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Some Games of 2011

I didn’t play enough of the big games to make a “Best of 2011” list. I didn’t think I bought that many either, although my spreadsheet lists 57 items. Instead I’ll go through that list and pick out the games … Continue reading

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Dodonpachi Daifukkatsu ver1.5 – 1CC GET!

It was announced today┬áthat Dodonpachi Daifukkatsu would be getting a European release on the Xbox 360 later this year (as Dodonpachi Resurrection). This was a huge surprise and it’s excellent to see a 2nd Cave shmup getting released in Europe, … Continue reading

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Mega Black Label 1CC (2nd Cave 1CC?)

So I achieved my first Cave 1CC on the 21st Feb on the excelled DeathSmiles port on the Xbox 360. I struggled for a week to repeat it. I thought that the only Cave 1CC I would ever do might … Continue reading

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First Cave 1CC!

So, despite my best efforts, I still haven’t been able to do better than I recorded here on Mushihime-sama Futari Black Label despite much play. And then I bought an Asian Xbox 360 along with Dodonpachi Daifukkatsu ver1.5 and Ketsui. … Continue reading

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Can I get any closer to the 1CC?

So, I’ve been playing Mushihime-sama Futari Black Label (by shmup masters Cave) on the Xbox 360 for quite a while now. Pushing for the 1CC but have never managed it. Previously I’ve only ever got a 1CC on Psyvariar 2 … Continue reading

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Guwange – Xbox Live Arcade – First Impressions

After a huge string of disc only releases, Cave finally brings one of their back catalogue of shmups to the Xbox Live Arcade. Which also means worldwide region-free release, happily. Its a strange beast though. It is pretty unlike any … Continue reading

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Space Invaders: Infinity Gene – Xbox Live Arcade – First Impressions

Okay, so I’ve been downloading a lot of Xbox Live shooters this evening. One reason might be so I can use more of my arcade stick without resorting to purchasing a Japanese/Asian Xbox 360. Please note that the following are … Continue reading

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