Saturday, December 18, 2010

The Japhei Xmas / Christmas 2010 Video Game Buying Guide

By now you are reading this and Christmas is one week away. You are saying to yourself it is a little late to be buying something for that someone special who happens to love Japanese Arcade games. Well fear not because it is never to late!

I am going to be covering some of the games that are released this year and the consoles which they are sold.

NOTE this does contain some games that were published in the USA and are not Arcade related but are worth picking up.

Fast Striker

Capcom Arcade
Dodonpachi Daifukkatsu
Espgaluda 2
Mushihimesama Bug Panic

Blazblue Continuum Shift
Need For Speed Hot Pursuit
Super Street Fighter IV
Time Crisis Razing Storm

Afterburner Climax
Sodner X2

Metal Slug XX
Tekken 6

Donkey Kong Country Returns
Golden Eye 007
Mario Sports MIX (Due in USA Next Year)

Xbox 360
Blazblue Continuum Shift
Deathsmiles 2X
Dodonpachi Daifukkatsu
Espgaluda 2 Black Label
Mushihimesama Futari 1.5 (BEST)
Need For Speed Hot Pursuit
Super Street Fighter IV

Afterburner Climax
Earthworm Jim HD
King Of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match
King Of Fighters Sky Stage
Metal Slug XX
Neo Geo Battle Colisieum

Any of these games make a great gift and are a excellent purchase in my opinion. Do yourself a favor and play any of the awesome titles above.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Sturmwind a new Shmup announced for Dreamcast due 2011 by Redspotgames

Redspot games has announced a new horizontial shmup for Dreamcast called Sturmwind. The game features 16 levels as well as unlockable trophies and a hybrid 2/3d game engine. Sturmwind is planned for release sometime in 2011. More info can be found on Redspotgames website.

Along with Fast Striker we now have 2 Dreamcast releases to look forward to. Some gameplay video can be seen below.


Sunday, December 5, 2010

Mile-Stone Shooting Collection 2 with 5 games 1 disc for Wii December 30th 2010

Mile-Stone Shooting Collection 2 was announced for Wii. It features 5 ports from the Sega Naomi Arcade system on 1 disc. Chaos Field, Illvelo, Karous ,Radirgy , and Radirgy Noah. The planned release is December 30th 2010 for 4,800 Yen. This will probally get a USA release sometime next year as I would find it hard for a publisher to pass up. If you like Mile-Stone shmups this is the definitive collection of their catalogue.