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XBLIG bullet hell shooter Aeternum lands on PC for $3

Aeternum has been shooting up Xbox Live Indie Games for one year, and it's now available on PC for $3 via Humble, Desura and IndieGameStand. Aeternum is a sidescrolling bullet hell shooter starring Ellica, a student of Demonic Magic at Aeternum Academy. When Ellica's schoolmate disappears (not...

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G.rev's Mamorukun Curse! shoot-em-up arrives on PSN July 16

Japanese developer G.rev (probably best known as the co-developer of Ikaruga with Treasure) has announced that it will be bringing its cartoony shoot-em-up Mamorukun Curse! to North America, courtesy of publisher UFO Interactive Games. As you can see in the trailer, there's some serious...

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Deathsmiles iOS getting update August 6, see it on Ustream August 5

The iOS version of Cave's delightfully spooky/cute and incomprehensibly difficult bullet-hell shooter Deathsmiles will be receiving its first major update on August 6. In addition to new costumes and music, Cave will also be importing new weapons from two of its other shooters, Guwange and...

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Cave developing shooter for Windows Phone 7

As far as Deathsmiles developer Cave is concerned, Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 platform can go to hell. Bullet-hell, that is! Makoto Asada, head of Cave's Game Development Department, has announced via dev-blog that the company is currently developing a shooter for Microsoft's burgeoning...

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Bullet Soul to show Japanese 360 owners what's shmup

We know the idea of a current-day shmup where the player spends more time firing bullets than avoiding them is pretty crazy, but that's actually the gameplay mechanic of 5pb's Bullet Soul. The look of this retail Xbox 360 title is the work of Bakemonogatari character designer Akio Wantanabe (any...

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Knights in the Nightmare heading to PSP

According to Siliconera, the latest issue of Famitsu brought great news to the loyal fans of Sting-developed strategy-RPGs: Knights in the Nightmare, a former DS exclusive, will soon be ported to the PSP. New features for the port include an animated opening title sequence and some much-needed...

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New shoot-em-up coming to 360: Raiden IV

Top down scrolling shooters have had a short but strange history on the 360. Despite being a port, Ikaruga has managed to become the most popular game of the genre on the system. So when DoDonPachi and Ketsui weren't allowed onto the Live Arcade we thought that MS simply didn't like the bullet hell...

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