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If you've played Taito's beautifully abstract iOS music game, Groove Coaster, you probably want more of Taito's beautifully abstract iOS music game, Groove Coaster. And you'll have it. During an interview today, producer Reisuke Ishida told Joystiq: "People can expect to see more Groove Coaster in...

March 9th 2012 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Taito designer Reisuke Ishida devoted a GDC panel to "five techniques for making an unforgettable game," and his most interesting tip for accomplishing that was perhaps counterintuitive: don't make it perfect.Perfect games, argued Ishida, are boring. In Space Invaders Infinity Gene, for example, he...

March 9th 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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It's a Christmas miracle! Taito Claus has bestowed five new downloadable Groove Coaster songs upon all the good little vector dots and Invader icons of the world -- including a techno-y Christmas tune. We're not going to be listening for the tapping of reindeer feet this Christmas because...

December 19th 2011 at 11:30pm 0 Comments
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After engagements on iOS, PSN, and XBLA, the techno-trippy, genetics-themed shmup Space Invaders Infinity Gene is mutating into an Android game. The shooter will be available for purchase tomorrow on the Android Market for $5. If you're an Android adherent, and at all interested in the idea of a...

September 6th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Reisuke Ishida, the creator of Taito's mobile/XBLA/PSN shmup, Space Invaders Infinity Gene, is working on a new game called Groove Coaster. No details -- no release date, platform, or even genre -- have been revealed, but the teaser site offers some clues. A pulsating graphic of an Invader with...

July 15th 2011 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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Square Enix has made it possible to enjoy the excellent Space Invaders Infinity Gene soundtrack, by Taito "house band" Zuntata, for use even outside of shmup-related activities. The publisher has released the album on CD, the Amazon MP3 Store and iTunes (and mora in Japan), bundling all the trac...

April 15th 2011 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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Do you hate aliens more than every single one of Will Smith's cinematic personas combined? We don't blame you: Extraterrestrials are the worst. We plan on getting some cathartic release with next week's XBLA deals, which mark down a few of the platform's more anti-alien titles.

February 4th 2011 at 1:40pm 0 Comments
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Tomorrow's PSN update will be notable for what it adds to the PlayStation Store, though you may be a little fonder of what it's set to remove: fifty percent from the price of 11 games in an "11 for 2011" sale. Among the discounted games are Double's Fine enchanting Costume Quest for $7.49, hypnot...

January 24th 2011 at 3:40pm 0 Comments
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It's a relatively quiet week for the PSN update ... unless you count the explosions from all-out wormy warfare in Worms 2 Armageddon. The first downloadable PlayStation Move game, Tumble, also makes it debut alongside demos for Move titles Racquet Sports and EyePet. There are also discounts this w...

September 14th 2010 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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The Square Enix Downloadable Games Twitter account has brought excellent news to those of us who despise UFOs and want to see them destroyed in an ever-increasing variety of ways: The company tweeted that the PSN and XBLA versions of Space Invaders Infinity Gene will arrive in September. The game's...

August 30th 2010 at 6:00pm 0 Comments