Tag Archives: shootemups

Cover Art: Einhänder (Playstation)

Squaresoft usually makes people think of RPGs, but they also made a superb shmup called Einhänder for the Sony Playstation. This artwork is simple and is from the Japanese version of the game released in 1997. It’s also seen as the title screen artwork. The US version has a 3D rendered ship.

Basically, you get the joy of Square production values from the 90s combined with a fun and … [ Read More... ]

SHMUPS: Enforcer (C64)

I’m pretty “into” shoot’em ups, aka shmups. I’m not gonna brag and say I’m great at them, or even good at them for that matter… but I enjoy the design of them… I enjoy the brutal difficulty of them.

I’ve recently discovered a little known title called, Enforcer: Fullmetal Megablaster. It originally came out on the Commodore 64, way late in the systems life in 1992. It’s … [ Read More... ]