A malicious orb has cast Savant out of his tower and transformed his surroundings into dangerous enemies! Dodge and shoot your way back up the tower, and blast down waves of enemies as you make your way towards the top! As you progress, you unlock CDs that not only give you new tracks to play to, but also grant you powerful new abilities!
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Data lansării: 4 dec., 2013

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Cumpără Savant - Ascent

 

Recomandat de Curatori

"An action game that has you ascending a tower (no exploration) and kicking lots of monster butt with tight controls,skill upgrades and satisfying combat"

Actualizări recente Afișează tot - (13)

22 octombrie

The Void Update is Live!



The free expansion to Savant - Ascent is live!

New Features:
+ New stage, drifting through space.
+ The Samurai is waiting for you in the void!
+ Additional soundtrack and ability, now seven total.
+ Stage selection screen.
+ Achievement/Progress screen.
+ Now supports up to 1920x1200 resolution.
+ Additional time attack challenge.
+ Steam leaderboards have been split among the new challenges, and reset. You can filter friends or global leaderboards.

The new update brings a new and even tougher challenge than before! Hope you will enjoy it! <3

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Ce spun criticii

“Savant: Ascent Is The Best $2 You’ll Ever Spend”
IndieStatik

“Pure shot of adrenaline!”
9/10 – Retr0J

“Quite Genious”
4/5 – IndieGameReviewer

Despre acest joc

A malicious orb has cast Savant out of his tower and transformed his surroundings into dangerous enemies!

Dodge and shoot your way back up the tower, and blast down waves of enemies as you make your way towards the top! As you progress, you unlock CDs that not only give you new tracks to play to, but also grant you powerful new abilities!




You play as the powerful Alchemist, a mechanical wizard who tries to possess the power of the mysterious orb. He's able to shoot vollyes of magic missiles, aswell as being nimble enough to dodge and jump out of harms way.



Unlock 6 unique soundtracks from musical artist Savant each with unique powers to help you ascend the Alchemist's tower, or reach new highscores in Time Attack or Endless Mode. There are also secret powers to unlock, and several achievements to challenge the most experienced of players.

Can you make it to the top?

Features:
+ Challenging dodge & shoot gameplay!
+ Powerful abilities, fast action, hoards of enemies to obliterate!
+ 6 unlockable soundtracks, each one gives you a new power
+ Several modes to play
+ Secret powers!

Cerinţe de sistem

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista/Windows 7
    • Processor: 1.5 GHz Core2Duo
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 1.4 or better
    • Hard Drive: 120 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Minimum 1024x768 screen resolution
    Recommended:
    • OS: Mountain Lion v10.8
    • Processor: 1.3 GHz Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5000
    • Hard Drive: 120 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Minimum 1024x768 screen resolution
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 13.10
    • Processor: 1.3 GHz Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5000
    • Hard Drive: 120 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Minimum 1024x768 screen resolution
Recenzii utile ale clienților
44 din 48 oameni (92%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
8.7 ore înregistrate
Postat: 23 octombrie
before the void update it was a good game

after the void update its one of my favorite games
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49 din 67 oameni (73%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
2.5 ore înregistrate
Postat: 30 octombrie
Best elevator music i've heard in my life 10/10
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23 din 24 oameni (96%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
1.8 ore înregistrate
Postat: 19 octombrie
"Do you recommend this game?"
HELL. YES!!

This game is amazing on so many levels. The gameplay is ALWAYS action packed. The music is enchanting - you will be dancing to the beat of the music in this game. You can, and will die quite a number of times, but it's all worth it.

And the best part: the game is less than 2 bucks on steam. And that's not even on sale either.
Give steam your money now.
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16 din 16 oameni (100%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
17.9 ore înregistrate
Postat: 23 octombrie
Very nice. A very different game, and comes with free music that's worth more than the money you spend on this game. You can compete indirectly online (score system) with ridiculously good opponents. It's generally very fun - and gets better as more updates come along. Really quick to download because it's also a nice compact game.
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16 din 17 oameni (94%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
1.2 ore înregistrate
Postat: 23 iunie
This is the coolest Shmup I've played in a long time. Unique gameplay twists accompanied by great artstyle, responsive controls, and a bangin soundtrack. This game is less than a bag of chips and 69 times tastier. If you enjoy shmups at all definitely pick this one up.
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12 din 12 oameni (100%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
5.5 ore înregistrate
Postat: 26 iunie
One word for this game; Awesome!

What I Love
1) Amazing soundtracks (6 unlockables). If you love Electronic music, try this game :D
2) Bullet-hell dodging. It will pump your adrenaline. Shoot there, jump there, and move there xD
3) Endless and Time Attack Mode with Leaderboard.
4) Achievements! :D
5) Cheap but tons of fun.

What I Hate
1) Story mode, too short. You can finish the story in 30mins :/

Overall 9.5/10 "Too epic"
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7 din 7 oameni (100%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
2.5 ore înregistrate
Postat: 11 octombrie
let me admit, I purchased this game for its soundtrack. The way the music perfectly intertwines with the hordes of grunts rushing at you is oddly therapeutical.

Having the giant worm try to kill you without the music in the game would defeat the purpose of this game and just make it damn plain boring, mostly because of the way the music sets the mood of the game. The music perfectly suits the game not because it is dubstep, but because of the way it is aggressive.

Listening to songs like Kali 47 or Bach to the Phuture while killing grunts is a good concept of the game because when the music starts you know what to do, it's as if it's hardwired into your brain that you know you need to kill them. But that theory is not all that far off due to the fact that that is a main aspect of the game.

All in all for $1.99 this game is damn well worth it
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9 din 11 oameni (82%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
0.3 ore înregistrate
Postat: 16 septembrie
This is a great arcade style game with original gameplay which is very surprising since most arcade games that come out nowadays are a remake of something or a new version of something else, very detailed animations with great aesthetics and amazing music.

It's a mixture of a run and gun shoot em up (Metal Slug) and a arena shoot em up (Geometry Wars) where you are locked to 3 directions (Left, Up, Right) and you shoot enemies from every angle while trying to not get hit by them to build up your score (And not die since you can only get hit 3 times) with some small but very interesting twists from the enemies and the enviroment.

Absolutely recommended for someone looking for a simple game to chill and be satisfied with for short periods of time, there's a lot of replayability if you care about the unlockables (Music tracks/Powerups) or high scores.
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6 din 6 oameni (100%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
22.6 ore înregistrate
Postat: 29 iunie
So, this is a game where you play A MOTHER♥♥♥♥ING ALCHEMIST FIRING MOTHER♥♥♥♥ING PEW PEW MAGIC BALLS AT STEAMPUNK ROBOTS.

Besides, the music is Savant.
tl;dr 10/10 it's okay - IGN
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6 din 6 oameni (100%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
2.8 ore înregistrate
Postat: 6 noiembrie
As an audiophile.. and a fan of electronic music... I cannot recommend this title more.
Great beats, amazing yet simple gameplay, all tied together to make a really addictive, pulse pounding arcade shooter.

Getting to the "gamer high" is very easy with this one.
Autozoning on nothing but the game for 5 minutes at a time whilst leaving your eyes watering simply due to not blinking is common, at least for me.

Seriously,
This is the best $2 you can spend on Steam.
And I do mean that. Period.
Better than what you'd buy on sale for less!
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7 din 8 oameni (88%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
5.4 ore înregistrate
Postat: 24 octombrie
Remember back when highscores were a thing? Where the only thing you cared about was a number? This game will take you back to the good old days of arcade gaming, with tight controls, fluid and fast gameplay which never gets old, GREAT music, and some nicely done bosses. There are some insane point multipliers, and an amazing endless mode. There are strategies to be developed, and a great reference to Nintendo, whom I also love.

TL;DR This game is amazing, worth far more than just $2. Buy it if you love mindless shooting.

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9 din 12 oameni (75%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
1.1 ore înregistrate
Postat: 4 noiembrie
This game is well done and very fun, hard but very fun. I hope they add coop in the future.
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11 din 16 oameni (69%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
4.7 ore înregistrate
Postat: 19 octombrie
The music NEVER gets old~<3
10 outta 10
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5 din 5 oameni (100%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
0.3 ore înregistrate
Postat: 30 octombrie
An interesting take on the twin-stick shooter. The right-stick shoots, but the left-stick, instead of moving in the direction you point, has you jumping between two platforms. What's also intersting are the CDs which when unlocked not only change the music but upgrade your character's attacks. The graphics look really nice as well. Just don't get too distracted while playing...
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6 din 7 oameni (86%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
1.3 ore înregistrate
Postat: 17 august
There’s elegance in trying to craft something compact but wholly satisfying, even if it means making a seemingly small game like Savant: Ascent. Just like a good arcade title, it can be completed quickly, it’s highly challenging to do so and there are enough replay possibilities to last ages. Pour that into some Neo Geo grade pixel art and attach an entrancing soundtrack to it and the result is a recipe for sweaty palms.

Full review: http://www.noobfeed.com/reviews/1073/savant-ascent

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0T0gjuTXmk
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4 din 4 oameni (100%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
3.1 ore înregistrate
Postat: 31 octombrie
Best indie game I've played for a while, but altogether short. Worth the two bucks!
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4 din 4 oameni (100%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
0.5 ore înregistrate
Postat: 9 noiembrie
At first, I was a little disappointed at the gameplay and I thought the music was alright. The game proceeded to flip my head over in about 5 minutes as I blew up hordes of enemies in vibrant colours, all in a rhythmic fashion.

Definitely worth more than a measly two bucks.
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6 din 8 oameni (75%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
1.1 ore înregistrate
Postat: 25 iunie
I have mixed feelings about this game.

As for the graphics: they're beautiful. The animation is smooth and the character design is great. I never get tired of saying of how great they are for a game that's worth a few bucks. And while it depends on your personal music taste, the music is great to listen to as well.

I was really dissapointed to find out how short the game was. I managed to beat story mode in 30 minutes! Not only that, but I find the gameplay very repetitive. It's always the same map, and the same enemies. The setting changes a little as the gameplay goes on, but the only thing that changes is the color and difficulty of the same enemies over and over again.

I also find it frustrating how the game doesn't expand to fullscreen, unless it's just happening to me. My mouse often goes off-screen and I end up moving the window and having to re-adjust the whole game window.

Overall, the game is fun for a few hours then it just gets old unless you enjoy playing repetitive games. I hear that there are more features coming in the future- I'm interested in checking them out.
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7 din 10 oameni (70%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
9.7 ore înregistrate
Postat: 28 octombrie
I'm sure there are lots of people down there in the recommandations that will tell you how fun this game is but in case you're still hestitating, let me be strictly mathematical: this game is 2€; on Bandcamp, a track typically costs about 1€ and there are seven tracks included in the game.
Do you see why you should buy it?
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7 din 10 oameni (70%) consideră această recenzie folositoare
23.7 ore înregistrate
Postat: 6 iulie
Causes anxiety problems, low self esteem. Tourette's Syndrome, mood swings, Bipolar disorders,
breakdown of relationships, raging erections, racism. Would dedinitely recommend.
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