Tag: Shmup

  • What We’re Playing This Week – Post Apocalypse!

    What We’re Playing This Week – Post Apocalypse!

    Marshall: Oh boy, have I got a frustrating predicament with my latest fix…or should I say, would-be fix. Here’s what’s what: My great friend and LTG colleague Ben Fitzgerald was super kind to give me his Steam key for the 2013 survival horror hit Outlast, the timing of which was insanely perfect as I’ve been…

    Marshall: Oh boy, have I got a frustrating predicament with my latest fix…or should I say, would-be fix. Here’s what’s what: My great friend and LTG colleague Ben Fitzgerald was super kind to give me his Steam key for the 2013 survival horror hit Outlast, the timing of which was insanely perfect as I’ve been…

  • Retro Review – In the Hunt (1995, Kokopeli/THQ, Sony PlayStation)

    Retro Review – In the Hunt (1995, Kokopeli/THQ, Sony PlayStation)

    By Michael Mygind I’m going to start this review off with a question. Do you like Metal Slug? If you answered yes, you might as well be a fan of In the Hunt as well, even if you’ve never played it. This game would essentially help lay the foundation for what would become one of…

    By Michael Mygind I’m going to start this review off with a question. Do you like Metal Slug? If you answered yes, you might as well be a fan of In the Hunt as well, even if you’ve never played it. This game would essentially help lay the foundation for what would become one of…

  • Retro Review: “Truxton” (1989, Toaplan, Sega Genesis)

    Retro Review: “Truxton” (1989, Toaplan, Sega Genesis)

    One of my all-time favorite genres is the scrolling shoot-em-up, commonly referred to as shmups. The feeling of drifting along, collecting power-ups and clearing everything in your path with a hail of gun-fire is an exhilarating experience. Being a fan of a genre, it’s always a pleasure to discover new classics that might’ve added a…

    One of my all-time favorite genres is the scrolling shoot-em-up, commonly referred to as shmups. The feeling of drifting along, collecting power-ups and clearing everything in your path with a hail of gun-fire is an exhilarating experience. Being a fan of a genre, it’s always a pleasure to discover new classics that might’ve added a…