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So this is a bit of an odd one. Back in late 2012/early 2013, Under Defeat HD came to PS3 and Xbox 360 in Japan and Europe. In North America, Rising Star released the remaster of G.rev's Dreamcast and arcade helicopter shoot-em-up exclusively for PS3. Why? Well, we could speculate, but the answer's...

August 27th 2014 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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Welcome to Living in the Past, a weekly column about what's new in old games. Now get off our lawn. Vertical shooters don't really mix well with HDTVs and their 16-by-9 aspect ratios. They would if people were crazy enough to turn their TVs sideways, but that's generally not the most feasible optio...

December 18th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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G.Rev's Under Defeat was already part of a "new generation" of shooters when it was released in arcades in 2005 and on Dreamcast in 2006 – at least, compared with what most people would think of as the "golden age" for the genre in the late '80s and early '90s.And now, six years later, Under...

November 19th 2012 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Under Defeat, a vertical shooter by G.Rev, was originally an arcade game, and then it saw home release on the Dreamcast in Japan – in 2006, long after the Dreamcast's natural lifespan had ended.Under Defeat returns this fall in high definition, on the PS3, a platform that is currently being s...

October 5th 2012 at 5:30pm 0 Comments