of really old Jaleco games as the basis for its characters. Having never officially seen a North American home debut, just what were we missing in Exerion, Formation Z and Field Combat? Let's take a look...

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