Tag Archives: shoot em up
Son of Light is an ultra-fast space shoot ‘em up game that lets you take an unforgettable voyage through the universe. Developed by French indie team Uncommon Games, Son of Light was inspired by classic retro shoot ‘em ups, and..
Awfully Nice Studios was founded by two former members of the Blizzard team, and their first indie effort, The Bug Butcher, is a cute casual (bullet-hell) platformer that deviates quite a bit from what you’d expect..
Dimension Drive is a fast-paced shmup game packed with complex fire patterns, frantic boss battles, and a unique dual-game design feature. It is currently being developed by David Jiménez and Alejandro Santiago of 2Awesome Studio, who also work full time at..
There’s never a shortage of action-packed titles on mobile devices, but Son of Light is looking to remix old-school shoot ‘em up features to include modern elements. French studio Uncommon Games, drawing inspiration from titles..
A Shmup combined with a point-and-click adventure? An actionable pew-pew spaceship coupled with the thoughtful pace of puzzle-solving and dialogue-clicking? What is this sorcery?! It’s called Starr Mazer, and this unusual coupling is now campaigning on Kickstarter...
Crimzon Clover WORLD IGNITION is a perfect reminder of why old Arcade games could keep you glued to a screen for hours and still keep you coming back for more. Created by Japanese developer Yotsubane, Crimzon Clover was originally..
Developer Orange Juice’s QP Shooting – Dangerous! puts a ridiculous twist on scrolling shooters. Whereas typically you would see a space ship or fighter jet (think Capcom’s 1942 series or Captain Skyhawk), you have QP, a pudding-obsessed..
There is a certain charm to be had with arcade shoot-em-ups; be it the fast paced action, addictive ‘get the highest score’ adrenaline rush, or just the pleasurable feeling of destroying everything that lays within..
Pixel Boy and the Ever Expanding Dungeon is a long title for what seems to be a quintessential indie game: It’s an “Action-RPG shoot- em-up,” as its Steam page describes, wrapped in a retro graphics..