Twin Stick Shooter Genre News

Games With Gold November 2022 isn't looking too great with Praetorians HD and Dead End Job up for grabs.

Games With Gold November 2022 Releases Aren't Great

If you've been looking forward to the Games With Gold November 2022 releases, I have some bad news for you: they're a touch underwhelming. That's no fault to the games themselves, but neither of them…

October 28, 2022 | 11:08 EDT

Codename Loop screenshot showing Gordon off from the top-down perspective.

Half-Life Fan Game Codename: Loop Coming To Steam

Have you ever wondered how Half-Life might play as a twin-stick shooter? You won't have to wonder anymore because Codename: Loop is coming to Steam, although the release date is currently "when it's…

October 6, 2022 | 09:57 EDT

A typically frenetic scene of the player shooting abstract shapes in arcade shooter Waves

Waves And Waves 2 Free To Play After Dev Passes Away

Two arcade twin-stick shooters, Waves and Waves 2: Notorious, have been made free to play after their creator sadly passed away from cancer. Squid in a Box, whose real name was Rob, died two weeks…

August 19, 2022 | 09:02 EDT

Bartlow's Dread Machine cover

Bartlow's Dread Machine is an Old-Timey Twin-Stick Shooter, Coming Summer 2020

Beep Games and Tribetoy have announced Bartlow's Dread Machine, a rather interesting twin-stick shooter that made its debut at the NY Game Awards last night. Believe it or not, there were a fair few…

January 22, 2020 | 02:30 EST

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Play a Fiery Skull-headed Gunslinger in West of Dead

X019 is under way and with it comes a ton of announcements. One new IP announced was West of Dead, a top down shooter that stars a dead gunslinger who just so happens to have a head that is a flaming…

November 14, 2019 | 03:26 EST

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Dead End Job Haunts PC and Consoles This December

After a yearlong wait since its original announcement, the Dead End Job release date has been announced! This spooky twin-stick shooter will finally be making its way to PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One,…

October 24, 2019 | 01:00 EDT