he Sega Dreamcast was (and still is) a pretty amazing system with a decent wealth of shooting games within its awesome library. Giga Wing kicked them all off and even saw a Dreamcast sequel (Giga Wing 2) a year later. How do they stack up?
Entries in Shmup (19)
n the Season 4 finale of Bullet Heaven HD, we take a look at Shooting Love 10-Shuunen, the final game of the Boundless Shooting block and another game that stands in defiance of the Cave-dominated Xbox 360 scene. Featuring two 11-year-old shmups, the action is fast and furious... but is it enough to overtake games like MushiFutari or DDP: Resurrection...?
ree to play? Here's our say! Bullet Heaven EX Quickshot takes a look at free shmups from around the net in a quick, concise format. On a scale of one to five stars, you'll get the skinny on what free shmups are worth your time, and which ones should be ignored Gaurodan was released on July 31st 2013 by the Locomolito, one of the most talented indies around. How awesome? Well, sit back and let me tall ya...
he Summer 2013 block, Boundless Shooting, has begun! To kick it all off, we're taking a look at one of the most prolific Japanese Xbox 360 imports ever! Mushihimesama Futari Ver.1.5, also known as Bug Princess 2. With cave's brand of intense Danmaku gameplay and a ton of different modes for anyone, just how does Mushihimesama Futari stack up?
n this episode of Bullet Heaven HD, we take a look at another great offering from the awesome shooting artisans at G-Rev, the familiar-feeling Mamorukun Curse!, published in North America by UFO Interactive! One part Under Defeat, two parts Pocky & Rocky and all-G-Rev, just how does the PS3's very latest western shmup release stack up?
ou know you like dragon shmups, and Rockin' Android brings the goods with Frozen Orb's Doujin shmup, Diadra Empty! One part arena shmup, one part RPG and Two parts Defender come together to make an interesting gameplay experience. But how does it all stack up?
ow many traditional shooters does the Nintendo 64 have in it's library? Hint: I can count them on one finger. Reviews from 1999 scathe it. Fan websites revile it. But is it honestly worth all the hate? In episode 72 of Bullet Heaven HD, we take a look at Star Soldier: Vanishing Earth on the Nintendo 64.
SPECIAL THANKS to Georgie BoysAXE for this cartridge!
he Bullet Heaven PC-10gine continues! What you're seeing has been captured and reviewed from genuine PC Engine Duo-R hardware for 2013's special episode set!
In episode 61 of Bullet Heaven, we take a look at Mr. Heli no Dai Bouken, a platformer-style arcade shooter from the late 80's from which Episode 39's great Kaitei Daisensou (In The Hunt) clearly originated from! How does this HuCard adventure fare? Watch to find out!