Classic arcade-style shmup action, a cute pastel art style, and a quest to save breakfast combine in indie cute-’em-up Hazelnut Hex.
‘Bullet hell meets grotesque childhood nightmares’ in NeverAwake, a creepy twin-stick shooter that hits Steam next month.
The blend of shmup and escape room puzzles in Yurukill: The Calumniation Games is a wonderfully inventive mashup, if a little uneven.
Remote Life conjures up a creepy alien horror atmosphere, but despite its strong art style, fundamental flaws mean it never takes flight.
Rolling Gunner finally lands on PS4 with the Over Power DLC in tow, proving once again that it’s one of the best horizontal bullet hells out.
With a handful of guest characters with wildly different mechanics, Cotton Fantasy takes the cute-’em-up classic in wonderful new directions.
A few years after its PC debut, Next Game Level’s sci-fi horror-themed shoot-’em-up Remote Life comes to console later this month.
Taito Milestones collects ten important pieces of Taito history, but a barebones package does nothing to contextualise their significance.
By encouraging bombs to be used instead of hoarded, Z-Warp puts a clever twist on bullet hell shoot ’em ups.
Last week’s news highlights: a Swords game (for real, this time!), more otome and shmup goodness for Switch, and a motorsport documentary.