Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Shooter

TriZeal Remix joining Shooting Love 20XX line on Steam on July 7

TriZeal Remix (PC) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Shooting Love 20XX’s third entry, TriZeal Remix, will launch on July 7 for PC. The game will feature two-player local co-op, replay mode, and support for Steam Leaderboards and Cloud saves. Players will pilot a ship capable of swapping between three weapons—wide shot, narrow laser, and guided missile—that will fire even when another is selected if sufficiently upgraded. There’s also another, unlockable ship, for those that put in the time. For shooter fans enjoying the second release of the Shooting Live 20XX collection, Minus Zero, Degica is hosting a competition running from today until 8 p.m. (CST) on June 20. Details are below.

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Degica bringing Triangle’s Shmups Skill Test to Steam on June 9

Shooting Love 20XX (PC) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Degica introduced PC gamers to Triangle Services’ catalog last year with DeltaZeal and XiiZeal, and they’re looking to expand it throughout 2016. Starting on June 9, the go-to publisher for shooters will begin rolling out the four titles that comprise the Shooting Love 20XX collection with the release of Shmups Skill Test. The collection of mini-games will evaluate the player’s skill based on several criteria, including dodging, shooting, and judgment. In addition to a score, the game will also return a gamer age. Up to four (local) players will be able to try their hand at the trials, which can be played individually or at random. The collection’s remaining titles—Minus Zero, TriZeal Remix, and ExZeal—will be released in the near future.

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H1Z1: King of the Kill gets new Ignition competitive mode

H1Z1 King of the Kill (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Ignition Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new competitive mode has launched for H1Z1: King of the Kill, Ignition. Similar to Battle Royale, the new addition pits 150 players in an all-out battle where each gets an ATV and a pack of explosives. The human missiles must scavenge for kit and weapons before making it to one of several safe zones before a countdown hits zero. Players who fail to reach a sanctuary, or leave a safe zone before the timer resets, will explode. As the match progresses, players will have access to fewer zones.

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(PC Review) RefRain -prism memories–

(PC Review) RefRain -prism memories–

“… a mechanic-rich shooter that has a lot to offer players looking to put in a little extra wrist work.”

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RefRain -prism memories- now available on Steam for Windows PC

RefRain -prism memories-(PC) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

RefRain -prism memories-, a cyberpunk-style bullet-hell shooter, has hit Steam, courtesy of Degica. Players have access to three unique ships that they must pilot like (skilled) maniacs, because unlike many shooters, RefRain’s design emphasizes aggressive play. To ensure that players don’t play it too safe, damaging enemies charges powerful special attacks, and the gauge that holds the charge can be replenished faster by transforming projectiles into prisms.

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After Mars, Doom to head to Indianapolis for Grand Prix, 500

Doom (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Indy Car Announcement - Header

In a bit of news that I don’t think many saw coming, ZeniMax will be dabbling in racing with the debut of the Doom car at the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis on May 14. SMP Racing driver Mikhail Aleshin will be behind the wheel of the No. 7 car, and he will again take it out in the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 29. The livery was revealed this morning, and a trailer mixing shots of the car with gameplay can be viewed below. For those wanting to check out all of the action, Aleshin will be on the track at 11 in the morning for the first practice.

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Doom gets messy with shotguns, demon guts in launch trailer

Doom (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Multiplayer Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 5

Doom hits store shelves and digital outlets next week, and to get everyone’s trigger finger itching, Bethesda has released a launch trailer. id Software’s return to the series finds the Doom Marine once again knee-deep among the dead, and the minions of Hell. The reboot will feature a single-player campaign, multiplayer, and the SnapMap game editor to create and share levels. (WADs? It’s 1993 all over again!)

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Touhou Genso Rondo: Bullet Ballet headed stateside September 9

Touhou Genso Rondo Bullet Ballet (PS4) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Cubetype’s hybrid twin-stick shooter/fighter Touhou Genso Rondo: Bullet Ballet will be blasting its way onto PS4 on September 9. The game will be available digitally and physically, and as a limited edition bundled with an art book, art cards, a soundtrack, and bonus downloadable content. Players will be able to choose from 10 different characters to compete in one-on-one combat using shooter mechanics to learn about each in Story Mode. After perfecting the use of spell cards and customized projectiles, players can then try their hand at fighting others over PSN.

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Cave’s Dodonpachi Daifukkatsu hitting Steam later this year

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Degica will once again be porting over a Cave shooter to PC, Dodonpachi Daifukkatsu. Released in Europe for Xbox 360 as Dodonpachi Resurrection, the bullet-hell-style horizontal shooter will feature three ships with their own style of play, two-player co-op, and support for Steam trading cards, cloud saves, and leaderboards. As a daring pilot, players must stop an android, known as Next EXY, and her band of Elemental Dolls from altering history.

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(PlayStation 4 Review) Dariusburst: Chronicle Saviours – Sega Bundle

(PlayStation 4 Review) Dariusburst: Chronicle Saviours – Sega Pack

“… utilizes a nostalgic trio in such unpredictable, imaginative ways that it is a must-download for fans.”

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