• Dodonpachi Resurrection: New iPhone Bullet Hell Shooter Gets Trailer

    Good news if you’re a fan of bullet hell shooters (on the iPhone): Japan-based game maker Cave today released new screenshots and the first gameplay trailer for Dodonpachi Resurrection, its second shooting game for i-devices (following Espgaluda II in April). Dodonpachi is a fairly famous game series, and Resurrection’s iPhone version is actually the first home conversion of the… Read More

  • Bullet hell shooter Espgaluda II to be released for iPhone

    Bullet hell shooting games (aka maniac shooters) are, according to Wikipedia, shoot ’em ups “in which the entire screen is often almost completely filled with enemy bullets”. And one of these games is Espgaluda II, developed by Japan-based Cave, released for arcade machines back in 2005 and now one day away of seeing a release in the App Store. Read More

  • Hexen, Heretic source codes released under GPL

    Hot damn, how did we miss this? Activision released the source code of the Raven-developed Heretic and Hexen two days ago. The source is GPL’d, and is therefore totally free (as in beer and freedom) for you to mess around with. Weekend project? Read More

  • Resistance 2 special edition on November 4: Bonus DVD, artbook, action figure, oh my

    Those of you looking to play Doom again for the thousandth time, this time called Resistance 2, you’d best mark your calendar for November 4, 2008 (that’s election day in the U.S., too!). That’s the day when the game comes out, and you’ll be pleased to know that there’s a special edition planned. The special edition, which will retail for $79.99, includes a… Read More

  • You could win $1,000,000 just by playing Halo 3

    Anyone fancying themselves as a professional cyberathlete should pack a bag filled with clothes, caffeine and an Xbox 360 controller and head out to Dallas. There, the Cyberathlete Professional League will host a Halo 3 competition from December 19th to 22nd. The top prize? A cool million bucks, which has already been deposited into a bank account for safekeeping. The best part is that… Read More

  • Atari founder hates on FPSes, calls game industry 'race to bottom'

    “Video games today are a race to the bottom. They are pure, unadulterated trash and I’m sad for that.” Thank you, Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari, for saying what many of us were thinking. Read More