Neon Genesis Evangelion with its armageddon and Back to the Future II with the hoverboards are just weak compared to Treasure's 1995 side-scroller Alien Soldier, which is a crazy futuristic ride.
I miss the days of dash attacks, the platformers of yesteryear. I miss Rocket Knight Adventure, and Mischief Makers. Lucky for me, The Joylancer: Legendary Motor Knight scratches that itch.
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.
Gaist Crusher is an upcoming 3DS game from Capcom and Treasure of Sin & Punishment and Ikaruga fame. Gaist Crusher is aimed at kids. And it has one strange-looking add-on.
You don't need to worry about Japanese developers when it comes to creating an insane, over-the-top frenzy on the screen. It's in their veins.
Last month Zynga revealed that 13 of its lesser-performing Facebook games would be closed in order to make the social side of the company less of a massive disappointment. Yesterday players of FishVille and Treasure Isle were informed that those games would be closing up shop on December 5.
Japanese collectible company Kotobukiya will soon be releasing this small, 6" version of Ikaruga's Hitekki Genkei fighter.
While not a games artist per se, seeing as he does work for everything from books to comics, Yasushi Suzuki still has his fans in the world of video games. Particularly amongst followers of Japanese developers Treasure.
Zynga's bajillion dollar bid to go public came with oodles of fun insight into the company, thanks to that filing with the securities and exchange commission. It also landed around the same time that the Facebook game developer launched a new game, one all about your privacy.
GameSpot takes a look at Sega's newly announced Xbox Live Arcade port of Saturn classic Guardian Heroes in the latest On The Spot. Whether you prefer the original Saturn sprites or the filtered visual upgrade—not my cup of tea—you're probably going to get excited about Guardian Heroes one more time today.
Sega announced earlier today that it would bring Sega Saturn great Guardian Heroes to Xbox Live Arcade. Awesome, right? Everyone loves a Treasure game! Not awesome? First screen shots of the XBLA port of Guardian Heroes.
Sega is bringing an enhanced version of Treasure's Saturn beat-em-up Guardian Heroes to Xbox Live Arcade this fall, complete with enhanced HD graphics, online cooperative play, and an online versus mode supporting up to 12 players at once. Rejoice!
We won't have long to wait to get our trigger fingers on Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury, as it's been revealed the game will be out on Xbox Live Arcade on May 4.
Classic explosion simulator Bangai-O is getting a HD re-release on Xbox Live Arcade this Spring. While the graphics have been improved since the N64/Dreamcast original, the batshit crazy obsession with missiles remains.
Over ten years since it was first released on the Dreamcast, Bangai-O is back, and boy, are you in for some bullets.
Ikaruga, the 2001 shoot'em up, is a gorgeous looking game. So if an Ikaruga model is going to be an accurate reproduction, it needs to be gorgeous. This finished model does not disappoint.
Last week, I played through Dead Space 2. This week, I'll see it through to the end one more time, perhaps having more fun, feeling less stressed, better appreciating its immense technical and visual artistry. Let's hear it for New Game Plus.
Beloved, coveted Sega Saturn shoot 'em up Radiant Silvergun is coming to Xbox Live Arcade in 2011, thanks to developer Treasure. So too may a Radiant Silvergun arcade stick from Hori, but only if you really, really want it.
Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury, the Xbox Live Arcade update to the Treasure series that gets a surprising amount of attention, will not be coming out this year as originally planned. Don't worry, there's a happy ending to this story.