Cover Art: Super R-Type (SNES)

Ah the glory days… stage memorization… brutal difficulty… continues… Check out this freaky cover art of Irem’s Super R-Type for the Super Nintendo.

You can still play this shmup today, just pick it up at your local used crap store. It’s also available for the Nintendo Wii’s Virtual Console.

Super R-Type Wiki

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Hitman Absolution: 47 Finds His Voice, Bateson Confirmed

It seems IO finally wised up, after a huge back lash to their idiotic recasting of 47, they finally brought David Bateson back for the 5th Hitman game, just as the gods had intended all along.

David Bateson (wikipedia)

Long time Hitman fans can finally stop sending death threats to IO and Square Enix, for their demands are met. Despite the worries, it seems Absolution is finding … [ Read More... ]

Valve launches Steam Greenlight

Valve has officially launched its new Steam feature called Greenlight. This is an indie game developers dream come true. After months of testing with indie developers Steam now is allowing its users to judge and decide what indie games will make it on to the Steam store.

We’ve been working on this feature for the last few months with the input from a group of indie partners, [ Read More... ]

Metal Gear Solid Hollywood movie being produced by Avi Arad

Hideo Kojima proudly announced that there is a Metal Gear Solid movie on the way at todays Metal Gear 25th Anniversary event in Tokyo, Japan. This came as one of three big announcements, the other two being Metal Gear Solid 5 / Ground Zeroes & Metal Gear Solid Social Ops.

Konami and Kojima announced that Israeli-American film producer Avi Arad will be producing the film. Avi Arad has had … [ Read More... ]