Entries in Shmup (61)

Thursday
Mar012018

Bullet Heaven, Episode 198 - Space Invaders Extreme (Steam Ver.)

In episode 153, we took a look at Space Invaders Extreme on the PSP. We preferred it to its DS counterpart due to its excellent prenestation. But now, Degica Games and Taito have retweaked this great game for the 40th anniversary of Space Invaders (and the 10th for Extreme itself!) resulting in what could be the best Space Invaders game ever crafted. How does it stack up?

 

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Tuesday
Jan092018

Bullet Heaven, Episode 195 - RXN -Raixin-

e're finally wrapping up the Shmuppy Switchmas Holidays with perhaps the most anticipated shmup on Nintendo's console yet. RXN -Raixin- is the kind of shooter a lot of us have been waiting for... but how does it hold up?

Get RXN -Raixin- on the Nintendo eShop here: https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/rxn-raijin-switch

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Wednesday
Dec272017

Bullet Heaven, Episode 193 - Gunbird for Nintendo Switch

hmuppy Switchmas may be over, but the Shmuppy Holidays continue! We've seen a lot of western developed shooting games in the last couple of moinths but what about classic japanese ones? Well this time, we take a look at Gunbird for Nintendo Switch. We've wanted to review this one since early 2010 but it somehow never happened, despite having it al this time on the Sega Saturn. How does it (finally) stack up?

 

Get Gunbird for Nintendo Switch! - https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/gunbird-for-nintendo-switch

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Wednesday
Dec272017

Bullet Heaven, Episode 192 - RIVE: Ultimate Edition

hmuppy Switchmas is on a roll and now it's time for something totally different! RIVE: Ultimate Edition was released to the NIntendo Switch on November 17, 2017 and the time has never been better to check out this oft-viewer-suggested "everygame." How does it (finally) stack up?

Get RIVE: Ultimate Edition! - https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/rive-ultimate-edition-switch

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Wednesday
Dec202017

Bullet Heaven, Episode 191 - Aces of the Luftwaffe Squadron

t's round three this Shmuppy Switchmas and HandyGames has joined the fray with Aces of the Luftwaffe - Squadron. If you thought it looked suspiciously like a cheap mobile game, you're not totally wrong... but how does it play? What does it feature? And how does it stack up?

 

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Wednesday
Dec062017

Bullet Heaven, Episode 189 - Xenoraid

nother Switch shoot-em-up? How is this even happening?! The Switch is really cementing itself as an indie shmup haven to be reckoned with and 10Tons' Xenoraid is looking for some street cred. How does it stack up?

 

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Wednesday
Dec062017

Bullet Heaven, Episode 188 - Jet Buster

n episode 152, we took a look at Zenodyne R by Team Grybanser Fox. Their latest, Jet Buster takes feedback from Zenodyne to craft a much more approachable game that sets itself apart from Team Grybanser Fox's other games by way of an Antrho character set. How does it stack up? Let's take a look.

Get Jet Buster on Steam or Itch or both! 

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Wednesday
Dec062017

Bullet Heaven 187 - Earth Atlantis

he Switch has yet another shoot em up! This time, it's the underwater themed, post-apocalyptic, Metroidvania-infused Earth Atlantis! How does this "Shmuproidvania" stack up??

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