Tag: side scrolling

Granzella to develop crowdfunded R-Type Final sequel!!

Game developer Granzella has plans to create a sequel to the PlayStation 2 game R-Type Final with help from a crowdfunding campaign that will launch soon. They will reveal more detail about the project in May. R-Type Final was released for the PS2 in 2003. The game will be the first to be made for …

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Axel and Blaze throwdown in Street of Rage 4 teaser trailer!!

The first Streets of Rage 4 trailer shows potential for the upcoming title. The new game being developed by Lizardcube and Guard Crush Games, and produced by DotEmu in association with Sega stays true to the side scrolling action that made the series and others like it extremely popular. The updated graphics give the game …

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Half-genie hero help arrives in the development of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night!!

Koji Igarashi and 505 Games get a big boost in the development of the Castlevania successor title, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. Revealing the announcement on their Kickstarter page, Igarashi is pleased to have developer WayForward join the team. WayForward is behind the creation and development of the popular Shantae game series. We are pleased …

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Sega is reviving a classic beat ’em up for the new generation!!

Before open world exploration, before 3D hack and slashing, the gamers of yesteryear enjoyed simply roaming the mean streets of a crime ridden Metropolitan city and beating the snot out of people. It was just you against a massive gang causing all kinds of trouble for the innocent people of your fair city. Something had …

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First look at Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night story trailer!!

Finally! After weeks of anticipation, we finally get the first official trailer for Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. The action side scroller is created by Koji Igarashi and developed by ArtPlay and DICO, and published by 505 Games. Get to hear the voice acting and live orchestra in action! Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is …

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Metal Slug XX heading to PS4!!

One of the last run ‘n’ gun games still out there, Metal Slug XX is ready to kick it up a notch. The latest enrty in SNK’s 20 year old side scroll shooter is making the jump to 4K. Originally debuting as a revamped Metal Slug 7, XX is hitting the PlayStation 4. The game …

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Konami drops new Castlevania for mobile phones!!

Konami has been quiet about Castlevania since losing series creator Koji Igarashi (who is developing a spiritual successor to Konami’s one-time flagship series). However, they are looking to rectify that with the release of a new Castlevania game for iOS. Castlvania: Grimoire of Souls is a side-scrolling action title that features cooperative gameplay, boss rush …

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Lock and Load!! Time Warp Review guns for Contra!!

Charge up the sled and set Rudolf’s nose on high, it’s time for another Time Warp Review! There are many shooting games out there. Call of Duty. Medal of Honor. Halo. Just to name a few. But these games didn’t just come about. They can find their roots in the shooter games of yesteryear. Ah …

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