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Resogun is back...in 4K form

Resogun graced the PS4 back in 2013, and was one of the console's first PlayStation Plus games. But Housemarque (a wonderful developer that knows its niche) isn't done with it yet, as it has announced a 4K/HDR update alongside of its new ga...   read

 
 
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Review: DoDonPachi Resurrection

I've talked in the past about game preservation, and I can't stress enough how important it is. While many pine for "the old days," and are somewhat blinded by impartial nostalgia, there are a lot of incredible works in our past that need t...   read

 
 
 
 
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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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TurboJasper

In Australia, we have an ice cream called Golden People never make the easy joke here and I respect I was kind of hoping that would happen with the Japanese tuition

 
TurboJasper

In Australia, we have an ice cream called Golden People never make the easy joke here and I respect I was kind of hoping that would happen with the Japanese tuition

 
Jed Whitaker

Remember kids, if you play games with bad balance or mechanics, you should put in 30-50 hours in hopes of getting good at the game, otherwise you aren’t allowed an opinion on said

 
Sfero

GOG code for Alan Wakes American Nightmare in the comments ;)

 
Dwavenhobble

Dr Who this week in a single image pretty Ive not seen the show go this dark for a long time

 
jak2364

My opinion has never fallen as quickly as it has with Hollow I was already having enough trouble with a boss, plus it was annoying to reach, now I find out it has multiple phases? So on top of backtracking, I have to repeat a boss too?

 
dephoenixlikessandwiches

Just got home from my best buds Was pretty great when people werent trying to get me to drink or

 
LaTerry

My computer put me through the ringer It wasnt recognizing my monitor, then when we finally got it to do that, it decided that my resolution was obviously too high and wouldnt go Now it has audio problems and Im too tired to care

 
SrChurros

Also, speaking of backlog, Im finally at Luigis Mansion 2 final I was realling looking towards it, as the game never was thaaaat much fun and drags on a little bit too Still a valid and ok experience, though