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Raiden V: Director's Cut available now on Nintendo Switch

UFO Interactive has released, nay, unleashed the awesome power of Raiden V: Director's Cut onto Nintendo Switch. The high-intensity, updated edition of the shmup sequel can be picked up in physical or digital form right now.Raiden V: Direct...

 
 
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198X takes you back to '80s arcades

I'm gonna break away from my normal shtick of weird shit and animals for something a little more grounded, but no less esoteric. Growing up playing video games in public, in arcades, now counts as esoteric, right? 198X looks to tickle that ...

 
 
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Ikaruga may be getting physical editions for PS4 and Switch

Ikaruga is one of the all-time classics of the shmup genre, but there hasn't been a physical edition for any modern console. Despite now being on PC, PS4, and Switch, the only way to own a disc is to go back to the Dreamcast or GameCube, w...

 
 
 
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R-Type Final 2 Kickstarter sees completion in under 48 hours

Last week, we reported that indie developer Granzella was opening a Kickstarter campaign in hopes to raise funds for a sequel to Irem's 2003 shmup R-Type Final. It appears to have been a resounding success, with the crowdfunding campaign sm...

 
 
 
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R-Type Final2 Kickstarter campaign will launch next week

Developer Granzella has announced that it will launch the crowdfunding campaign for shmup sequel R-Type Final2 on June 3 at 09:00 PT / 11:00 ET. The campaign is expected to run for just a scant week, in hopes of raising the cash for a new t...

 
 
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Raiden V: Director's Cut launches on Nintendo Switch July 25

And the jet-fighting, space-shooting news just keeps coming. UFO Interactive has announced a release date for the Nintendo Switch port of Raiden V: Director's Cut, which will be winging its way to the hybrid console July 25.Already availabl...

 
 
 
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Psyvariar Delta takes off on PS4 and Nintendo Switch in July

More shmup news? More shmup news. As if genre fans weren't already inundated with exciting tips on the return of new and old franchises, Publisher Dispatch Games has announced that Psyvariar Delta will be headed west on PS4 and Switch come ...

 
 
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'90s shmup ESP Ra.De. hits PS4 and Switch later this year

It's been a crazy week for news if you're a fan of classic arcade shmups. The cutesy Cotton is getting re-made, The Strikers series is getting a new entry, and now M2 has announced that Cave shooter ESP Ra. De. will be coming to PS4 and Nin...

 
 
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Strikers 2020 will see the return of the classic shmup series

Japanese developer City Connection has announced that they have plans to release an all-new entry in the classic military-based shmup series Strikers. Tentatively titled Strikers 2020, the new title is planned for release on multiple platfo...

 
 
 
 
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Shifting shmup Terra Force returns on Nintendo Switch

Hamster takes to the skies once again for this week's retro release, as Nichibutsu's 1987 shmup sequel Terra Force has been dusted off for release on Nintendo Switch.The third release in the Moon Cresta/Terra Cresta series, Terra Force took...

 
 
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Giveaway: Take a Closed Beta key for Steambirds Alliance

We've got a giveaway tonight -- take a free Closed Beta key for Steambirds Alliance! Not much pomp and circumstance here: Dtoid and PC Invasion have 200 Closed Beta keys for self-professed free-to-play co-op bullet hell MMO RPG shooter (WHE...

 
 
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Neptunia Shooter will blast off on PC later this month

Idea Factory International has dropped a trailer - along with a release date - for the fun-looking retro-inspired shump Neptunia Shooter, which stars the heroes and villains of the popular Hyperdimension Neptunia series.As you can see from ...

 
 
 
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Nep-Nep is back, now in shmup form, with Neptunia Shooter

A great man (Occams) once told me the best games are the ones you didn't know you wanted until someone made them... It was something like that. I think. Anyway, I experienced the embodiment of that theory this morning, when I learned that t...

 
 
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Intergalactic shmup Armed F rockets onto Nintendo Switch

Hamster have added another old-school arcade title to their expanding Arcade Archive catalogue. Nichibitsu's sci-fi schmup Armed F is now available to download on the Nintendo Switch.Originally hitting the arcade market in 1988, Armed F (al...

 
 
 




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