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Contest: Win ITTA on Nintendo Switch from Super Rare Games

In today's contest you can win a Switch copy of ITTA from Super Rare Games! So, remember Super Rare Games? How could you forget. I give away their newest release every time they pump one out. C'mon, guys. Keep up with me. Well, they're back...

 
 
 
 
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PS4 trophies suggest possible Aleste Collection localization

Today sees the launch of Aleste Collection for PS4 and Nintendo Switch in Japan. The retro compendium brings together a selection of titles from the old-school shmup series. While no English localization has been announced by publisher M2, ...

 
 
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Early shmup Markham is this week's Arcade Archives release

This week's Arcade Archives entry sees Hamster return to the dawning age of the shmup genre, as Sun Electronics' formative stellar shooter Markham returns on Nintendo Switch. Released in arcades way back in 1983, Markham is a very basic hor...

 
 
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The Switch is getting a free eShop shmup after Christmas

Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon? - Infinite Combate was released earlier this year in the US, but it did not initially come with its special shmup companion game: Is It Wrong To Try To Shoot ’em Up Girls In A Dungeon?...

 
 
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Six Bit.Trip titles coming to Nintendo Switch on December 25

If you're a Switch owner yearning for the return of the fast-runnin' high-jumpin' antics of Commander Video, then today brings you good news, as QubicGames has announced that it will be bringing six entries in the beloved Bit.Trip series to...

 
 
 
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Exit the Gungeon: Hello to Arms update opens fire November 13

DodgeRoll Games has announced that its frenzied shoot 'em up Exit the Gungeon will receive a major update later this week. Hello to Arms launches on November 13, bringing with it a full metal jacket of features and firepower. Among the new ...

 
 
 
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Cotton Reboot! is headed west on PS4 and Nintendo Switch

ININ Games has announced that Cotton Reboot! - the all-new remake of the classic kawaii shmup - will be headed west on PS4 and Nintendo Switch in early 2021, expected to be around the same time frame as its February release in Japan. As a q...

 
 
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Psikyo Shooting Collection will bring a bevy of shmups to PS5

Publisher City Connection has announced that it will release a compendium of classic Psikyo arcade shmups on PS5, following the titles' previous releases on Steam and Nintendo Switch.The Psikyo Shooting Collection will include 12 titles fro...

 
 
 
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R-Type Final 2 will battle the Bydo Empire in spring 2021

Developer Granzella Inc. has finally revealed a release window for crowdfunded shmup R-Type Final 2. As noted in the latest edition of Weekly Famitsu, the interstellar action will blast off on PC and consoles in spring 2021.R-Type Final 2 -...

 
 
 
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Contest: Win Freedom Finger on Switch from Super Rare Games

[Update: It's now sold out! Ya gotta win it now, y'all!} In today's contest you can win a Switch copy of Freedom Finger from Super Rare Games! I fingered this game long ago in my now-dormant (but possibly ready to blow) weird games sho...

 
 
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Take to the skies with Arcade Archives classic Gemini Wing

This week, retro publisher Hamster added yet another old-school shmup to its expansive Arcade Archives range, as Tecmo's Gemini Wing is now available to download on PS4 and Nintendo Switch.Released in arcades in 1987, before seeing huge suc...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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City Connection seems to be teasing a Zombie Nation comeback

Retro game enthusiast City Connection has opened a mysterious website teasing the publisher's next project. While absolutely no information has been offered on the creepy webpage, eagle-eyed viewers have spotted that the background image ha...

 
 
 
 
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Psikyo shmup Dragon Blaze will take flight on PC July 30

City Connection is spoiling shmup fans with a marvelous array of genre classics, currently spilling out all over the Steam platform. Having released Samurai Aces III: Sengoku Cannon just yesterday, the publisher is already queuing up the gr...

 
 




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