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Posted on Aug 9th 2020 at 12:00:00 PM by (singlebanana)
Posted under news, Thank you, Playthrough, Shmup Club, submissions, August, 2020

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We interrupt your regularly scheduled masked grocery store shopping to bring you the August 2020 edition of RF Generation's Site News! In this issue, we announce our September Community Playthrough games, reveal our shoot 'em up club title, and of course, thank those members who sent in submissions to our site and registered approvals last month. Thanks for keeping it on Channel 3 and please continue to keep you and your loved ones SAFE!     

REMEMBER: If you have any news about upcoming events or topics that you think the site needs to hear about, please PM singlebanana and put "RFG Site News" in the subject line.  Who knows, maybe your news will make our front page!



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In September, Rich (singlebanana) and Shawn (GrayGhost81) kick it back to the XBox 360 to play one of its blockbuster titles and a console exclusive as they host a playthrough of Gears of War.  This third-person, cover shooter wasn't the first, but was certainly one of the most groundbreaking of the genre. In Gears, you play as Marcus Fenix, a reinstated military officer and member of the COG (The Coalition of Ordered Governments), a political and militant force raised to save humanity from the Locust, a genocidal, subterranean enemy. You and your war-torn comrades known as the Delta Squad, must embark on a desperate, last-ditch effort to end the war and save the remaining human inhabitants of Sera. Do you have what it takes to succeed and save your planet, or will you succumb to the terror of the Locust Horde?  Let's find out!

If you're playing Gears of War along with us in September, be sure to join our forum HERE and chat with us about the game.



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In 1999, Japanese indie developer Siter Skain released the 1st of 3 games, loosely connected in a trilogy, and bound by a storyline revolving around the ALLTYNEX OS, a dangerous A.I. created by mankind that has laid dormant for many years. However, it now threatens to wipe out humanity. It's up to you, piloting the ship KAMUI, to attack and destroy the ALLTYNEX OS, and prevent it from destroying civilization.

Despite being the 3rd and final game in the story canon of the ALLTYNEX TRILOGY of games, Kamui  was released first, and draws heavy inspiration from Taito's RayForce. Not only does it resemble Taito's double-layer shooting game, but it uses it's primary mechanic as a major driving element. Join the RF Generation Shmup Club in September 2020, as we dive into PC shmup Kamui! Use your vulcan cannon, lightning weapon, and super beam to take out enemies, and rid the galaxy once and for all, of the ALLTYNEX OS, so humanity can finally have some peace.



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In July, site members contributed a total of 1,113 submissions to our database. Of these additions, 1,015 were game submissions and 98 were related to hardware items. Of this total, 393 contributions were new images and 384 of these images were game submissions. A big thanks to all who submitted items to our database and to those who reviewed them all for the month of July! We appreciate your efforts in making our database and community a great tool for our users.

Our top submitters (those with a minimum of 50) for July 2020 were:

Schlibby                               432
ugr                                       302
singlebanana                         59
Bear78                                   57
blklblskt                                 51

Thanks for another great month! 

Top approvers for the month included:

Schlibby                               123
Great work!

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