Inti Creates: Introduction and History-Who are Inti Creates? Well, they've been around for quite a long time at this point -- and the variety of experiences they've brought us over the years proves they're very much more than a one-trick pony.
Blaster Master Zero: Retro, Reimagined-Blaster Master Zero is a spectacular reimagining of a classic title from the NES era -- simultaneously authentic to its source material and bringing new things to the mix.
Mighty Gunvolt Burst: Bringing It All Together-You like old-school Mega Man? Then you'll absolutely LOVE Mighty Gunvolt Burst, Inti Creates' delightful homage to the 8-bit era, featuring characters from Gal*Gun, Mighty No. 9 and Azure Striker Gunvolt.
Azure Striker Gunvolt 2: Amping It Up-Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 is a solid follow-up to the original, bringing more Septimal action, a new playable character and a variety of wonderful new antagonists to battle against.
Shantae: 1/2 Genie Hero – Beyond the Pixel-Shantae: 1/2 Genie Hero eschews the series' usual open-structure 2D platforming in favour of more discrete levels, but maintains the series' iconic charm and combines it with some of the most impressive 2D visuals you'll ever see. A true interactive cartoon.
Waifu Wednesday: Nanako Tamasaki-A good mainstay of any slice-of-life love story is the “childhood friend” character. And while Gal*Gun 2 isn’t exactly your typical slice-of-life in many ways, heroine Nanako certainly fulfils this role very pleasingly. Introduced right from the outset as the girl who sits next to you in class, and someone with whom you have a … Continue reading Waifu Wednesday: Nanako Tamasaki→
Gal*Gun 2: A Strange and Sexy Little World-You might not think of an on-rails shooter like Gal*Gun 2 as having complex, interesting world-building... but you need to remember that this is Inti Creates we're talking about here. And they LOVE their world-building.
Waifu Wednesday: Chiru Kondo-You know sometimes you see a character and immediately know you’re going to be into them? Yeah, that was me and Chiru, one of the two new main heroines from Gal*Gun 2. My immediately positive reaction to her was before I even knew what sort of person she was through playing the game, though I … Continue reading Waifu Wednesday: Chiru Kondo→
Gal*Gun 2: Introduction-How do you follow up something as memorable as Gal*Gun Double Peace? Surprisingly, not just with more of the same... this sequel from Inti Creates actually does things a bit differently.
Waifu Wednesday: Kurona-We’re about to kick off a month of Gal*Gun 2 funtimes… so what better time to celebrate one HELL of a girl? Kurona is the antagonist in both Gal*Gun Double Peace and Gal*Gun 2, and a favourite waifu of Matt Papa from developer Inti Creates. It’s not hard to figure out why people find her so appealing… but … Continue reading Waifu Wednesday: Kurona→
The One-Liner Challenge-Time for a Community tag post! This one looked like a particularly fun one, and after the lovely Irina from I Drink and Watch Anime specifically requested me to do one about games, who was I to refuse? The original tag came from The Awkward Book Blogger and was based around, as you might expect, … Continue reading The One-Liner Challenge→
Waifu Wednesday: Call-I have a bit of a thing for robot girls, I won’t lie. It’s perhaps more accurate to say that I have a bit of a thing for certain types of robot girls, particularly those as depicted in Japanese video games and anime. I am, to be specific, a fan of robot girls who speak … Continue reading Waifu Wednesday: Call→
Waifu Wednesday: Ekoro-As we’re about to launch headlong into a month of Inti Creates sidescrollers for February’s Cover Game(s) features, what better waifu to pick for this week than someone who is rapidly becoming the company’s mascot? First introduced in 2015’s Gal*Gun Double Peace, Ekoro is a third-year student at the Angel Academy, and one of the catalysts for … Continue reading Waifu Wednesday: Ekoro→
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→
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→