Watch Humanity Take Its Next Leap Toward Real-Life Galaga

Nano quadrotors fly in formation in this great video from the GRASP Lab at the University of Pennsylvania. All we need is a spaceship that can shoot these things down and we're good to go. » 2/01/12 9:30am 2/01/12 9:30am

Bullet Hell Gundemonium Collection Breaking Loose On PSN

Cute anime girls and millions of bullets collide in the Gundemonium Collection, a trio of Japanese-indie bullet hell shooters, coming to the PlayStation Network next week from Sony Online Entertainment. » 6/10/10 6:00pm 6/10/10 6:00pm

Shooting Game Historica Keeps On Shootin' With Vol. 3

Volumes one » 10/31/08 8:20pm 10/31/08 8:20pm and of Yujin's line of shooting game (shmup!) inspired capsule toys covered most of the classics: , , . Now it's time to dig a little deeper into what the plasticsmiths at Yujin call "Shooting Game Historica," with a new batch of five shooter ships getting the capsule toy treatment. The new stars of the…

Learn How To Make Your Own Shmup!

Kongregate, the online community/portal dedicated to playing and developing games, is furthering the "democratization" of game development with Kongregate Labs. Using the simple-as-its-name-implies side-scrolling shmup Shoot! » 10/17/08 6:40pm 10/17/08 6:40pm as a foundation, Labs features an ongoing series of tutorials (or *groan* "shootorials") that…

Deathsmiles Going HD For Xbox 360

Cave's side-scrolling loligoth shooter Deathsmiles » 10/17/08 5:00pm 10/17/08 5:00pm — which I credit-fed at a Shibuya arcade last week — is coming to the Xbox 360 this Spring, at least in Japan. That's obviously great news to anyone needing a fix of girls shooting things in 2D, but Cave is doing the release one better with a sexy, high-def upgrade…

Shooting Game Capsule Toy Porn

The fine folks from National Console Support know how to force a post out of me. Take famous spacecraft from our favorite shmups, shrink them down to capsule toy sizes, then take dozens of high quality digital pictures with the macro setting on. Yes, volume two of Shooting Game Historica » 8/14/08 10:40pm 8/14/08 10:40pm toys are in! Having just…