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If you're the type to never pay retail on anything, especially video games, the like-minded misers at the Cheap Ass Gamers community have found two worthwhile Wii deals for you: Bully: Scholarship Edition - $26.99 (Amazon) Castle of Shikigami III - $19.99 (GameStop) If you haven't looked...

July 6th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

In case you can't tell all the Wii shooters apart, Castle of Shikigami III is one of the few that comes on a disc, and the one in which you play a flying butler. That should help you keep them straight. Here's a handy mnemonic device: butler. It's apparently coming out next week (we hope...

May 6th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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In a bizarre turn of events, two new scrolling shooters will face off for the money of the tiny audience who buys scrolling shooters on May 6th (well, probably May 7th, since the games ship on the 6th). Both Majesco's Blast Works: Build, Trade, Destroy and Aksys Games' Castle of Shikigami III will b...

April 14th 2008 at 12:45pm 0 Comments

Aksys Games' Shikigami no Shiro III may not have enjoyed amazing first-day sales in Japan, but we're still glad it's coming to North America. If you're clueless to the whole thing here, hit up the video above. Basically, you just shoot the crap out of everything in sight. We're sure there's more to...

March 19th 2008 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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Once upon a time sprite-based shoot-em-ups, or shmups as the kids would say, were all the rage, casting players in the role of spaceships, witches on broomsticks, and even penguins as they blasted away at anything that moved while deftly avoiding a seemingly nonstop stream of bullets. It was a simp...

December 17th 2007 at 10:15am 0 Comments