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Posts tagged “Taito”

Undertale DLC hits Taito rhythm ’em up Groove Coaster

Undertale's spectacular soundtrack has found a new home today, in an unlikely partnership with old arcade studio Taito and their minimalist rhythm game Groove Coaster. Being that these are two games I regularly return to (although Groove Coaster mostly lives on my phone), it's a pairing I'm plenty happy with. While sadly only four tracks, they've picked some good ones for this DLC, and the…

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Rhythm hit Groove Coaster drops the beat on PC in July

Taito's Groove Coaster series has been a mainstay in both arcades and on mobile for yonks now. A one or two-button rhythm game with simple sprites and vector graphics paired with a broad range of Japanese electronica, often featuring Taito's quirky in-house band Zuntata. An unusual pick for a PC port, but as someone with it constantly installed on their phone I'm certainly not complaining that Degica…

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Blast-off in Space Invaders Extreme demo

So. This isn't a new game. In fact, it's basically the oldest game. There's nothing in modern games we would have without Space Invaders, including the excellent Adam Sandler films Pixels. You remember Pixels right? It made $244,000,000 in 2015, because in 2015 we were all very stupid and bad. Not me though. I have been and always will be the most not stupid person…

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Space Invaders Extreme takes the classic shooter clubbing next month

Space Invaders Extreme might be late to the party, but it still knows how to please a crowd. Originally released for the Nintendo DS back in 2008 and eventually updated and remixed on the Xbox 360, it puts a music-synced, beat-heavy spin on the shmup genre progenitor, and it's coming to PC next month. Shmup-loving publisher Degica are following up the release of Extreme with…

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