Goth-Lolita shmups return

2020 has definitely been a giant 12 months for the return of basic shmups. And the celebration is about to proceed with City Connection’s latest announcement that Cave anime shooters Deathsmiles I & II are set to make a grand return on PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch subsequent 12 months.


Originally launched in arcades in 2007 and 2009 respectively, Deathsmiles and its sequel Deathsmiles II are horizontally scrolling fantasy shmups renown for their vibrant worlds, frenzied motion, and solid of doe-eyed anime gals. Previously launched for the house market on PC and Xbox 360, each titles are nice, approachable jumping-off factors for these trying to get into the twitchy world of Cave shmups.

Deathsmiles I & II will launch in Japan on PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch in 2021.