We love shmups here at BSMH. Todays cover art is of an obscure side scrolling shooter called Hellfire. It was developed by Toaplan who made the infamous Zero Wing (“All your base are belong to us“). This cover is really typical for the shootemup genre, but cool nonetheless.
It was originally an arcade game; then later released on both the PC Engine and Sega Genesis … [ Read More... ]
So imagine a game with the tag line “A hyper-speed shoot out in space”… A game called Phalanx on the SNES did. What would you imagine?
Well according to some dude who worked at Kemco, you’re wrong. Obviously, its an old hill billy and his banjo. Yeah, maybe they were appealing to America’s grassroots schmup crowd? I think they should’ve been fired.… [ Read More... ]