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Review: The Ninja Saviors - Return of the Warriors

Ninjas. Where would late '80s entertainment have been without them? In the wake of a string of hit movies showcasing the infamous assassins (usually portrayed by famous Japanese actors such as Franco Nero and Michael Dudikoff), the ninja cr...

 
 
 
 
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Bubble Bobble is back with Bubble Bobble 4: in Switch form!

Bubble Bobble is one of the first series of games my wife and I bonded with when we met. There's something just so wholesome about those little dragons (who were actually human boys!), and the level-by-level setup was much more enticin...

 
 
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The original Ninja Warriors is back on Nintendo Switch

In a very timely bit of marketing, retro-fans Hamster have released classic scrolling brawler The Ninja Warriors on Nintendo Switch, just one week before the launch of re-remake The Ninja Saviors, which hits Switch July 25.Released in arcad...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Attack on Titan's VR experience looks absolutely terrifying

After blowing up in 2013 with its anime adaptation, Attack on Titan is still trucking. They're still discovering the secrets to those ugly gargantuan beasts and with 76 million manga copies sold, they'll likely continue to do so for some ti...

 
 
 
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Taito's legendary Darius games are coming to Nintendo Switch

Taito's intergalactic space shooter Darius, first launched in 1986, set a benchmark for the shmup genre with its amazing, fast-paced action. Next year, fans will have a chance to relieve the arcade classic and its many sequels with a new co...

 
 
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Review: Space Invaders Extreme (PC)

Almost 10 years ago, Space Invaders Extreme released for the Nintendo DS and PlayStation Portable and blew people away. The game was a wild reinvention of one of the most iconic shmups ever made and it somehow transformed a 30-year-old prop...

 
 
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Space Invaders Extreme and Groove Coaster are bound for Steam

Taito and Degica have been teasing something Steam-releated for Space Invaders' 40th anniversary. I kept my expectations in check, hoping for ports of the more recent games. That's happening! Space Invaders Extreme is up first with a Febru...

 
 
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1982 arcade game Front Line now available on PlayStation 4

Retro-enthusiasts HAMSTER have added another title to the Arcade Archives range. The ever-expanding catalogue is designed to release arcade classics of yesterday onto today's consoles, with HAMSTER recently stating that they hope to put out...

 
 
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Taito and Degica are teasing a Space Invaders game for Steam

A no-frills teaser site has surfaced for a Space Invaders project launching in 2018. Whatever the mystery game is, it's headed to Steam. Taito and Degica Games also had this to say: If you have ever played a video game (if you are reading...

 
 
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Review: Arkanoid vs. Space Invaders

Arkanoid vs. Space Invaders has slowly taken over my life. Jordan first brought it to my attention last week, and today I play it everywhere I go. I play it on the bus, I play it on the train, I play it at my desk when I’m sure nobody...

 
 
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Arkanoid vs. Space Invaders is a thing of beauty

Darn! Do any of you have access to a time machine? I need to go back -- just to last week! -- and strictly for business. We had a staff-wide discussion about our dream crossover games and instead of cleverly namedropping Arkanoid vs. Space...

 
 
 
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Obscure Video Games: Combat Queen

Remember FMV games? Back in the '90s they were briefly the hot new thing. Games like Phantasmagoria and 7th Guest were considered cutting edge adventure games. Perhaps you even bought a CD-ROM drive for your computer just to play them. Even...

 
 
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Arkanoid vs. Space Invaders should have happened years ago

I was too young to get into Space Invaders, influential as it was, but Arkanoid is my jam. Taito is working on a mobile game for iOS and Android that combines the two properties, according to Game Watch, and I'm loving the sound of it (minu...

 
 
 
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Sip in style with these retro Taito coffee mugs

You can never have too many coffee mugs. My favorite just happens to be the House Targaryen stein I've got chilling in my cabinet, but I rarely drink coffee (if ever) so I don't have much of a reason to use it. But if I ever want some hot c...

 
 
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Meet the cast of Left 4 Dead's Japanese arcade version

Left 4 Dead: Survivors is shambling to test locations in Tokyo today, courtesy of Taito. The Japanese arcade release sports a number of subtle changes to the classic zombie-shooting formula, including a strange new controller that looks jus...

 
 




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Lots of dev confidence in the Shenmue 3 review embargo being up 2 days after release, Come on

 
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Ever since my mineral extraction facility was converted to parking, Ive had a lot on my

 
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I went to see Midway with my dad, its possibly the worst movie Ive ever seen in a Never have I seen acting so The main character is unbelievably bad with a horrible fake accent to God awful CGI as No practical effects at

 
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Anyone playing Shield willing to trade me a Galarian Ponyta?

 
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I found Cactuars distant cousin in No Mans Sky :)

 
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Its officially time to be Santa Claus in the Large family So while I wont be playing any new games, Id love to hear how the latest releases have been hitting Whats your Top 5 of 2019 looking like? Any new contenders shake it up?

 
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We interrupt my own Pokemon grind session to play some more Samurai Shodown! Lets #EmbraceDeath together!

 
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Getting flagged as a bot while trying to publish a blog, Ive no idea Anyone knows a solution? EDIT: I ended up going tru the entire Turns out, the words getting flagged were cas ino and Kyoce ra (as in the Ok

 
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Finding Death Stranding to be an incredibly unique and rewarding experience; have enough thoughts where id like to write a long form blog, something i havent done in About 20 hours in, still in chapter

 
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Cant believe Nekro made it into the new Pokemon games!

 
 

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