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Video Spotlight: SEGASonic Cosmo Fighter Galaxy Patrol ROM Released, Direct Feed Video Now Available

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

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The ROM file for the recently dumped and extremely rare Sonic shoot-em-up SEGASonic Cosmo Fighter Galaxy Patrol has finally been compiled and released by DaGuAr and MAME World’s Dumping Union. This means we have direct feed gameplay footage of the game in action courtesy of Ash the Dragon. Check it out below:

SEGASonic Cosmo Fighter Galaxy Patrol was a 1993 arcade-only Sonic release that up until this week had never been dumped to play in MAME.

[Source: Ash the Dragon on YouTube]

Hucast Reveal Redux 2 for Dreamcast

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

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Hucast return for another entry in their DUX series with the reveal of Redux 2 for Dreamcast. Redux 2 will follow in its forbears’ footsteps by being a horizontal scrolling shoot-em-up in the vein of R-Type. It has been revealed that the game will feature 2 player co-op.

No release date has been revealed at this time. You can read our review of the first Redux by clicking here.

Ghost Blade Release Set for September 17th

Monday, April 20th, 2015

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Hucast’s next Dreamcast release is the vertical-scrolling shooter Ghost Blade and after a serious set-back when the previous programmer left the project, the game is now set for a release this year on September the 17th.

You can pre-order the game now. A standard and special edition is available with the standard simply featuring the game and a manual while the special edition also includes the game’s soundtrack on a separate disc.

Pre-order the standard version by clicking here or pre-order the special edition by clicking here.

New Mega Drive Shmup in Development Called Antarex

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

A new Mega Drive game is in development!

Homebrew devs 1985 Alternativo are currently hard at work developing Antarex; a new shoot em up for the Mega Drive. Check out the latest gameplay trailer below:

Antarex currently has no release date. The game seems to have been in development for quite some time as a video featuring it went live in November 2013. We’ll keep you up-to-date regarding Antarex as we learn more.

[Source: SEGAShiro]

Review: Fire Mustang for the SEGA Mega Drive

Monday, January 5th, 2015

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We love our shmups at SEGADriven and we’ve recently been playing quite a few on the Mega Drive. For today’s review we’ve decided to take a look at World War II-themed shooter Fire Mustang, a game that never made it out of Japan.

Click here to read our full review of Fire Mustang for the SEGA Mega Drive.

Review: Neo XYX

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

It’s my favourite irregularly occurring time again! New Dreamcast game time! This time NG:Dev.Team deliver a new shoot-em-up in the form of Neo XYX which marks the 2nd vertical shmup from the developer and the first to feature a portrait resolution. What did we think? Click below to find out!

Click here to go straight to the Neo XYX review.

Review: DUX, DUX 1.5 and Redux: Dark Matters

Saturday, February 8th, 2014

A new review!? That doesn’t happen very often!

Today I bring you a bumper review in the form of 3 Dreamcast indie games. We have decided to review DUX, DUX 1.5 and Redux: Dark Matters as a single, bumper review simply because the games are so similar and it’s a lot easier to compare the pros and cons against each of the games.

Click here to be taken to the full review or alternatively go the Dreamcast section under ‘First Party Reviews’ on our sidebar.

Empire of Steel Getting Re-Released for 3DS in Japan

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Mega Drive shmup Empire of Steel (or Steel Empire depending on what region you live in) is being re-released on the Japanese 3DS eShop.

No other details like release dates or whether it’s a port of the Mega Drive or GBA remake where revealed. There’s also no indication to whether the steam punk shmup is even a port at all and not an entirely new remake. More on this as we get it.

[Source: Siliconera]

Video Spotlight: Sturmwind Launch Trailer

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

To celebrate the launch of Duranik and redspotgames’ Dreamcast shmup Sturmwind tomorrow, a new trailer is available for your viewing pleasure:

[Source: Duranik on Facebook]

Sturmwind Releases on Dreamcast April 24th

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Regular and limited edition copies of Sturmwind, the new shoot-em-up for Dreamcast, will launch on April 24th. The long delayed shmup from Duranik and Redspotgames is finally getting released!

Check out the full press release below:

The fierce enemy‘s troops have already reached our world‘s doorsteps and we are running out of time! Our reconnaissance drones have detected 16 promising locations for our search of „Mother“, the planet of our living ancestors.

After several development steps by Duranik and redspotgames the launch date for your mission is clear.

Sturmwind pilots, your all-dominant mission will begin on April 24th 2013. All documents will be sent to you until this very date.

Fight over 20 boss enemies in 16 levels. In addition to the so-called “Award Trophy System”, there will also be an internet highscore list in which your performance can compete against each other worldwide.

Your wings of steel are now our last resort.

Stay ready for further instructions. Over and out.

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