DeathSmiles

Deathsmiles is a 2D, horizontally-scrolling blaster set in a fantasy world of fairy tale monsters. Players have the ability to shoot both left and right as demons pour in from both sides of the screen. Two-dimensional shooters tend to be

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Mushihime-sama

The day the premature version landed When creating a game, the most important thing to be is flexible. One day your game could be an ultra macho military game featuring tanks, helicopters, and transforming mechas; and the next day that

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Espgaluda

“Half A Goon And Half A God” Espgaluda is ostensibly a prequel to 1998’s Esprade, but the two games have very little in common, both in terms of setting and mechanics. Storywise, we are told that characters in both games

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ESP Ra.De

“One of the best shooters out there” Truly a great shmup, ESP Ra.De. (ERD from now on), puts you in the shoes of several “gifted” young individuals fighting against some sort of evil. There’s your generic loner anime guy, your

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Ibara Kuro ~Black Label~

Ibara Kuro ~Black Label~ Ibara Kuro is notable for being the only one amongst Cave’s Black Label games to actually have a dedicated official page, though it is as simplistic as they come, being essentially an online POP. This is

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Ikaruga

The hardest game you’ll play all year. Some people will try to tell you that Ikaruga is not “Radiant Silvergun 2”. At the time of its release, that may have seemed true – although its work-in-progress name was “Project RS2”,

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  • DeathSmiles

    deathsmiles

    Deathsmiles is a 2D, horizontally-scrolling blaster set in a fantasy world of fairy tale monsters. Players have the ability to shoot both left and rig...

  • Mushihime-sama

    mushih

    The day the premature version landed When creating a game, the most important thing to be is flexible. One day your game could be an ultra macho milit...

  • Espgaluda

    espa

    “Half A Goon And Half A God” Espgaluda is ostensibly a prequel to 1998’s Esprade, but the two games have very little in common, both...

  • ESP Ra.De

    ESP_Ra.De._-_1998_-_Cave

    “One of the best shooters out there” Truly a great shmup, ESP Ra.De. (ERD from now on), puts you in the shoes of several “giftedR...

  • Ibara Kuro ~Black Label~

    ibara

    Ibara Kuro ~Black Label~ Ibara Kuro is notable for being the only one amongst Cave’s Black Label games to actually have a dedicated official pag...

  • Ikaruga

    Ikaruga-Steam

    The hardest game you’ll play all year. Some people will try to tell you that Ikaruga is not “Radiant Silvergun 2”. At the time of it...

  • Dodonpachi Daioujou

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    “Daioujou Suru Ga Yoi (Go Die A Blissful Death)” When Dodonpachi was released, it had a tagline telling players that “dying is good&...

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    DeathSmiles

    29 October 2015 , by admin

    Deathsmiles is a 2D, horizontally-scrolling blaster set in a fantasy world of fairy tale monsters. Players have the ability to shoot both left and right as demons pour in from both sides of the screen. Two-dimensional shooters tend to be predictable affairs only truly appreciated by the hardcore fans who love the sight of their television screen co...

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    Mushihime-sama

    29 October 2015 , by admin

    The day the premature version landed When creating a game, the most important thing to be is flexible. One day your game could be an ultra macho military game featuring tanks, helicopters, and transforming mechas; and the next day that hardcore mecha fighting jet becomes a cute little girl riding a beetle. The grey and dirty world of military might...

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    Espgaluda

    29 October 2015 , by admin

    “Half A Goon And Half A God” Espgaluda is ostensibly a prequel to 1998’s Esprade, but the two games have very little in common, both in terms of setting and mechanics. Storywise, we are told that characters in both games have innate ESP (Extra Sensory Perception) abilities. But Rade takes place in 2018 Tokyo and Galuda in a fantas...

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    ESP Ra.De

    29 October 2015 , by admin

    “One of the best shooters out there” Truly a great shmup, ESP Ra.De. (ERD from now on), puts you in the shoes of several “gifted” young individuals fighting against some sort of evil. There’s your generic loner anime guy, your typical saucy anime chick, and lastly, a young girl. Quite a motley crew, to say the least. E...

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    Ibara Kuro ~Black Label~

    29 October 2015 , by admin

    Ibara Kuro ~Black Label~ Ibara Kuro is notable for being the only one amongst Cave’s Black Label games to actually have a dedicated official page, though it is as simplistic as they come, being essentially an online POP. This is a beautifully designed game, programmed by the relatively unknown Mamoru Furukawa. After playing it extensively ove...

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    Ikaruga

    29 October 2015 , by admin

    The hardest game you’ll play all year. Some people will try to tell you that Ikaruga is not “Radiant Silvergun 2”. At the time of its release, that may have seemed true – although its work-in-progress name was “Project RS2”, the final product was a significantly different game from the Saturn/arcade classic. In t...

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