A Fistful of Bullets
Twin-stick shooters generally have a lot in common with one another. Most of the time, they’ll throw an absurd amount of enemies in your direction, and it’s often an exercise in basic survival against the odds, with bullets flying in every direction possible. Colt Canyon certainly displays aspects of this, but it’s an...
Opposable thumbs required
Twin-stick shooters are ruddy good fun, right? It's a genre that allows you to just switch off your brain for a few minutes at a time while you blast enemies into the abyss. All you need is a couple of analogue sticks and a thirst for destruction and you're ready to go! We've already got a list for the best shmup games on...
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Deals or no deals?
The weekend has finally rolled around and it is time to kick back with a spot of the ol' gaming. Before we get to that, though, let's have a quick look at some of the highlights from the world of Nintendo this week. There have been two overarching themes in the last seven days: offers and ocarinas. In the former camp, we have...
Here are our picks, but what are yours?
We've finally made it to the end of yet another busy week, this time full of exciting Pokémon reveals, a surprising commitment to Switch from EA, and even an Animal Crossing island made by KFC of all things. Now, though, it's time for us to sit and chat about our weekend
Burnout Paradise Remastered, Ninjala and Jump Rope Challenge!
The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Nintendo Switch: Burnout Paradise...
Burnout! Paradise! Remastered!
The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch Retail - New Releases: Burnout Paradise Remastered (EA, 19th Jun,...
Rogue dead redemption
For those of you eyeballing the Old West action on other consoles with jealousy, there's a 2D stranger just waltzed into town. Colt Canyon is a retro-flavoured roguelike where you take control of various gunmen and bring justice to the West, pixel-by-pixel. Headup Games has released details describing a handcrafted world with...
Take your revolver and rescue your partner in this atmospheric and punchy roguelike game.
Colt Canyon is a 2D pixel art shooter where you control a cowboy, or one of the many other unlockable characters, whose mission is to save his kidnapped partner from the ruthless bandits. Take your gun and TNT and shoot your way through a hostile canyon full of hidden treasures, weapons, obstacles and all kinds of bloodthirsty scum.
Maybe you can save more people than just your partner. But watch out. Once you got your partner your job is not done. You'll also have to get back home...
- Range of characters and weapons to play and unlock
- Dynamic and immersive environments and enemies
- AI-Controlled companions
- Local Coop
- Upgrades for you and your companions
- Randomized, persistent and open levels
- Strategic stealth and fast-paced action
- Boss Fights
- Roguelike elements
- High replayability
- Beautiful minimalistic pixel art
- Punchy particle effects
- and much more...
Inspired and polished to perfection after spending countless hours in many fantastic big and small games of similar genres and settings!