The mysterious character from the first trailer for Guilty Gear Strive has been officially revealed as the “techno samurai” vampire Nagoriyuki.
Darius Cozmic Collection, coming to Switch and PS4 on June 16, celebrates the 2D era of Taito’s classic side-scrolling shoot-’em-up series.
Konami has launched an open alpha test for Dance Dance Revolution V, a browser-based version of its iconic arcade dancing game.
The Thunder Force AC Switch release will be another addition to the console’s impressive library of shmups when it launches in the West on May 28.
Beat Saber combines all the best parts of rhythm games, virtual reality, and motion controls to create a fun, energetic game.
Monkey King: Master of the Clouds brings the classic Journey of the West-inspired shoot ’em up Chuka Taisen to Switch, and it’s a good one.
The Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection is a game made for diehard fans and gaming historians: it lacks the features of modern fighters, but its a nostalgic throwback to Street Fighter’s early days.
Super Mega Baseball was one of the best baseball games in years; Super Mega Baseball 2 is more of the same, but with a bigger feature set and long-sought after online play.
Ikaruga is one of the best-known bullet hell shoot ’em ups, and the Switch port gives it a new lease on life. It’s famous for its difficulty, but the way Ikaruga finds depth and meaning in its challenge is what makes it truly brilliant.
Space Invaders Extreme makes its way to PC courtesy of Degica Games, and finds a good balance between classical appeal and modern innovation.