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Contest: Win Jetboard Joust for Steam

In today's contest you can win Jetboard Joust for Steam! Remember how we used to turn to fantasy to escape the harsh truths of reality? Let's do that. Like, right now. We need it. Retro, arcadey shooter Jetboard Joust just hit Steam -- and ...

 
 
 
 
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Vs. Soccer is this week's Arcade Archives release

Sometimes, it can be tough to recommend the weekly Arcade Archive release. For every re-run on Sunset Riders, or Garou: Mark of the Wolves, Hamster gives us a truly antiquated title such as Front Line or, in this week's case, Vs. Soccer, no...

 
 
 
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Cotton Reboot! is headed west on PS4 and Nintendo Switch

ININ Games has announced that Cotton Reboot! - the all-new remake of the classic kawaii shmup - will be headed west on PS4 and Nintendo Switch in early 2021, expected to be around the same time frame as its February release in Japan. As a q...

 
 
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Konami's 1981 shmup Super Cobra returns on Nintendo Switch

We're looking to the skies to save us thanks to this week's Arcade Archives release. Konami's chopper classic, Super Cobra, is now available to download on Nintendo Switch, courtesy of the retro scallywags over at Hamster. Originally releas...

 
 
 
 
 
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What in the blue hell is Ben Bero Beh?

Every week, I drop a short article letting you beautiful people know what Hamster has pulled out of its retro sack for the Arcade Archives range. Very rarely is it a game I haven't played, but today it's a game that has never even entered m...

 
 
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Psikyo Shooting Collection will bring a bevy of shmups to PS5

Publisher City Connection has announced that it will release a compendium of classic Psikyo arcade shmups on PS5, following the titles' previous releases on Steam and Nintendo Switch.The Psikyo Shooting Collection will include 12 titles fro...

 
 
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Head out on the highway with Arcade Archives' Burnin' Rubber

Retro publishers are getting in gear for this week's addition to the Arcade Archives collection. Data East's buggy-bumping Burnin' Rubber is now available to download on Nintendo Switch.Released in Japanese arcades back in 1982, Burnin' Rub...

 
 
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Review: Hotshot Racing

The racing game scene was once a far more colorful place. At any time you could be driving a Volkswagen Beetle through Jurassic Park or going up impossible climbs in your futuristic turbo bike. The early 3D era was, after all, a time of exp...

 
 
 
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R-Type Final 2 will battle the Bydo Empire in spring 2021

Developer Granzella Inc. has finally revealed a release window for crowdfunded shmup R-Type Final 2. As noted in the latest edition of Weekly Famitsu, the interstellar action will blast off on PC and consoles in spring 2021.R-Type Final 2 -...

 
 




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Godfall"One shall stand, one shall fall"

 
 
 

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Hey lil Ani, youa lookin forward to the Sonic sequel huh?

 
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