Pythetron: Gradius-like shooter hits Kickstarter

Ryan Lambie News Mar 25, 2015

Looking for a 2D shooter with 3D graphics, like Gradius V? Then check out the Kickstarter for Pythetron...

Games nobody talks about anymore: Parodius

Ryan Lambie Feature Feb 14, 2015

Starting in 1988, the Parodius games brought a riot of imagination to the shooting genre. Ryan looks back to a brilliantly surreal series...

The side-scrolling shooter: 1980-2004?

Ryan Lambie Feature Aug 18, 2014

Once an arcade mainstay, the side-scrolling shooter seems to be dwindling from existence. Ryan looks back at a sadly neglected genre...

Top 50 retro videogame box designs

Ryan Lambie Odd List Apr 12, 2013

Covering the years 1982 to 1992, we take a look back at 50 of our favourite videogame box designs...

Shoot the core: Looking back at Gradius

Ryan Lambie News Aug 22, 2010

Konami’s Gradius reaches its quarter-century this year. Here’s our look back at a classic 2D shooter…