Billy’s exhausted this week after playing Virgo Versus the Zodiac for the Time Waster and who can blame him with such a mentally-taxing game?
Rival Megagun is a competitive split-screen vertical shmup (or shoot ’em up, shooting game, STG) where you transform into a gigantic boss ship – your “Mega Gunship” – to invade your opponent’s screen. Features: • Classic shmup action with a competitive twist • Multiple playable heroes, each with their own special weapons and Mega Gunship boss form • Intense 2-player “couch-competitive” local versus battles • Online battles – challenge your friends or find opponents via matchmaking • Unlockable gear and weapons for customizing your ship • A single-player arcade mode Publishers: Degica Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
This week Billy is checking out a platformer called Copy Kitty with a major focus on mixing abilities to create different weapons.
Degica Games and Crypton Future Media are pleased to announce the VR game featuring the famous virtual singer Hatsune Miku, Hatsune Miku VR, will be released on March 8th through Steam. List of Songs: • Ievan Polkka (by Otomania) • Singularity (by keisei) • Amagoi Miseinen (by Wada Takeaki ‘Kurage P’) • Sharing The World (by BIGHEAD) • + 4 more songs! Features: • Rhythm action game using VR controllers • Enjoy Miku’s original dance while playing the game • Eight songs with two difficulties for intense dance action (more planned to follow after release) • Game available in English, … Continue reading Famous Virtual Singer Hatsune Miku Gets Own VR Game
It’s been over 40 years since the original Space Invaders began assimilating piles of quarters from obsessed players in darkened arcades worldwide. Now, the little high-stepping aliens are back in the gorgeous Space Invaders Extreme.
In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the Space Invaders franchise, Space Invaders Extreme is available now on Steam! The critically acclaimed update to the Space Invaders franchise is here to invade Steam. Learn the intricacies of the scoring system and use that knowledge to conquer the leaderboards. The invaders have evolved. Can you keep up? • Greatly improved graphics and audio • Interactive sound and synchronous visuals • Brand new World Ranking System • 16 stages brimming with devious invader attack patterns and bosses whose strategy adapts according to game difficulty • Practice individual stages then go up against … Continue reading Space Invaders Extreme Lands on Steam
Welcome to a new world of Space Invaders. The critically acclaimed update to the Space Invaders franchise is back to invade Steam! Originally released to mark the franchise’s 30th anniversary, Space Invaders Extreme has had praise heaped upon it from media and players alike for its re-establishing of the classic game’s relevance in an upbeat, modern package. Packed with pulsing, vibrant visuals enhanced further by interactive sound: the invaders have evolved, the question is: can you keep up? Publishers: Degica Developers: Degica Games, Taito Platforms: PC, Steam, Steam OS
This week out Time Waster is taking on Senko no Ronde 2, which is a game from Japan that takes a stab at mixing the shump and fighting genres.
Jaleco’s 1997 Sega Saturn shoot ’em up, Game Tengoku, is coming to Steam this winter! Game Tengoku is a vertically scrolling shmup with characters and levels based on Jaleco games and general Japanese arcade culture of the 1990s. The Steam and PlayStation 4 release will feature a port of the original with additional gameplay elements and new characters. The characters travel though fictional arcade games of a Japanese game center to save it from the menace of Genius Yamada. Game Overview: Following the hit arcade title released in 1995, Game Tengoku hit the Sega Saturn in 1997. It was a … Continue reading Jaleco’s 1997 Sega Saturn Game Tengoku Coming To Steam
This week the Time Waster takes a trip to the past to check out Castle of Shikigami, an old game that has a new release on PC.