Developer's Freak-Out Might Make a Robotech-Style Shooter Even Better

If you've been keeping tabs on Galak-Z, then you know that the upcoming space combat game drinks deeply from the sweet well of 1980s era Japanese animation. When it was first conceived, Galak-Z was going to feature the same cat-and-mouse starfighter showdowns for everybody. But the game's vision of space combat has… » 2/21/14 4:30pm 2/21/14 4:30pm

Galak-Z Is a Love Letter to Asteroids and 80s Anime

On the final day of the Tokyo Game Show this year, Sony held the "Indie Stream" event, celebrating all kinds of different upcoming indie titles. But of all the titles there, the one that caught my eye was Galak-Z: The Dimensional, a PS4/PC game that is one part Asteroids and one part 80s space opera anime. » 9/27/13 7:30am 9/27/13 7:30am

If You Grew Up in the '80s, Your Soul Cries Out for This Space Shooter

Nerds and geeks of a certain age fondly remember Macross/Robotech, Star Blazers and other spectacle-filled, emotionally overwrought animated space operas from the 1980s. These Japanese series remain touchstones for a generation and some folks miss them quite a bit. Jake Kazdal is one of those people and the game… » 9/01/13 8:30pm 9/01/13 8:30pm