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Review: Capcom Arcade Stadium

It was the best of times, it was the blurst of times. I don't need to write another lengthy, misty-eyed intro on how my entire formative life years were spent squinting in the noisy din of the arcade, breathing cigarette smoke into my young...

 
 
 
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'90s shmup Cybattler is this week's Arcade Archives entry

Hamster is stepping with style into the 1990s for this week's Arcade Archives release, which sees Jaleco's brilliant but underplayed shmup Cybattler return for one more round on PS4 and Nintendo Switch. Released in arcades in 1993 - long af...

 
 
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Capcom Arcade Stadium launches today on Nintendo Switch

A compendium of awesome classic Capcom arcades have been gathered together in Capcom Arcade Stadium, which launches today on Nintendo Switch. The surprise release was announced during today's Nintendo Direct presentation, followed by word o...

 
 
 
 
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R-Type Final 2 is on its way and it's looking mighty funky

It feels like we've been talking about it forever, but Granzella's love letter to one of the most inspiring shmups of all-time is nearly cleared for take-off. Publisher NIS America has released a new gameplay trailer, ahead of R-Type Final ...

 
 
 
 
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R-Type Final 2 will blast off on PC and consoles April 30

NIS America has announced that incoming sci-fi shmup R-Type Final 2 will launch in the west on PS4, PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Nintendo Switch on April 30 - a mere day after the long-in-development title's Japanese release. R-Type Fina...

 
 
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Gunbarich is the next classic Psikyo shmup headed to PC

Publisher City Connection continues on its quest to bring developer Psikyo string of shmup classics to the PC platform. Next on the agenda is colorful hybrid title Gunbarich, which first launched in Japanese arcades back in 2001. Combining ...

 
 
 
 
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This week's Arcade Archives obscurity is Cosmo Police Galivan

Hamster is taking us back, way back, for this week's Arcade Archives release. Available now on Nintendo Switch, it's everyone's favorite cyborg officer and the future of law enforcement... you guessed it... Cosmo Police Galivan. Released in...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Contest: Win 9 Monkeys of Shaolin for PS4 or Steam

In today's contest you can win classic beat 'em up 9 Monkeys of Shaolin for PS4 or Steam! It's almost the New Year! In most of the world, anyway. I think Chinese New Year is still a few months away, so there goes my good segue for this one....

 
 
 
 
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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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