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Winner of the 2011 Eurogamer Indie Arcade award, Pineapple Smash Crew is a fast-paced, tactical blast-em-up with a unique modern-retro feel!
Release Date: Feb 2, 2012
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$9.99

About the Game

Developed by lone designer Rich Edwards with music created by legendary chiptune artist Syphus, Pineapple Smash Crew is a fast paced tactical blast-em-up! PSC features tight squad formation shooting, aliens, robots, zombies and grenades- loads and loads of grenades! Level up and choose wisely from an assortment of devastating grenade-launched weaponry... PSC's unique modern-retro flavour will take you back to the classics of old then smash you back into the present with a 'ka-boom!'

Key Features:

  • 13 grenade types including: rockets, laserbeam, whirlwind, mine, holo-decoy and tele-frag!
  • Randomly generated ships, never play two the same!
  • 4 power-up types: Slow-time, Invincibility, Four-Times-Damage, and Strike Fear!
  • Toe-tapping frantic retro soundtrack by Syphus (un-mute that trailer!)
  • Access computer logs detailing the notorious 'Wasabi War' responsible for the space-shipwrecks!

System Requirements

    Minimum:

    • OS:Windows® XP SP3
    • Processor:Intel® Pentium® 4 (2Ghz) or AMD® Athlon 64 (1.6GHz) processor or better
    • Memory:1GB RAM
    • Graphics:NVIDIA 6600 or ATI X700, 256MB GPU memory or better
    • DirectX®:DirectX® 9 or later
    • Hard Drive:50 MB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX compatible sound card

    Recommended:

    • OS:Windows® Vista / Windows® 7
    • Processor:Intel® Pentium® 4 (2Ghz) or AMD® Athlon 64 (1.6GHz) processor or better
    • Memory:1GB RAM
    • Graphics:NVIDIA 6600 or ATI X700, 256MB GPU memory or better
    • DirectX®:DirectX® 9 or later
    • Hard Drive:50 MB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX compatible sound card
Helpful customer reviews
19 of 28 people (68%) found this review helpful
557 products in account
3 reviews
1.9 hrs on record
I can't really recommend this game at a $10 price point.

It's a fun little top down shooter but there is little depth and it quickly becomes repetative as you fight what is essentially the same boss and run the same 3 mission types about a dozen times before beating the game.

I played on the normal difficulty mode and beat it in about 1-2 hours. I don't see much replayablity here.

The soundrack was fantastic, graphic style was nice but that's not really enough.
Posted: January 30th, 2014
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
733 products in account
24 reviews
0.9 hrs on record
This is a really underrated fun arcade dual stick shooter with colorful graphics, levels are randomly generated, the enemies are varied and challenging, and the power ups you can pick up in each level are great.

If the devs patched in full controller support in the menus and not just in the game it would be amazing.
Posted: February 1st, 2014
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
617 products in account
17 reviews
3.7 hrs on record
Controls and play style are similar to the classic "Cannon Fodder". The game relies on random level design to keep things interesting, but the level randomizer just isn't up to the task -- by the time you finish a campaign, you will feel like you've replayed the same level several times over, rearranged slightly. All levels are subject to a time limit, which is more annoying than invigorating. The RPG elements (equipment, levelling) help somewhat, but they don't have sufficient influence to significantly change gameplay, nor are there enough options to keep things interesting.
Posted: June 28th, 2014
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5 of 9 people (56%) found this review helpful
787 products in account
87 reviews
3.4 hrs on record
Like some have said this game came to be a ture delight.Its a casual play and set too retro gfx and tunes,its a blast to play and to relax and grind out too :) The vids on this game dont do it justice.So give it a go and im sure you will enjoy this cute and fun shooter!
Posted: January 25th, 2014
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4 of 8 people (50%) found this review helpful
77 products in account
4 reviews
0.7 hrs on record
- Gets boring fast (not much content)
-Has had no updates in forever and it seems the dev has completely ignored

Bottom line what you do in this game is shoot enemies and blow them up with a few different types of grenades while trying to beat a timer (if in easy mode)

If this was a dollar and your type of game I'd say go for it. Paying 10 dollars for this game is not close to its value. You can hundreds of games for under 5 dollars on steam that are far more unique and get updates and much more content. I cannot reccomend this.
Posted: February 22nd, 2014
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Awards

2011 Eurogamer Indie Arcade Award Winner