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Brigador review

Review: Brigador

Imagine, if you will, Syndicate as a shooter. No, not that one. A shooter from the older days, when console and consumer PC hardware lacked the power to render violence in the first-person. That's Brigador, and it's glorious that ...   read

 
 
 
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Raiden V review

Review: Raiden V

I wish shoot-'em-ups were as popular as other leading genres. 20 years ago you were hard-pressed to find a system that wasn't loaded up with them, and now, they're more fleeting fancies for esoteric collectors. And there really isn't a...   read

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Deathsmiles review

Review: Deathsmiles

Just hearing the phrase "Cave shooter" evokes so many memories from just about every defining era of my life. From the very first time I ever played Espgaluda, to listening to the gang's adventures in shmups on Destructoid's very own R...   read

 
 
 
 
 
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Shooting Stars! review

Review: Shooting Stars!

The highlight of this game for me was when a disco ball played a cheap sound-alike of Sandstorm. That should be all you need to know. But, if those words don't paint a bleak enough picture for you, read on to find out all about the sad inte...   read

 
 
 
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Tachyon Project

Review: Tachyon Project

While the shoot 'em up genre isn't the king it once was, more and more gems are coming out every passing year. New development studios are taking to Steam and mobile, and even Cave is coming out of the woodwork to become relevant again. It'...   read

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Mushihimesama

Review: Mushihimesama

I was lucky to have been introduced to Cave shooters at a young age. I had a friend who lived in Japan and had family there, so he'd just bring games back over and we'd play them. Most were ported from the arcades to the PS2, but over the y...   read

 
 
 
 


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Bob The God Lawyer

Just found this beaut at an old used Its in great condition too!

 
Greenhornet214

If you want to read something hilarious that talks about how bad the new Transformers film is, here ya go:

 
Serethyn

Im not a -massive- fan of Bowies Young Americans plastic soul era, but Ill be damned if this isnt an utter masterpiece that seems to be sadly exquisite, I have no other words for #MusicToid

 
Nathan D

The MOAR things change, the MOAR they stay the

 
Raiku Shackleford

The only people whove swiped right on me on Tinder are bots or people who did it by

 
Kerrik52

Ive resumed playing Ara Its really charming for an RPG maker The combat is a bit mean, but the exploration is on I dont think Ive played a JRPG with metroidvania progression Might be good to pick up during the

 
Fuzunga

I would just like to say screw Nintendo for not including Kirbys Dreamland 3 with the SNES

 
Dere

Ill eat off a toilet for an SNES classic

 
TurboKill

Anyone play Cards against Humanity? Was playing with Rando rules (additional invisible player whose cards are random) and Rando won big If this isnt a line in the next Wolfenstein game Ill be very

 
Michformer

Get Even might very well be the sleeper hit of 2017 for Came in with no expectations whatsoever and instantly fell in love with its narrative, ambiance and blend of various gameplay Unpolished and irksome in parts, but still a noteworthy