A fusion of classic light-gun shooters and dating sim, Gal*Gun Double Peace is a game that looks like candy-coloured fluff but features a surprising amount of hidden depth.
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Gal*Gun: Introduction and History - With the advent of HDTVs and their different method of producing an image compared to old-school CRTs, one genre of game has largely fallen by the wayside: the light-gun shooter. With that said, however, there are a number of developers out there keeping the soul — if not the exact execution — of this classic arcade genre … Continue reading Gal*Gun: Introduction and History
Gal*Gun: Dating on Rails - Although Gal*Gun Double Peace has the trappings of an arcade-style light-gun shooter, there’s a lot more going on in the game than simply pointing and shooting. We no longer live in an age where a release like Namco’s original PlayStation port of Time Crisis is acceptable to modern consumers, at least at full retail price; players need … Continue reading Gal*Gun: Dating on Rails
Gal*Gun: Narrative, Themes and Characterisation - Gal*Gun Double Peace is about much more than just shooting pretty girls until they fall over in quasi-orgasmic states: it’s actually got a pretty decent narrative, too. Technically, it’s got several narrative threads, and in true dating sim/visual novel tradition, it’s only by playing them all that you’ll get a full understanding of everything that … Continue reading Gal*Gun: Narrative, Themes and Characterisation
Gal*Gun: Sights and Sounds - Gal*Gun Double Peace is memorable for a whole lot of different reasons: its contribution to the revival of rail shooters, its silly but touching plot and its striking audio-visual aesthetic. Unlike many other anime-inspired games, the art and music of Gal*Gun are not the work of particularly well-known or established names — but there’s some decent pedigree … Continue reading Gal*Gun: Sights and Sounds
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Why Gal*Gun VR Needs a PSVR Version - We’ve known that Gal*Gun VR has been in development for a while, but Inti Creates surprised everyone yesterday with a sudden worldwide release… but only on Steam, for Vive and Oculus devices. While the Windows PC market certainly has a lot of early adopters of virtual reality devices, it’s hard to deny that Sony’s VR … Continue reading Why Gal*Gun VR Needs a PSVR Version