Entries in Yoko (24)

Tuesday
Aug122014

Bullet Heaven HD, Episode 106 - Fast Striker ver.1.5

he Summer Dreams Block Continues on Bullet Heaven HD!

 

In this episode of Bullet Heaven HD, we take a look at the super-varied Fast Striker on the Sega Dreamcast! With three different core modes each with unique ship and scoring behavior, how does this snappy vertical shmup stack up?


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Tuesday
Aug122014

Bullet Heaven HD, Episode 105 - Last Hope Pink Bullets

elcome to the Summer Dreams block on Bullet Heaven HD! 

In this episode we take a look at the Pink Bullets version of Last Hope on the Sega Dreamcast! Released as an update to NG:DEV.TEAM's first dreamcast outing, how does this early NG:DEV sidescrolling shmup fare?  

 

SPECIAL THANKS TO NG:DEV.TEAM FOR SUPPLYING OUR REVIEW COPY!

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Tuesday
Aug122014

Bullet Heaven Mini, Episode 6 - Steel Empire (3DS)

ini. Mobile. Shmups.

The Sega Genesis cult classic returns on Nintendo 3DS! How does this gussied-up gem stack up on the go?

 

SPECIAL THANKS TO TEYON FOR SUPPLYING OUR REVIEW COPY!  

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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
Feb052014

Bullet Heaven HD, Episode 92 - Crisis Force (FC5#5)

onami has been a video game industry mainstay for almost as long as video games have been around. They were also behind several iconic NES and Famicom games back in the systems' heyday. One game that never quite reached mainstream legendary status at first was Crisis Force, released in 1991. With its Japan-only, Famicom only release, it has garnered quite a reputation in the decades since its release... but how does it stack up?  

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Tuesday
Dec172013

Bullet Heaven HD, Episode 89 - Macross (FC5 #2)

n this episode of Bullet Heaven, we take a look at the first-ever collaborative efforts of BAN-DAI and Namco with the horizontal Famicom shooter, Macross. based on the classic anime, how does this early licensed Famicom game stack up?  

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Wednesday
Dec042013

Bullet Heaven HD, Episode 87 - Giga Wing & Giga Wing 2

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? 

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Wednesday
Oct302013

Bullet Heaven HD, Episode 86 - Deathsmiles

appy Halloween! In episode 86 of Bullet Heaven HD, we take a look at Deathsmiles, the very first Cave shooting game to see release in North America. It's also one of only three horizontal Cave shooters with some really old concepts... how does it stack up?

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