Retro arcade shmup Argus now accessible on PS4 and Nintendo Change

Retro arcade shmup Argus now accessible on PS4 and Nintendo Change

This week, Hamster fly again into the mid-’80s to convey you an early entry within the vertically-scrolling shmup style, Jaleco’s Argus, accessible now on PS4 and Nintendo Change.

Launching in arcades in 1986, simply as arcade gaming started to revive from its preliminary crash, Argus featured quick, bullet blasting motion and an attention-grabbing wraparound gimmick, the place flying persistently left or proper would merely scroll the display screen again to your authentic location.

Gamers should information their dinky ship towards a flurry of assaults from land, sea and air, whereas additionally avoiding buildings and surroundings. As is commonly the case within the style, power-ups may be collected to enhance your skills, affording you shields and higher weponry. In a novel contact, gamers should land their ship appropriately and steadily on the finish of every stage.

In some ways in the present day, Argus is somewhat dated, and appears like simply some other shmup. However it’s a enjoyable little recreation, and price a shot for traditional shmup followers. Argus is offered in the present day on PS4 in Japan and Nintendo Change worldwide.

Retro arcade shmup Argus now available on PS4 and Nintendo Switch screenshot