Now here's a blast from the past. Courtesy of DotEmu, purveyor of updated re-releases of classic games, Irem's 1987 side-scrolling arcade shooter R-Type is ready to be experienced all over again.
Do you like pachinko? Do you have a 3DS? Well I've got some good news for you. Japanese game maker IREM will be releasing a new game on the 3DS called Pachinko Parlor 3D: The Open Sea Stories 2.
Kazuma Kujo, who created the Disaster Report games, recently stated via Twitter that he is working on a new title.
On March 11, Japan was hit with a massive earthquake and tsunami. The country was left in ruins. Within days, Japanese game developers began canceling, altering, and postponing games. One game, the latest Disaster Report, got the axe.
In the wake of Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami, publisher Irem canceled its catastrophe survival adventure Disaster Report 4, a game that was due to hit Japanese PlayStation 3s this Spring. Now it's halting production of every other Disaster Report game.
Added to the list of games playable on the Tokyo Game Show floor this week is Irem's Disaster Report 4: Summer Memories, the latest and greatest catastrophic adventure, now on the PlayStation 3.
R-Type is coming for the iPhone. Ghosts 'N Goblins came out over the weekend. Who keeps signing these cheques?
Atlus brings more Steambot to the PSP this summer, announcing a North American release for Irem's Steambot Chronicles Battle Tournament.
Minna de Spelunker is coming to the PlayStation 3 in Japan. How does one generate interest in a high-def Spelunker remake? Put women in short outfits! Short Spelunker outfits!
Atlus once again takes care of its fans first with an exclusive reveal of their upcoming PSP title Hammerin' Hero delivered directly to their Atlus Faithful community.
Who knew that the Xbox 360 would become *the* place to get one's shmup fix? With R-Type Dimensions coming to the Xbox 360, recreating R-Type and R-Type II in Xbox Live Arcade form, Microsoft has secured nearly every important shmupping franchise, already having nabbed Ikaruga, DoDonPachi, Raiden IV and 1942. OK,…