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English ESP Ra.De. Psi trophies point to western release

PlayStation Trophy tracker Exophase has spotted English language versions of the trophies for the M2 re-release of Cave shooter ESP Ra.De, which launched in Japan on PS4 and Nintendo Switch last week.While this is no official confirmation o...

 
 
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Contest: Give a caveman a jetpack with Jet Kave Adventure

Today's contest features sidescrolling runner Jet Kave Adventure! If you give a mouse a cookie, it'll inevitably ask for milk. If you give a caveman a jetpack, it'll use it to run into dinosaurs. It's just how these things work -- don't que...

 
 
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Deathsmiles I & II will be blasting onto 'multiple platforms'

Good news for shmup fans, as City Connection has announced that anime arcade blaster Deathsmiles and its sequel, Deathsmiles II, are currently being prepped for ports on a selection of currently unknown platforms.The announcement came this ...

 
 
 
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'90s shmup ESP Ra.De. hits PS4 and Switch later this year

It's been a crazy week for news if you're a fan of classic arcade shmups. The cutesy Cotton is getting re-made, The Strikers series is getting a new entry, and now M2 has announced that Cave shooter ESP Ra. De. will be coming to PS4 and Nin...

 
 
 
 
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Only in Japan: Destroy Tokyo as giant robot school girl in VR

It's odd that I was just recently watching videos of Demolition Girl, a PS2 game where you must fight to take down a giant supermodel who's wreaking havoc on Japan. I thought such games would never be made today, but then I remembered Japan...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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Lost Odyssey and more come to Xbox One

The newest batch of backward compatible titles for the Xbox One have been released, and it's a pretty solid selection of games this time. Lost Odyssey, Toy Story 3, and Guwange all just became playable on the Xbox One. Of the three, Lost O...

 
 
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Atlus is shutting down Shin Megami Tensei: Imagine

Shin Megami Tensei: Imagine will meet its end next month. Atlus has announced plans to terminate service for the MMORPG on May 24, after which time any remaining players will no longer have access the nine-year-old game. In preparation for ...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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Deathsmiles jetting to Steam next month

Cave's Deathsmiles is coming to Steam for Windows PC on March 10, publisher Degica Games has announced. The entrancing gothic shoot-'em-up first appeared in Japanese arcades in 2007 before later spreading to the rest of the world ...

 
 
 
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Deathsmiles is the next Cave game coming to PC

Deathsmiles is gearing up for a Steam release next spring, publisher Degica has announced. One of just a few horizontally-scrolling shooters in Cave's library, Deathsmiles initially launched in Japanese arcades back in 2007 before later com...

 
 
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Cave's newest shooter is out now on iOS

DoDonPachi IchimeBanchou lives! As Cave's latest experiment, this brand new game is a free-to-play shooter for iOS, and it's actually live right now internationally, including in the US. It's a bit hard to find though as the listing is rela...

 
 
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Cave is working on a free-to-play shooter

Try to say DoDonPachi IchimeBanchou three times fast. One of my favorite things about visiting Japan this year was the arcades, as I've said in the past. I was pretty much in heaven in the shmup sections, with tons of classics to choos...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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Cave's Bug Princess is currently free on iOS

Degica is releasing one of Cave's classic shooters Mushihimesama on Steam next week, but, in the meantime, the mobile version of the game (Bug Princess) is available for free on the App Store. It's a limited-time offer, though, so make sure...

 
 
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Cave's Mushihimesama launches on PC Nov. 5

Cave's Mushihimesama -- Bug Princess, if you'e nasty -- is coming to PC on November 5. Initially released in 2004, the vertical arcade shooter has since made appearances on PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, and iOS platforms. This version promises t...

 
 
 
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Mushihimesama will be the first CAVE shooter to hit Steam

As you may have heard, Cave is getting into the Steam business. Today at TGS, the company shared some more concrete info on its move to the PC platform, starting with its debut game -- Mushihimesama. Titled "Bug Princess" in English, it's a...

 
 
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Cave shmups are coming to Steam this year

An ominous teaser site has popped up on the web, titled caveshmups.com. According to the landing, publisher Degica will assist Cave in bringing iconic shooters to the Steam marketplace, which will go down sometime in winter of this year. Yo...

 
 
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Cave has a new shoot-'em-up hitting mobile in April

DoDonPachi studio Cave is back with a new mobile shooter, "Gothic Magic Maiden," which is set to arrive in Japan on April 16. Whether it will ever come west seems pretty doubtful, though. Cave shuttered its official English-language w...

 
 
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Shoot-'em-up studio Cave Interactive retreats to Japan

Cave appears to be giving up on the Western world. The studio behind acclaimed shooters like Deathsmiles and Akai Katana made an important announcement this week, revealing its English-language blog and Twitter presence will be shut down on...

 
 




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