Category Archives: Arcade
Fri, Oct 11, 2013 | 16:03 BST
Vlambeer’s Nuclear Throne is now available through Steam’s Early Access. The randomly-generated arcade action title was once known as Wasteland Kings, but the developer changed the name through an amicable agreement with Wasteland 2 developer inXile. Early Access will run you $13 and and at present, the alpha build includes seven characters, four worlds, a couple boss battles, and all sorts of weapons and the like. At least four more worlds and an undefined number of secret worlds to explore, both on Earth, other planets and other dimensions will be made available at launch along with additional characters, B-skins, sound effects, “Dangerous Crown Vaults to raid for game-changing Crown Modifiers,” and more. Hit up the link for the rest.
Wed, Oct 09, 2013 | 21:51 BST
A Darth Vader tribute pinball table is releasing next week on PlayStation Network for PS3 and PS Vita with Cross Buy. It’s in the new Star Wars Pinball: Balance of the Force pack which can be picked up through Zen Pinball 2, or in the stand alone Star Wars game for £7.99/€9.99. Check out the trailer for it below.
Mon, Sep 30, 2013 | 03:16 BST
Vlambeer’s randomly-generated arcade action title has been renamed following an amicable agreement between the indie pair and Wasteland 2 developer inXile.
Fri, Sep 27, 2013 | 16:58 BST
Putty Squad and The Pinball Arcade are PlayStation 4 launch titles, publisher System 3 has announced. Each will be made available on the console by November 29. Putty Squad is a remake of the 1992 platformer and downloadable levels will be made available for free at launch alongside the original Super Putty. It also includes Cross-Play support with the Vita version, and as well as DualShock 4 touch controls. The Pinball Arcade will feature 22 tables which span Star Trek, Twilight Zone, and more. Thanks, Eurogamer.
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 | 09:29 BST
Retro City Rampage creator Brian Provinciano has detailed his career so far, and his success on consoles. He has suggested that console games need not be as risky a proposition as they first appear in a new talk.
Tue, Sep 10, 2013 | 20:36 BST
Star Wars Pinball: Balance of the Force has been announced by Zen Studios and it will come with three new tables set for release in the fall.
Tue, Sep 10, 2013 | 06:08 BST
Conatus Creative have launched their Kickstarter campaign to make an officially licensed sequel to the classic NES beat’em up River City Ransom. The project is seeking $180,000 Canadian dollars and targeting a PC release in about a year’s time. Check out some great chiptunes and pixel art beneath the jump.
Fri, Sep 06, 2013 | 00:11 BST
Side-scrolling shooter Gunlord is potentially headed to platforms you conceivably might own thanks to an Indiegogo campaign. The NG:DEV.TEAM project was released for Dreamcast and Neo Geo in 2012, but will port to 3DS and Wii U if it raises €40,000. the retro-inspired title has ten stages and 45 enemy types, eight-way scrolling, and boasts a solid 60 FPS. If successful, it will release in 2014 via the eShop.
Thu, Aug 29, 2013 | 19:20 BST
Terraria content will be included in Edge of Space, HandyMan Studios and Re-Logic announced today, which will include a battle with Omegatron, the sci-fi cybernetically enhanced version of Terraria’s Skeletron boss.
Wed, Aug 28, 2013 | 02:14 BST
Maxistentialism will publish Taknopants’ multiplayer brawler Samurai Gunn on Steam during the holiday season. The angel investor is committed to bringing “the minimalist showdown to the public without compromising the game’s integrity”. As well as the PC release, Samurai Gunn is coming to PS4 and Vita in 2014. Polygon has a trailer if you’re keen, and the indie will be on show at PAX Prime.
Fri, Aug 23, 2013 | 17:20 BST
Thu, Aug 22, 2013 | 15:10 BST
A new post has gone up on the PlayStation blog from creative director at Abstraction Games Tj’ien Twijnstra to announce that they’ll be bringing Gunslugs to PS Vita. Developed by Orange Pixel, it’s described as a “highly addictive, retro-inspired, roguelike, side-scrolling action-game.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 | 05:39 GMT
Super Stardust team Housemarque is bringing its new shooter Resogun to PS4.
Tue, Aug 20, 2013 | 22:48 BST
Magicka developer Arrowhead Studios is bringing its space title Helldivers to Sony’s full suite of platforms. Helldivers has cross-play across all three formats and it’s a top down space shooter. The game features cross-play and cross-save between PS4, PS3, and Vita. The game takes place in a “satirical and dystopian future,” and players will battle across procedurally-generated maps through single and four-player co-op. Look out for friendly fire – seriously. It’s Arrowhead we’re talking about here. A release date has not been announced but a trailer is below.
Tue, Aug 20, 2013 | 17:05 BST
Ridiculous Fishing as sold ridiculously well. Vlambeer founders Jan Willem Nijman and Rami Ismail announced during their GDC Europe presentation that the game has hit the 300,000 sales mark on the Apple App Store.
Fri, Aug 16, 2013 | 01:09 BST
Vlambeer has announced its newest game, Wasteland Kings, a “roguelike-like” for PC.
Tue, Aug 13, 2013 | 01:38 BST
The inevitable wave of Google Glass games and game-like hacks is upon us. See footage of Psyclops in action through the break.
Mon, Aug 12, 2013 | 11:51 BST
Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+ is heading to Steam in September courtesy of Namco Bandai.
Tue, Aug 06, 2013 | 20:03 BST
Angry Birds: Star Wars may be heading to PS4 and Xbox One, if a listing for the title on Gamefly is any indication. Early this month the game was dated for 3DS, PC, PS3, PS Vita Wii U, Xbox 360, for an October 29 release. Since Activation is the publisher, we’ll send an email and ask. Via Superannuation.
Sat, Aug 03, 2013 | 20:28 BST
Beat Hazard Ultra, the arcade shooter that makes use of your music library, has been given an update, and has been re-released on the Xbox indie channel for 400 MS Points. The update adds co-op, versus online and local multiplayer as well as boss rush and survival modes. There are also two new bosses, 10 new enemy ships, 24 new perks, and three new tactical weapons, according to D’toid. The game’s creator Steve Hunt also said the game has sold over 700,000 copies since its initial release, thus making around $2.2 million. The game is also available for PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, and PS3.