Review: Tengai for Nintendo Switch

Tengai, known as Sengoku Blade in Japan, is the 1996 sequel to Psikyo’s first arcade shoot-em-up, Samurai Aces. Samurai Aces is a vertically scrolling shoot-em-up which stood out from the crowd in 1993 thanks to it’s lovely feudal Japanese steampunk design and eclectic bunch of pilot characters. Read my review of Samurai Aces for Nintendo … Continue reading Review: Tengai for Nintendo Switch

Round-up of latest retro games heading to Nintendo Switch

News about retro game re-releases on Nintendo Switch has been coming in thick and fast lately. This is a round-up of the best retro games coming soon to Nintendo's console. Aero Fighters 3 The next ACA NeoGeo game heading to Nintendo Switch is the Video System shoot-em-up Aero Fighters 3. The game is due out this … Continue reading Round-up of latest retro games heading to Nintendo Switch

Review: Samurai Aces for Nintendo Switch

Japanese publisher Zerodiv has done a sterling job of bringing Psikyo’s classic arcade shoot ‘em ups to the Nintendo Switch. Their latest offering, Samurai Aces (Sengoku Ace in Japan), released in arcades in 1993 and is actually Psikyo’s first shooter. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it If you’ve played any of Psikyo’s vertically-scrolling shoot … Continue reading Review: Samurai Aces for Nintendo Switch

More great Psikyo games heading to Nintendo Switch

The Japanese publisher Zerodiv has recently announced that they will be bringing 3 more Psikyo arcade games to the Nintendo Switch: Samurai Aces, Sol Divide and Taisen Hot Gimmick. Samurai Aces (Sengoku Ace in Japan) is Psikyo's first arcade game and was originally released in 1993. It's a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up with a … Continue reading More great Psikyo games heading to Nintendo Switch

Review: Strikers 1945 II for Nintendo Switch

Fans of top-down shoot ‘em ups will be pleased that yet another blast from the past has returned in the form of Psikyo’s excellent Strikers 1945 II. The game, ported by Zerodiv, adds to a growing library of quality arcade games which are quickly turning the Switch into a retro gamer’s dream. But does this … Continue reading Review: Strikers 1945 II for Nintendo Switch