Zenzizenzic is a mouthful of a video game. But it's got to be the prettiest mouthful I've ever seen. If you can't stop looking at these mesmerizing GIFs either, check in on its Kickstarter campaign while you still can.
After the vertical shoot-em-up's arcade debut in 2001, it was ported over to several home consoles: the GameCube, the Dreamcast, and even the Xbox 360 via the Live Arcade. Heck, there was even an Android port released this January. Now, it's the PC's turn.
When it comes to shooters (and their bullet-hell cousins) I am hardly an expert, but I do enjoy a good SHMUP from time to time. Though I tend toward the side-scrolling variety like Gradius or Macross: Do You Remember Love, I did play more than a little 1942 back in the day. But hands-down my favorite shooter of the…
When the bullets start flying on October 26, shmup fans will be too busy dodging and shooting to appreciate how pretty DoDonPachi Maximum looks on the iPhone and iPad. Thank goodness for screenshots.
Really Big Sky is an indie shmup with a twist: it's procedurally-generated. Meaning you'll never play the same game twice.
The side-scrolling shmup that's part Gradius, part anime fetish fulfillment, Otomedius Excellent, is coming to the Xbox 360 later this year. Konami reassured fans of Gradius gameplay today that the brightly colored arcade shooter that features girls-as-spaceships is still on the cards with a handful of new screen…
Next week, Japanese game developer MileStone's shoot'em up Radirgy: Noir hits the Xbox 360. The game is not cheap.
Real-time strategy gameplay got you down? Slip into the cantina for some pleasant conversation, Night Elf dancing, and a little scrolling-shooter action, courtesy of Lost Viking.
Upcoming title Jamestown has very little to do with the early colonization of North America, and everything to do with four-player co-op on 17th-century British colonial Mars.
Classic 80's arcade side-scrolling space shooter R-Type is coming to the iPhone soon, Electronic Arts tells us.
Because, believe it or not, the people who designed some of the world's best scrolling shoot 'em ups, including Ikaruga, Gradius V and Radiant Silvergun, claim to have never seen the abbreviated term "shmup" used to describe their games before.
Scrolling shooter fans have every reason to get fired up over Xbox Live Arcade next week, when Square Enix releases the remake of Taito classic shmup, RayStorm HD.
As if Xbox 360 gothic-lolita shmup Deathsmiles could get any more attractive, publisher Aksys reveals the Deathsmiles Limited Edition, packed in a super-sized box with a Xbox 360 and a soundtrack album. Now how much would you pay?
Mommy's Best Games Shoot 1UP explores the idea of taking a traditional shooter and having the player control a whole fleet instead of a single craft.
SideQuest Studio's sequel to PlayStation Network exclusive side-scrolling shooter Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer is just as free with the bullets as its predecessor was, as these new screens demonstrate.
If you've been avoiding spending 800 Microsoft points in order to let Treasure's beloved shoot-em up Ikaruga kill you repeatedly, then perhaps the Xbox Live Deal of the Week is for you.
In an interview with Gamasutra, Treasure CEO Masato Maegawa reveals that Microsoft has requested the classic Saturn shoot-em Radiant Silvergun for Xbox Live Arcade, but Treasure has yet to say yes.