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"Streets Of Rage 4" Introduces A New Character At Gamescom 2019
Dotemu kicked off Gamescom 2019 with one of the first announcements of the event, introducing a new character into Streets Of Rage 4.  The character is Cherry Hunter, who is the daughter of Adam Hunter from the original Streets of Rage The company released a few details about her, as well as a trailer highlighting[...]
"Streets Of Rage 4" Reveals Complete Soundtrack And Composers
Dotemu, Lizardcube, and Guard Crush Games revealed today the talent they'll be working with for the Streets Of Rage 4 soundtrack Five individuals were picked to work on the soundtrack, as the company will be working with Yūzō Koshiro, Motohiro Kawashima, Yoko Shimomura, Hideki Naganuma, and Keiji Yamagishi If those names don't sound familiar, we have their credits[...]
Feeling The Flow With Windjammers 2 at PAX East 2019
During that Streets Of Rage 4 preview at PAX East, we got a taste of another retro sequel Dotemu is working on with a demo of Windjammers 2 After having great success and popularity with the 2017 port they did of the original on PS4 and Vita that included online multiplayer, the company got a[...]
We Enthusiastically Got To Try Out Streets Of Rage 4 at PAX East 2019
One of the surprise video games we got to demo at PAX East this year was a private demo of Streets Of Rage 4 from Dotemu, Lizardcube, and Guard Crush Games We were led off into a small room that was all decked out in '90s posters and furniture All that was missing was a[...]
Windjammers 2 - Gameplay Reveal Trailer (alpha footage)
Dotemu has released a brand new gameplay trailer showing off the look and feel of Windjammers 2 before it starts making the convention rounds The trailer is short and to the point with alpha footage of the game, but you basically get a pretty good sense of the style and direction they plan on taking[...]
Streets of Rage 4 is Coming After 24 Years of Waiting
Dotemu has announced that Streets of Rage 4, which is to be developed by Lizardcube and Guard Crush Games. Streets of Rage is one of the enduring titles from early on in mainstream gaming The beat 'em up was the standard bearer for the genre and remains a major part of a lot of players memories[...]
Windjammers 2
The game had kept a cult following in recent years, but it all became official when Dotemu rereleased the title for PlayStation 4 and PC last year Just last week it was announced the frisbee game would be coming to Nintendo Switch That is a match made in heaven, the idea of scoring some goals[...]
Dotemu has announced that it is bringing Windjammers to the Nintendo Switch. credit//DotEmu Over the last several years, Windjammers has built an engaged little community The '90s frisbee game has received a cult-like status with many loving the pace, simplicity, and bizarre scoring system It has a lot of charm, and it holds up due to its everlasting[...]
Feeling the Weight of the World in Dark Devotion
Sometimes, when you're a media person covering events like PAX East, your appointments fly by fast and you get some time to check out other cool stuff along the way to getting to other appointments. Such is the case with Dark Devotion, as I briefly tried it out on Friday morning.
Ys Origin
And now it is coming to a new platform for a new group of players to enjoy. Coming a year after its release on the PS4 and PS Vita, developer and publisher DotEmu has announced that Ys Origin will be releasing for the Xbox One this coming spring in a post on Xbox Wire[...]
Throwing Discs Like It's '94: We Review 'Windjammers'
The game eventually made its way to console, but only for the NeoGeo so unless your parents were loaded or you were the one kid who got this instead of a SNES or Genesis, you probably didn't play it. credit//DotEmu But to a small section of the gaming audience, this is the pinnacle of futuristic sports gaming,[...]
WindJammers Is Getting A PS4 And PSVita Release in August
DotEmu, developer and publisher specializing in modern releases of beloved retro games, is thrilled to announce that Windjammers will be available on August 29th on  PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita As you might have guessed from DotEmu's specialty, this is not going to be an HD remaster or anything more fancy than the WindJammers we all know and love. Alogside the announcement,[...]
A Reimagining Can Be Pretty Awesome In 'Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap'
(For you younger readers, that was the Sega console they had before they released the Genesis.) Nearly 30 years later, Lizardcube and DotEmu came together to take the original version of the game and put in on modern consoles for gamers to play with the same title, but just knocking off the "III" at the[...]
Going Back A Decade For Hack-N-Slash Fun With 'Ys Origin'
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] DEVELOPER: DotEmu REVIEW PLATFORM: PS4 RELEASED: 2/21/17 The Ys series has had a rich history going back to the late 80s In fact, 2017 is the game's 30th anniversary, which you'd think DotEmu would be playing up more, especially with the announcement of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana set to hit this fall But that isn't stopping[...]