Jets'n'Guns is a heavy piece of ground shaking rock blasting action with graphics and special effects that will blow you eyes out! Enjoy yourself in almost-insane action adventure of saving the universe from the deadly threat of more than 270 unique monsters in the campaign of 43 levels.
User reviews: Very Positive (459 reviews)
Release Date: Feb 5, 2014

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June 3

Fix 1.308 ST released

After much discussion about the game balance on forums, here is a major update of the game parameters. List of changes:

1.308 ST (3.6.2014)

  • Most weapon damages and prices have been altered to get more balanced damage per buck ratio. Many weak weapons have been significantly buffed.
  • Minor fixes to weapons (missing shot streams etc.).
  • SpaceHog devices are fixed.
  • Transported H.I. upgrades give +500 of hit points instead of +250.
  • Lowered difficulty in "beer" levels. Enemies have less hit points.
  • Raised difficulty in late game levels. Enemies have more hit points.
  • Justin Perfect has lowered hit points. Other bosses and special enemies have a significant increase of hit points.
  • Fixed following paths of enemies during low FPS and with vsync on.
  • Rotary cage angle is reset after a change of ship. Jet Packer and other forced ships do not shoot askew.
  • Fixed 0 key in Atarix.

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About This Game

Jets'n'Guns is a heavy piece of ground shaking rock blasting action with graphics and special effects that will blow you eyes out! Enjoy yourself in almost-insane action adventure of saving the universe from the deadly threat of more than 270 unique monsters in the campaign of 43 levels. Stand as one-against-many armed with tons of different weapons of a devastating armament fitted into one of the awesome spaceships.

Game features:
  • 43 levels full of thrilling action, shooting and demolition
  • more than 270 unique enemies including 16 boss monsters
  • 70 different weapons
  • upgrade your ship with 20 special devices
  • superior graphic and particle effects enhancing the destruction
  • more than one hour of breathtaking original soundtrack
  • new scenario in every level (deep space, jungle, undersea, lava planet...)
  • fly in 12 different vessels, even in a horrible boss ship
  • combination of weapons give hundreds of possibilities how to equip your ship
  • sounds and sound-effects just like from a Hollywood movie

System Requirements

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    Minimum:
    • OS: Win XP/7/8
    • Processor: 1GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL compatible
    • Hard Drive: 110 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.6.6 or later
    • Processor: 1GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL compatible
    • Hard Drive: 110 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • Processor: 1GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL compatible
    • Hard Drive: 110 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
44.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 18
THis is one of my favorite shoters of all time. The bent sense of humor, custom options for your ships, attention to detail, and absurd levels and hardness keep me coming back. I played this *years** ago, and picked it *again* up on Steam and can't stop playing. Jet and Guns is a must-have masterpiece for anyone who loves SCHMUPS

There is so much to dig into in this game. So many sevcrets and weapons to try out. It's lovely.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 24
Ah yes... this game.

My dad originally bought this game once it came out on the Rake In Grass website awhile back.

Just have to say this game is literally THE best side scrolling shooter I've ever played ever, and once I saw it was on Steam, I bought it instantly.

The laughs and amazment are still here with this game and it's REDICULOUS gameplay and difficulty, amazing soundtrack, and AWESOME visuals.

Buy it, holy ♥♥♥♥.
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 2
Do you love shoot'em'ups?
This one's for you!
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 14
I don't need to say anything, other than buy it and pee your pants in delight.
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 18
Really fun game with a lot of action.
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11.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 5
Right when you begin the game, the title screen tells you that it is "the ultimate fiery and bloody experience". That would be a nice way of describing this game.

It's "ultimate" because it is a really fun game with really cool mechanics backing it. It's "fiery" because the graphics are incredible for what it is, with enemy craft swarming you mercilessly, shots flying and explosions covering the screen in fiery death. It's "bloody" because the pilots of such enemy craft will pop out of their ships and explode into bloody gibs when you shoot them down and ram your own ship against them, laughing like a maniac. And to top it off, the soundtrack is pure high octane awesomeness courtesy of heavy metal band Machinae Supremacy, whom you may know from other awesome soundtracks like Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams.

All in all, a game that no shoot 'em up fan should let pass. This is, with no room for doubt, the best western shmup made in all of videogame history.
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9 of 11 people (82%) found this review helpful
179.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 28
Really FUN action game most of the time beautiful with a lot (a lot !) of cool/weird weapons

Advice 1: most important: play on EASY when you start the game or you will be disgusted by the difficulty. Once you have finished the game it will automatically continue on the next level of difficulty with all your money/items kept.

Advice 2: alway try different weapons configurations and upgrade weapons. Remember : there is no penalty in selling weapons (no money lost). And read the advices the game give sometimes about the kind of weapons you need.

Advice 3: You might have to run to survive a level if your weapons are not good enough (for me it was in the Beer level).
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
12.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 5
The Good:

-Insane Side-Scroller.
-Lots of levels, weapons, and secrets.
-I haven't finished it yet, and i know i'll replay it with different ships, mods, and weapon combos.

The bad:

- Weak story.
- Enemy bullets are often confused with the environment.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
42.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 21
Everyone who likes Shmups (Shoot Em Up), should try out Jets'n'Guns at least once, so far I have yet to see a game like this, taking all parts into account at leasr. The upgrade system is fun and allows players to do things their own way, the levels are crafted with care and details and for every level a some loadouts may work better than others, giving the choice of weapon a certain depth. Not to mention there is a small story with many funny references around as well.

The game is several year old and even though it is we still get regular patches which is something not many games can say about themselves.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
10.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 2
This is a wonderful game! nuff said!!

I would happily place this game in the same league as top Shmups like R-Type and Gradius. Wonderful graphics, nice and clean and crisp to look at with a sweet soundtrack.

It even has a good degree of customisation with being able to kit your plane out with any sort of weaponry it can hold and has a nice upgrade system for your plane and weapons. Kinda reminds me of the original Carmageddon with the upgrades, just hit the + sign and spend your money.

Theres also a lil bit of a Mechwarrior system in game where your plane generates heat when weapons are used, so you may have to use your guns a lil more wisely as opposed to spray and pray.

All in all, this is a good game and its super reasonably priced. So if you got a lil bit of spare cash, this is worth a punt.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
7.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 5
This game has the best ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ soundtrack of any shmup I've played, with the possible exceptions of Danmaku Unlimited 2 and Mushihimesama Futari. It's a sidescroller, obviously, and is definitely not a bullet hell game. It's more in the vein of Raptor: Call of the Shadows. Customizable ships and guns, sometimes-unavoidable hits, that sort of thing. It's viscerally satisfying and a complete blast to play. The "humor" and story is a little stupid, it feels like the kind of thing a college-aged kid would throw together over a drunken weekend. But you can just play the game and not care about it. Protip: unless you hate yourself, just start on Too Fat to Die. It's way more fun that way.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
11.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 13
Old-School,Arcade-Hardcore, TONS OF FUN, all in all a very good casual game to spend some quality time with. Buy it on sale with eyes closed!!!
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
12.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 25
This shmup is off the walls. It's quite challenging, even on the easiest difficulty. Customization options are numerous, with a variety of ships, weapons, and upgrades to try out and wreck bad dudes with. It's got a crazy sense of humor as well- one of the ships you can fly is a hot dog van and one possible mission has you shooting down space spam ads. The music rocks all sorts of faces. It's the kind of stuff I want to listen to in my car. Overall, this game is in a class of its own.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 29
Glad to see this finally released on Steam - its one of the most entertaining side-scrolling shooters I've seen in years.


A daft (in a good way) Comic-book-like story spread out over some of the most varied and daft (also in a good way) missions ever: check

Multiple ships and weapon upgrades (some also daft in a good way): check

The ability to upgrade yourself in so inappropriate a manner you can't actually make it past the next mission: check

Its hard to get started however once you get the hang of things this game gets better and better :D
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 29
Unlike them Japanese danmaku shmup games, this one isn't about little girls blasting each other. It's about you being the manliest man around and blasting stuff back to hell while listening to that banging hot soundtrack. You should definitely give it a go, especially when it's under 10 bucks.
Even if you don't like the game, that soundtrack sure does make up for it, but lets be serious here, you'll love the game.
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 3
A great SHMUP. If you are a fan of the genre, you will most certainly enjoy this one. Excellent price point as well.
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4 of 7 people (57%) found this review helpful
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 9
Me gusta mucho. Hard and rage inducing, but I rage a lot.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
23.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 18
This game had rubber-ducks-in-space™ before everyone else!
If that is't enough to warrant an instant buy I don't know what is.

Now verified by actual ESA sensor data

And you can have one too: :ducky:
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
5.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 19
An absolute blast. At one point you will have more weapons on your ship than God and the screen will quake constantly from your firepower rendering enemies asunder. Music rocks. Buy it.
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 29
This game is ALMOST really good as it has some really fun graphics and excellent music... but it's lacking in so many little points in terms of gameplay that it builds up into an experience that's not very fun to play unless you're REALLY hardcore into 2D shooters... I mean being the kind of person who never takes a hit and never misses a shot.

PROS: Good graphics, awesome music, interesting hacking minigame for some of the loot you find.

CONS: No real feedback when you're taking damage making it difficult to know when you are, UI is clunky, mouse control is terrible for a game that is often compared to Tyrian which has GREAT mouse controls, everything is really tiny, no actual widescreen support, instead just stretching the screen, gameplay is also fairly low resolution, being blurred to fill the screen with full screen enabled and being super-tiny otherwise, status indicators are not only analog but really small, making them hard to read in the heat of combat, each stage is REALLY huge, often having several checkpoints along the way, which doesn't serve well for a game that focusses on intense action, joystick support reads directional inputs as "buttons" which is confusing to configure, can't configure guns and bombs/missiles to the same button and there's little reason not to fire both at once, so you often end up holding two fire buttons down at the same time... as said, it's all little stuff, but there's SO many little things wrong with this game...
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