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NieR: Automata
NieR: Automata

RPG 23 February 2017

Third-person perspective action game with RPG features and a sequel to the warmly-received production created by Cavia in 2010. The second installment was created by a different developer – Platinum Games known for the Bayonetta series. Despite that, Tarou Yokou, the creator of the first game, retained his position as the director of the project. The game takes place in distant future in which Earth was destroyed due to war against deadly machines.

Cuphead
Cuphead

Arcade 29 September 2017

A two-dimensional action game with designs resembling old cartoon movies, which is a debut production of StudioMDHR, an independent developer. In Cuphead, we assume the role of a gambling addict that loses his soul to the devil during one of his sessions. To retrieve it, he needs to work off its equivalent. When it comes to mechanics, the game is a 2D fighting game with a degree of platforming elements – we participate in continuous 1v1 fights, taking place on special 2D arenas.

Enter the Gungeon
Enter the Gungeon

Action 05 April 2016

A unique mix of a classic dungeon crawler and a dynamic, two-dimensional shooter from the debuting American studio, Dodge Roll. We play as a hero seeking for the legendary weapon that can change the past of a distant planet. To achieve his goal, he must explore the eponymous ancient temple where many dangers and surprises await him. Featuring a top-down view, the game tasks us with exploration of randomly generated levels of the temple.

Sonic Mania
Sonic Mania

Arcade 15 August 2017

A 3D platformer that came out as a reboot of one of the most popular adventure game series, featuring the titular Sonic the Hedgehog. This production was created by a SEGA’s subsidiary, Sonic Team, employing people who helped create the series and its most important iterations.

Orbital Bullet
Orbital Bullet

Action 2022

Platform action game with roguelike elements, in which by observing the hero from the side, we eliminate the ranks of enemies. In Orbital Bullet the individual stages are based on the circle plan, and during the game we not only move around the board but also shoot.

Panzer Dragoon: Remake
Panzer Dragoon: Remake

Action 26 March 2020

Remake of the cult third-person shooter "on rails" from 1995, in which we play the role of a rider flying on the back of an armored dragon. The developer of the title, trying to recreate the look and feel of the original, is the Polish studio MegaPixel.

Metal Slug Code: J
Metal Slug Code: J

Action August 2021

Metal Slug Code: J is an old-school shooter with platformer elements. It is a mobile version of a popular cycle from arcade machines and consoles. The game retains the two-dimensional gameplay of the classic parts of the series, but offers a three-dimensional graphic design that retains the brand atmosphere.

Sky Force Reloaded
Sky Force Reloaded

Action 02 June 2016

An oldschool shooter inspired by arcade classics. Sky Force Reloaded was produced by Polish studio Infinite Dreams, the creators of the two previous installments in the series: Sky Force from 2004 and Sky Force from 2014. In the game the player controls a fighter jet which automatically flies in one direction (towards the top of the screen). Player is tasked with shooting down incoming enemy units and avoiding being hit or crashing into obstacles.

Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course
Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course

Arcade 2021

Official add-on to one of the best accepted independent games of 2017. The expansion introduces new levels, bosses and the third playable character, Miss Chalice.

Metal Slug XX
Metal Slug XX

Action 23 December 2009

The next installment of the popular series of two-dimensional shooters. We rub in the form of a brave commander, eliminating the enemies we meet. We also sit at the helm of armored machines, including the title tank.

Contra: Rogue Corps
Contra: Rogue Corps

Action 24 September 2019

Twin-stick shooter, in which we take control of one of the four highly diverse heroes and compete with the army of space invaders, playing alone or in the company of other players. Contra: Rogue Corps represents Konami's iconic series.

Metal Slug 3
Metal Slug 3

Action 25 May 2004

Re-edition of the classic two-dimensional shooting, which originally debuted on the NeoGeo console. We have a dozen or so different boards to overcome. We only deal with the liquidation of enemies appearing on the screen.

Resogun
Resogun

Arcade 15 November 2013

Innovative shoot 'em up, which was created by the producers of the Super Stardust series. During the game we play the role of the pilot of a spacecraft fighting the invasion of aliens. The title has a multiplayer mode and allows players to cooperate with each other.

Re-Loaded
Re-Loaded

Action 01 December 1996

A brutal top-down shooter, a continuation of the Loaded game released on PlayStation and Sega Saturn. In the game we play the role of bloodthirsty antiheroes, who are sent to defeat the crazy C.H.E.B.A. - a villain whose brain was transplanted into the body of a hermit-artist. The gameplay boils down to wandering through completely twisted worlds and brutal elimination of hostile enemies using a large arsenal of deadly weapons.

The Disney Afternoon Collection
The Disney Afternoon Collection

Arcade 18 April 2017

A collection of six action games based on classic Disney cartoons. The collection was developed by Capcom and it contains games that were released in late 80s and early 90s on Nintendo Entertainment System. The Disney Afternoon Collection contains the following titles: DuckTales (1989), Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers (1990), TaleSpin (1991), Darkwing Duck (1992), Chip n’ Dale Rescue Rangers 2 (1993) and Duck Tales 2 (1993). All titles were remastered and adapted to modern gaming platforms.

Fury Unleashed
Fury Unleashed

Action 08 May 2020

A dynamic action platform game with roguelike features. The game was developed by the Polish studio Awesome Games. In Badass Hero the action is presented from a side perspective. The game focuses on exploration of a randomly generated comic book-like world, avoiding many traps and obstacles, and on combat with encountered enemies. The protagonist can use various shotguns, machine guns, rocket launchers, and grenade launchers.

Aces of the Luftwaffe: Squadron
Aces of the Luftwaffe: Squadron

Action 17 November 2017

The second part of the Aces of the Luftwaffe series, in which the task of the players is to repel the German invasion of the United States. Aces of the Luftwaffe: Squadron can be played not only alone, but also with up to three players in a local cooperation mode.

Sine Mora
Sine Mora

Action 21 March 2012

Sine Mora is a steampunk action game created by Japanese studio Grasshopper Manufacture in cooperation with Hungarian Digital Reality. The game refers to classic shoot up shooters, enriching them with innovative elements, including the ability to manipulate time.

Tower 57
Tower 57

Action 16 November 2017

An old-school 2D shooter developed by Pixwerk in cooperation with 11 bit studios. The game is inspired by classic 16-bit hits, such as the Chaos Engine series. The action of Tower 57 takes place in a devastated dieselpunk world, where gigantic towers are the only places harboring what remains of human civilization. The story focuses on the adventures of a group of daredevils who attempt to infiltrate the titular Tower 57.

Crimsonland
Crimsonland

Action 11 June 2014

Extremely simple, dexterity two-dimensional shooter. Players take on the role of a futuristic soldier and in closed arenas they fight waves of aliens and mutants. During the game we can use 30 types of weapons and several dozen abilities modifying the game. The title supports the local co-op mode for up to four people.

Contra Anniversary Collection
Contra Anniversary Collection

Action 11 June 2019

A set consisting of eight games from the Contra series, released on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the Konami company. The Konami 50th Anniversary Collection - Contra compilation is complemented by an ebook which contains lots of information from behind the scenes.

Metal Slug
Metal Slug

Arcade 01 January 1997

The first installment of the popular Metal Slug series, which debuted in 1996 on arcade machines. Over the course of time, production went on new platforms, allowing their users to face the soldiers commanded by the sinister General Morden.

GRIDD: Retroenhanced
GRIDD: Retroenhanced

Action 16 May 2017

A rail shooter game developed by the independent Italian developer Antab Studio. GRIDD: Retroenhanced draws its inspirations from both cyberpunk and hacker culture of the 1980s. The player gets to assume the role of an operator of a battle ship that traverses the virtual reality with a task to bypass a computer defense system and defeat a dangerous Artificial Intelligence. During the game, one gets to sweep through procedurally generated maps and fight numerous enemies.

R-Type Dimensions EX
R-Type Dimensions EX

Arcade 04 February 2009

Two classic shooters known from gaming salons (R-Type and R-Type II) in a completely new and refreshed version. Good fun is guaranteed by: a dozen or so levels, an extensive system of weapon modifications and a cooperative mode.

X-Morph: Defense
X-Morph: Defense

Action 30 August 2017

Developed by an independent studio called Exor, X-Morph: Defense is an original twin-stick shooter with tower defense elements. The game shows an unpleasant vision of the future, in which the Earth has fallen victim to an alien invasion. Instead of defending the Blue Planet, the player assumes control over an Alien ship with an objective to face waves of human adversaries and defend enormous devices extracting resources and altering the Earth’s atmosphere.

Sky Force Anniversary
Sky Force Anniversary

Action 22 October 2014

A remake of Sky Force - extremely warmly-received shoot'em up released in 2004. Players take control of futuristic fighters to stop the army of General Mantis trying to conquer the world.