Experience the addictive gameplay of old-school arcade favourites, updated and improved for the 21st century! Unique retro-futuristic sound and graphics, player responsive difficulty, and a subtle system of tactics combined with classic gameplay make Ultratron a fun and hypnotic arcade blast.
User reviews: Very Positive (401 reviews)
Release Date: Mar 18, 2013

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October 3

Ultratron Soundtrack now available!

Hey everybody! Alli's original full-length album of electronic blasting music is now available from the Steam store as DLC for Ultratron. Hardcore music for hardcore people.

You can get a preview here (or even buy it direct).

Music on Steam now downloads into your Steam library underneath the game installation folder. Once it's there Steam can play it for you with the new Music library feature - or you can copy it out into your normal music folders.

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About This Game

Experience the addictive gameplay of old-school arcade favourites, updated and improved for the 21st century!


Unique retro-futuristic sound and graphics, player responsive difficulty, and a subtle system of tactics combined with classic gameplay make Ultratron a fun and hypnotic arcade blast.


The last human has been slain by evil killer robots. You are the one remaining humanoid battle droid. Your mission: avenge the human race! Boost your battledroid with powerups, buy cute but deadly pets in the shop. Blast your way through 40+ glowing neon levels, avoiding Chasers, Turrets, Spawners, Minelayers, bombs, and bullets, and take on the four giant boss 'bots of the Apocalypse - Ieiunitas, Bellum, Lues and Letum!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows XP
    • Processor:1GHz
    • Memory:512 MB RAM
    • Graphics:OpenGL1.5 capable graphics card
    • Hard Drive:550 MB HD space
    Recommended:
    • Graphics:OpenGL 2.1 capable graphics card
    Minimum:
    • OS:OSX 10.7
    • Processor:1GHz Intel
    • Memory:512 MB RAM
    • Graphics:OpenGL1.5 capable graphics card
    • Hard Drive:580 MB HD space
    Recommended:
    • Graphics:OpenGL 2.1 capable graphics card
    Minimum:
    • Processor:1GHz
    • Memory:512 MB RAM
    • Graphics:OpenGL1.5 capable graphics card
    • Hard Drive:580 MB HD space
    Recommended:
    • Graphics:OpenGL 2.1 capable graphics card
Helpful customer reviews
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 8
A solid twin stick shooter.

Pros:
+ Intuitive controls (controller)
+ Decent soundtrack
+ Great pick up and play
+ Replayability (through achievements and online leaderboards)

Cons:
- Popping/tearing graphic FX when idle menu/enemies spawn into arena (although you can disable this through options)
- Bosses aren't challenging (I found general levels to be harder)
- Not alot of upgrade options between stages
-I found most of the upgrade options to be negligable towards my overall DPS (i.e. buying droid AI to help during combat wasn't as helpful in comparison to self upgrades)

I can't say if this game is worth the price because I got it free from a buddy, but I would recommend it as a solid game!

7/10
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 31
A ♥♥♥♥ty version of Geometry Wars.
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0 of 6 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
First off I just wanna say this is my OWN opinion and no one has to agree,
Firstly I want to discuss the price, Its actually fair for a small game like this but, if your like me and LOVE to level up anyway possible including money wise you will not like this game, the trading cards are way to expensive to buy I mean, roughly $2 for a CARD?! I believe its too much. but moving on to the game itself The graphics are good (If they WERE trying to egt that pixelated loom that is) But I DO NOT recommend this game to someone who suffers from epilepsy there is a lot of action, colours and loud music I admit it is alright but all in all not very good so thats why I'm considering this game, NOT cool, and I should know whats "Cool" and whats not.
-Coolman9391 3.5/10
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1.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 29
Simple fast paced score action. It's a fun time waster.
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2.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 3
1st set of levels: Pfft, easy.
2nd set of levels: A bit harder, but still easy to dodge.
3rd-4th set of levels: OH GOD I CAN'T SEE THE SCREEN
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3.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 7
Shoot robots
Upgrade weapons
Get big scores
Play cooperatively
In the end, you'll die
My kind of game :)
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2.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 19
A twin stick shooter clearly inspired by Robotron 2084 done in the stylings characteristic of Puppy Games. While not as intense or chaotic as Robotron, Ultratron is a decent tribute!

Game is a little pricey IMHO, but Steam generates Ultratron coupons like crazy. Its a great deal at 75-90% off.
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1.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 18
great arcadey shoot'em up arena
8/10
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0.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 21
fun game, sucks that when you fully die you have to restart. makes it like an old arcade game, but they need to make a mode/ setting that lets you retry if you die
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9.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 8
Good shoot em up game. Nice set of achievements. Hours of play time.
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1.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 9
People dont give this game enough credit. Its a well made retro game that gives you that feeling of nostalgia. I highly recomend this game for people who want to feel like theyre back in an arcade.
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2.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 15
Very fun light-weight game! Lots of features and possible strategies to aid replayability, and extremely well-designed. Did I mention that there are checkpoints after bosses?

My only complaint is that splitting a run across multiple sessions can be iffy. The saving feature in Ultratron ins't as solid as it is in some games. Not really a problem for me though
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11 of 12 people (92%) found this review helpful
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 25
Something bad happened to us and the last of humans have been slain by evil robots. You are controlling THE LAST humanoid battle droid, slaying the endless hordes of mechanized beasts!

The fighting is very fast paced and explosive arena styled shooting, where the enemy comes after you in waves. Occasionally you encounter a bigger, more difficult boss droid. You can upgrade and fix your droid between waves, boost shields, buy various pets with different weapons etc. There's lots of cool stuff you can buy - if you have the money. I found myself being in constant lack of it and never really managed to unlock everything.

It's a fun game with a lot of hectic action. Sometimes I lost myself under all the light effects, explosions and enemy swarms and it felt like I was watching an ant hill under attack. But in game's defense, I've never been good at this type of games so someone with more 1337-powers surely saves the humanity in no time.

It's a very easily approachable and entertaining "Puppy Game" that doesn't disappoint.
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9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 15
A fun twinstick shooter similar to the classic games like Robotron.

It looks easy but gets harder later on.

I snagged it in a Humble Bundle, best $3 I spent in a long while.

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11 of 14 people (79%) found this review helpful
5.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 6
Shots, robots and neon lights. Can you ask for more?
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 1
Another puppy game.
I like them all and i like this one.
7/10
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
10.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 3
067/100

Twin-Stick arcade shooter.

Could use a difficulty setting as it gets very hard very quickly.

Asking me to sign up to s̶p̶a̶m̶ a newsletter for a one time in game bonus is pretty cheeky. The fickleness of the bonus, its random nature (max shields is far better than a starting drone) and the fact it is only 1-time is both upsetting and badly explained by in the in-game instructions.

Shooter pet is a beginners trap even worse, its the first pet you have access too. If its range was doubled it would be balanced with the other two pets but on it's own merits it is never worth buying.

Music is great, check out the soundtrack: http://allicorn.bandcamp.com/album/ultratron-ost
Control is fluent and perfect and it works with both a PS3 & Xbox controller.

Apart from some minor issues the game is as fun as other twin stick shooters and if you enjoy those, you will enjoy this.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 5
This is the first review that I felt compelled to write. I never heard of this game until I saw that the soundtrack was recently released. The story concept and art style was really appealing and I read some good things about this developer, so I decided to pick the game up. I was pleasantly surprised. This game is a really fun throwback to retro arcade games from the 80's. You play as a 'good' robot that must avenge the human race and kill all the 'bad' robots in increasingly difficult levels, with a few boss battles in between. The gameplay is easy to get into, but difficult to master like any good retro-style game. The graphics look great, and successfully blend in some nice modern visuals into its retro style. The powerups are really cool and make you feel powerful. Good play will reward more currency and you can buy upgrades. The user interface is easy to navigate and looks really nice. It's very simple to upgrade your robot, and not confusing at all. The audio fits the game's story very well -- the sound effects and robot voices are perfect and the music is really awesome too. The music ramps up in intensity as you progress through each level, and it really fills you up with a sense of impending doom as you blast wave after wave of evil robots. I bought the soundtrack too. Seriously, thumbs up on the audio design. It really lives up to the art style. This game is all killer, no filler. There is zero fat on this game. It's one of those gems that you are glad to find and have in your collection. I got Titan Attacks too, which looks great and I can't wait to get into!
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 25
ones of best awesome game with few the classic style i love it haha
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 21
Nice game with a nice music make you happy. :)
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