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 (459 reviews)
Release Date: Mar 18, 2013

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October 3, 2014

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
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
13.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 3, 2014
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 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
6.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 5, 2014
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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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 16
This game is fun and midly addicting if you don't mind shooters, I give it a thumbs up.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: February 20
A quite short but very addictive waves survival game, similar to an old game, Smash TV. But instead of being a TV Show where you kill for fun, you're a droid with a man's guts that revenge the human race. The controls are simple, but aiming may be confusing with all the mess of enemies that pop up all around the screen, you already won't die easy, and killing them becomes easier and easier with not only upgrades for yourself, but also for the puppy droid companions that you will be able to buy. Since the game enters in a level loop after the last level, it's a worth game as time waster.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: February 24
(Before I write thsi review, a bit of a warning. This game can cause serious epilepsy because of the colors that are used in this game. If you have a history of having problems with games with bright colors, I don't recommend this game.)

Ultratron is a game that is the remake of the arcade game called "Robotron 2084". It's a game that requires good "eye to hand" movement as well as aiming and shooting skills. You use the controls to move the robot around while using the mouse to aim where you fire. During combat, you collect coins to help upgrade your robot such as weapons, grenades, and other various weapons. As you progress you also battle in challenges as well as boss fights.

My only real complaint is the colors used to make this game. I myself do not have issues with epilepsy, however a few friends who like this game wish was wasn't so colorful.

Other than that, it's a fun game for everyone.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 31
I give this game 8/10. I like 2nd style. The music and graphic are very well, but I give the boss 6/10 because the boss movement is not good. The boss always run out from the player character. I think It's very easy to dodge, but hard to hit them. It too cheat for the player.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.7 hrs on record
Posted: December 22, 2014
A very fun dual-stick shooter with plenty of purchaseable upgrades to give you more sense of progression
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 27, 2014
This is one of those fun little shooter arena games. Reminds of Robotron except more power-ups, yo u can get pets, make yourself really powerful and you have a life meter of sorts (shield.) The soundtrack was nice and the distorting effects are not bad. I bought this game awhile back and never gave it a chance, worth getting when it is one sale, fun little time waster.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 2, 2014
Lots of shooting required in this game :3. Fun game to waste time whilst waiting for something like a League Of Legends queue, overall a really chaotic retro style game, 7/10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
9.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 19, 2014
retro aesthetic twin-stick (or no-stick if you use mouse and keyboard controls) shooter with purchasable upgrades between levels. soundtrack is decent. my only problems with the game are that it is sometimes hard to tell between friend and foe projectiles and sprites blend in with the background too well, although these may have been a conscious design decisions
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: March 10
I really llike this game and its fine and interesting.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 8, 2014
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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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 14, 2014
Pretty nice pixel wave-shooter, cool bossfights and 3 bonuswaves.

The game goes endless (I think) and gets harder with every level.

It repeats itself pretty fast tho and I think the price is a bit to high for it.

I'd give it a 8.5/10!
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
6.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 5, 2014
A super-slick reboot of Robotron that is extremely addictive, and just gets better with each play. If you like twin-stick shooters like me, I'd say this is best you can get right now. 9/10
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
9.8 hrs on record
Posted: February 18
Intro

Ultratron is a quick arcade shoot em up game where you play as a robot who has to kill all the enemies to save the human race. It will seem easy at first but will soon become alot harder to dodge bullets and stay alive.

Good Points

  • The grathical style of the game looks amazing. Its very unique and has its own feel to it. Becasue of this it will grab your attention and keep you playing to see what the next level will look like.

  • There are tons of diffrent upgrades you can buy once you have finished a level such as more health, more powerful guns, pets and grenades. This keeps you playing and keeps the game challenging because you will want to pick the right upgrade.

  • Replayability in Ultratron is its shining point, there is Leaderboads which will keep you playing the longest but there is also lots of Steam achievements and once you completed the game you will start again but harder and keep your score. So there is no reason not to finish playing.

  • The music works well and fits in with the game. Because of this it will draw you in more. The music becomes faster the more you play so you feel pressured to not die. This works well in the game.

  • Controls for Ultratron are simple yet good, they work well and im sure most people will be fine with them. Because they are simple you won't be finding it confusing or hard to play. You can change them in the menu if you feel dont like it.

  • The difficulty is great! It always keeps you on the edge since you wont want to die. Thoughout the game you will have to be 100% focused in the game because if you are not then you will die quickly.

  • The enemie types are very diffrent and unipue thoughout the game. Almost every level will have something diffrent for you to kill. Lots of diffrent bosses make things alot better diffrent.

    Bad Points

  • The length of the game is only about 2 hours but becasue its an arcade game it will be a miner complaint. But its still short and you will complete it since its not to hard fist time round.

  • After a while you will feels a bit bored since there is only 2 modes and that single player and Local Co-op. It gets a bit repetitive after a while.

  • There is not much to show thats diffrent compared to other new arcade games. There is the grathical style but thats about it. Because of this the game feels abit the same, but only a tiny bit.

    Overall

    Overall I think That Ultratron is a fun challenge to play if you are bored. Its fun to get high scores and complete but since thats all there is I will rate Ultratron a 7 out of 10. Great fun while it lasts. I would recommend this game to anyone who likes arcade games and highscores.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 19, 2014
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 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
2.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 9, 2014
i paid 2,50 euros for this
would buy again
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 26, 2014
This game is kind of weird, though what you can get out of it is fun. I'd recommend it, but only if you really like shooters.
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 12, 2014
You shoot things
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3 of 6 people (50%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 17
...I threw up after playing this game.

If you absolutely have to use this game for your twinstick shooter fix, PLEASE disable all the optional visual effects first
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