Entries in Yoko (21)

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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Tuesday
Jun252013

Bullet Heaven HD, Episode 75 - Rock-On

t was hard enough to take Rock On seriously with its hilariously bad box art. Its side-splittingly bad attempt at its English prologue didn't help things. By the time we got to the gameplay, it just wasn't funny any more. So how does Rock-On (which was supposed to be titled "Lock-On") fare, exactly? Watch to find out.

Did you like what you saw here today? Questions and comments are not only welcome, but encouraged! And don't forget, new episodes of Bullet Heaven go live every Tuesday!

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Monday
Apr152013

Bullet Heaven HD, Episode 70 - Cloudphobia

pisode 70 of Bullet heaven HD takes a look at Marsbound and Rockin' Android's Cloudphobia, the first PC review in the whole series to date! How does this Yoko Doujin shooter fare? Watch to find out!

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Wednesday
Apr102013

Bullet Heaven HD, Episode 69 - Magical Chase (PC-10gine Finale)

t's time; the finale of the PC-10gine is here! In this episode, we take a look at the legendary Magical Chase! Released the same year as Success' Cotton  - another game starring a witch on a broomstick, see episode 66 - saw release in arcades, can it out-witch its competition?

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