Tag: Axelay

  • Gallery This Incredible Axelay Art Proves We Need A Modern Remake

    Created by Housemarque's Tomi Väisänen

    While the end credits of Konami's stunning SNES shmup Axelay promised a sequel, we sadly never got one – and the game remains a true one-of-a-kind thanks to its gorgeous visuals, fantastic level design and brilliant music. Someone else who is clearly a huge fan is Housemarque's Tomi Väisänen. When he's...

  • Random Someone Cloned Axelay On The NES, Because Why Not

    Seriously impressive stuff

    It never ceases to amaze us how far modern-day developers can push retro hardware. From elaborate tech demos to fully-fledged ports, programmers are willing to push vintage systems to the absolute limit, forcing them to produce visuals that, back in the day, would have been unthinkable. Take the work of French developer...

  • Review Axelay (Wii U eShop / SNES)

    Restoring some Life Force to the 2D shooter

    When you run through the list of prolific Japanese software houses during the 8 and 16-bit eras, Konami's name is usually pretty close to the top. Like rivals Capcom and Namco, it benefited from the incredible global success of the Nintendo's NES and many of its classic franchises gained astonishing...