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A.R.E.S.: Extinction Agenda

Today we’ll take a look at a game that reminded me of quite a few others, yet still managed to bring a few fresh new concepts to the table. A.R.E.S.: Extinction Agenda plays a bit like Mega Man with a few more sophisticated touches. Unfortunately, some of them come across as being a bit underdeveloped […]

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Syder Arcade

A schmup with double the amount of directions you can face than usual! Lots of beautiful art, but pretty average (and incredibly punishing) gameplay define Studio Evil’s Syder Arcade. You’ll fly in space, you’ll shoot, you’ll get points… it’s pretty.

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Everyday Shooter

Is it a music album? Is it a twin-stick shooter? Is it a work of abstract art? Yes, to all of the above. Everyday Shooter by Queasy Games / Johnathan Mak is just as captivating and addictive as it is confusing. It brings a lot to the genre without being too overbearing in it’s play […]

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Really Big Sky

Hallucinogenic, beautiful, LSD fueled twin-stick shooter from hell. Really Big Sky will keep you guessing and most likely smash you into an asteroid in the process. You get a drill, you get some lasers, you get lots of flashing colors, add some pumping techno, then you randomize EVERYTHING and you’ve got Really Big Sky. Give […]

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Orion: Dino Beatdown

Holy crap dinosaurs… way to celebrate your game launch devs! Please pass this video on to keep more innocent people from spending their money on this.

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Super Crate Box

Wow, this game is extremely addictive… I had no idea what I was getting myself into. Collect crates, get score, die, unlock stuff – is apparently a winning formula.

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Au Sable

A dark, gritty, atmospheric run and gun side-scrolling horror shooter: Au Sable is definitely something different. Employing a visual style and general retro-psycho approach to sprite design like this is (at least for me) an absolute breath of fresh air. I intend to play the several others in this mini-series at some point (one of […]

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Shoot Many Robots

A quick rundown of some of the pros and cons to “Shoot Many Robots”. In short? Totally worth it. Demiurge Studios has created an outstanding RPG/Platformer/Shooter with some great co-op and robot smashing fun. Throw in all the over the top weapons and bosses and it’s easy to see why you’d want this one.

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