Climb into the pilot's seat of an otherworldly war machine and take down a genocidal alien race bent on eradicating humanity to preserve their own civilization.
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“This is one of my favorite shoot-'em-ups in years, and fellow STG enthusiasts would be remiss to overlook such a gem. Astebreed is a masterstroke. Spread the word.”
9.5 /10 – Destructoid

“If you’re looking for a game that has subtleties and intricacies often overlooked in modern games then Astebreed comes highly recommended.”
8/10 – Coffee Break Gaming

“...Astebreed is a game that, in terms of quality and design, puts many recent triple-A releases to shame...”
5/5 – USGamer

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You are Roy Becket, a young pilot with dreams of becoming as skilled as his adoptive father. When a galactic war with an ancient mechanical alien race reaches its boiling point, Roy is forced to spring into action and take control of an otherworldly bipedal war machine in hopes of saving what's left of humanity.

Joining Roy is a young girl who claims to have escaped the clutches of the nefarious aliens. Forever altered through horrible experimentation, she now possesses the very abilities humanity will need to push back the doomsday clock.

Together, they must battle an unrelenting army alone and reunite their shattered family.

The End of All Things is in sight. At the edge of eradication stands Astebreed.

Arcade Shooter Evolved

Astebreed takes the classic arcade shooter and breathes new life into it. Using lovingly crafted 3D models, cutting edge particle effects, and tried-and-true Japanese mecha designs, Astebreed delivers an unparalleled atmosphere of beautiful destruction.

A Full Arsenal

Roy has a considerable arsenal to combat his foes, as well. Armed with the mysterious Lucis device, Roy's mech can shoot from a distance, paint targets for precision homing attacks, and even get close for a killing blow with a powerful blade attack. No enemy shall escape your wrath, no matter where they hide.

Dynamically Changing Perspective

Your enemies are not always ahead of you. Your enemies swarm, fly and intercept, and Astebreed's dynamic perspective always keeps the action in view. Seamlessly switching between vertical, horizontal, and 3D shooter, Astebreed will keep you guessing what your next threat will be, without ever interrupting the action.

Requisitos do Sistema

    Mínimos:
    • Sistema Operativo: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
    • Processador: Core 2 Duo or faster
    • Placa gráfica: Shader Model 3.0 compatible, GeForce 8600GT (2007 model) or better
    • DirectX: Versão 9.0
    • Notas adicionais: Controller recommended
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Ed Rooney
( 1.5 hrs em registo )
Publicada: 23 Maio
Shmups are a dying breed, it's rare to see a modern shmup on Steam that doesn't immediately betray that it was made by a small indie team hacking together a tribute to the classics. Astebreed, on the other hand, looks and feels like a game that I wouldn't mind paying $14.99 for, but with the caveat that, like many shmups, the story takes less than two hours to play through and is designed for multiple playthroughs and highscore chasing.

Astebreed plays like Platinum Games made an old school shmup. It's simple enough that someone new could make it through the campaign on a low difficulty and feel like a bad-♥♥♥, but the mechanics are deep enough that you really need to master them for the hard difficulty or if you want to play for high scores. Once you get thngs down you'll be zipping around the screen, shooting enemies down, using lock-on attacks, deflecting enemy fire with your melee before charging in for the kill, and unleashing one of several different super attacks. As this happens the pespective will occasionally shift between top-down, side-scolling, and behind-the-shoulder. The latter works the worst, but the devs obviously knew that because that perspective is used more for wow-factor moments and comprises the least challenging moments of the game. Overall it's hectic and fun and a condensed experience without any filler. Some games might be 8+ hours long with 1.5 hours of truly exciting gameplay, Astebreed just simply ditches all the extra fluff, but regardless the length will be a sticking point for people who just want more for their money.

There's a surprisingly deep story here from a shmup and it's absolutely absolutely bat-♥♥♥♥ insane, although I'm aware that it may just be par for the course if you're into anime. Whether you're interested in it or not, you'll likely miss most of it because the voice acting is all Japanese and the english text is shoved into the bottom corner where you're going to miss it because a good 50% of the exposition happens during firefights. Even when I was able to see the text a lot of the story is an odd mix of pretentious and inane. I have a feeling that may have been exactly the intent, but it's just not for me, and fortunately it's not necessary to enjoy the game and also completely ignorable.

If you can find it on sale (it's been as low as $4) it's definitely worth a play.
smashthosepies
( 4.4 hrs em registo )
Publicada: 15 Maio
Game is great when played with a controller. The flashy combos and crunchy hits definitely makes the combat rewarding. 10/10 would recommend
LemmeAxUSomethin
( 1.7 hrs em registo )
Publicada: 14 Maio
I don't really write reviews, but I had to say my piece about Astebreed. First off, it's beautiful, or at least I think so. Being a huge Mecha fan, this was the biggest drawing point for me, and it did not disappoint. Secondly, the gameplay. It's fast paced, and can get pretty intense at times. In chapter three I felt a significant difficulty boost, and by chapter four there were even points I was overwhelmed. Not to mention, there's a story! Going into a lot of these games, I don't expect much story, seeing as most of these games get lost in translation hell, and the story doesn't really vibe. Is this the best story on the planet> No, not quite, but it does a good job of making you feel like what you're doing has purpose, and that's all anyone could really ask for. I've only really played this game for 43 minutes, however, and it's addicting, and I'm definately going back to it once I post this review.
Foggy Dreamer
( 5.6 hrs em registo )
Publicada: 6 Maio
Astebreed is a decent shoot 'em up game where you use a variety of attacks - regular shots, homing shots, a short range blade attack and powerful finishing blows. Unlike most games, the perspective constantly changes, switching between a vertical, horizontal and frontal shooter.

The cut scenes and dialogue feel like they are straight out of a mecha anime. However, the characters have a bad habit of chatting while you are in a middle of a battle. This makes it quite difficult to follow the story while staying alive.

Overall, a great shmup for enthusiasts and casual players alike.
Zaalbar - 愛の戦士
( 10.8 hrs em registo )
Publicada: 2 Maio
Awesome, stylish, super-robot themed shmup with some interesting mechanics and perspectives that serve to somewhat break typical shmup conventions and make the game fun even for newcomers to the genre.
Jarmustard
( 3.2 hrs em registo )
Publicada: 1 Maio
With the inclusion of lockon abilities, melee that removes most types of incoming projectiles, and dashing - this game hardly feels like a traditional bullet-hell game. You end up focusing not on individual bullets to avoid but the overal flow of the battle and the cooldown of your abilities. It's incredibly smooth and fun to play.

It also tries to make you feel like the anime hero with cutscenes seamlessly blended into the fighting. It's quite cinematic... however the abundance of anime tropes are somewhat hard to swallow.

All in all I enjoyed it a lot.
[N/R] Monologue
( 13.3 hrs em registo )
Publicada: 1 Maio
Smooth and Fin Funnel !

reminds me a bit of Xenogears which is great! and the story is great! although...it's quite short

but still ~ 10/10
Videogamevegas
( 1.3 hrs em registo )
Publicada: 30 Abril
Astebreed is more spectacle than gameplay, but what's here is amazing! Fun, with an impossible end boss that I've still yet to beat, this is worth a buy. Many sales for this one. Got it for 75% off and absolutely worth it at that price!
Tetsuya Kuroko
( 3.9 hrs em registo )
Publicada: 29 Abril
Just from playing the prologue I instantly feel the urge to recommend this game to shrump love
:thumbsup:
The Alien Banana
( 1.9 hrs em registo )
Publicada: 27 Abril
I had absolutely no idea what was going on with the plot. At all. But it had fun gameplay and a lot of cool lasers and robots. Get it if it's on sale and you're a huge weeb.
Mishli
( 3.5 hrs em registo )
Publicada: 18 Abril
First off, this game plays pretty well, it's graphically great and there's lots of options, the dynamic positioning works great going from 3d to top down to sidescrolling, but it's hard for me to recommend this to any casual player due to some things i felt were glaring issues.

First and foremost, the game is almost rediculously short, i played through the whole thing twice in a little over an hour on normal mode, and i'm not exactly the best at these kinds of shooters. Yes the game is only 15 dollars, but it's literally only got 6 or 7 missions that take a few minutes each. only reason it took me so long was because one or two bosses are really annoying and the ability of the sword to destroy incoming projectiles is... inconsistant sometimes.

Another really annoying thing is the story is fast and feels rushed, there is almost no downtime whatsoever, there's almost nothing between missions, you just start the next one and "BOOM SOMETHING IMPORTANT" finish mission MORE IMPORTANT STUFF and then MORE IMPORTANT STUFF DURING BOSS, the story is told via small chat boxes in the bottom left corner, which is both good because it doesn't get in the way of gameplay, but that also makes it really annoying, as i was honestly interested in the story, and i ended just spamming an invincibility move going back and forth accross the screen while reading the tiny chat boxes and ended up finishing half of the levels that way without even paying attention. Especially with how much i tried to understand what was going on, the fact that they just kept throwing plot at you constantly with almost no break, in the middle of trying to dodge bullets in an incredibly short game made it feel even shorter than it already is.

A huge gripe of mine is the 'hyper' move as well, it's really cool to have a screen clearing attack, or to be able to target melee everything you've locked onto, yet about 1/3d the time, the move doesn't work for me. I even went through the tutorial 5 times and still can't figure out what's up. I would love the 'screen clearing bullet shield' swipe to be it's own button while the lock on attack was independant, because very often in some of the bosses, you pratically have to use the lock on, but want to use the shield just to survive. It doesn't help that the blade's ability to deflect projectiles is occationally very sketchy, i can do the same thing against a boss 3 times and twice take no damage and the third die in under 10 seconds.

Though i have a lot of little gripes with this game, it is still very well put together and if you want just a fairly cheap, very good looking game, i'd recommend picking it up, but i don't think it's worth it's short length to the average player. I recommend anyone who really wants a challenge to play the game once on easy mode and just read the story, then immediately switch to hard mode and go from there. Just consider easy mode a slightly longer tutorial with some interesting, if not cliche'd story. and hard mode the actual game
Honkers
( 6.8 hrs em registo )
Publicada: 14 Abril
its ok
Ninj0r
( 1.8 hrs em registo )
Publicada: 13 Abril
Solid game with great visuals and 3D effects; cheesy story but if you're a shmup fan, you'll enjoy this.
Tararabbit111279
( 5.7 hrs em registo )
Publicada: 9 Abril
Imagine starfox. Now imagine starfox, but the characters are all out of some campy, Japineese anime. Now imagine starfox, but instead of a plane, you fly a sword wielding mecha suit. This is Astebreed. Kinda short, but still fun.

You have lots of ways to attack in this game. You have 2 shooting attacks, wide aoe and a frontal cone. By holding down the attack buttons you can lock on to enemies. Your bullets destroy purple shots from enemies and fill up your x attack guage. You also have a sword attack. The swoard attack can destroy yellow bullets and fill up your x attack. You can also do a dashing sword attack. Then break faces with the x attack.

Harder difficulties offer a bit of replayability.

Game is well suited to a controller. Haven't tried with mouse and keyboard.

8/10. Solid shooter.
EvilMath
( 0.4 hrs em registo )
Publicada: 7 Abril
So which bar is my health again?
SorceressRayne
( 1.5 hrs em registo )
Publicada: 5 Abril
I like this game... it's kinda like a bullet hell game but with swords.. so the more you attack things the more points and shield regen you get. So literally... Go. ♥♥♥♥ing. Nuts. :3 The bosses sometimes need a bit more thought (I just got to Queen System - 3rd phase and can't kill it >.>).

The game isn't hard just to be hard.. it's hard as in challenging.. even on normal mode. Totally recommend for anyone.
Voice overs are still in Japanese but there a subtitles. I don't even realize the story is happening half the time because I'm blowing stuff up.
Awalys
( 3.1 hrs em registo )
Publicada: 26 Março
50% of your gameplay time - button mashing your sword button, because it clears every single bullet that reaches you.

50% of your gameplay time - you keep getting hit by homing red lasers you barely can avoid, because you just keep swinging your magical bullet-clearing sword, but your shield is OP and makes those don't matter at all, unless you're playing for score. (Don't even try to play for score in this random mess.)

And don't you just love when the enemies come from every possible angle in existence, making it impossible to make an actual good scoring/survival strategy?

i'm rating it good design/10
Recommended for professional button mashers, by professional button mashers.
leigh m cardholder
( 0.6 hrs em registo )
Publicada: 26 Março
Not my style of game, unfortunately. It's a fast-paced bullethell arcade shooter, but I thought it would be a lot slower and more technical. I'm old and boring.
kanaan
( 7.7 hrs em registo )
Publicada: 23 Março
Where has this game been all my life? It came out of nowhere and all I know is that I need more games like this.
3v!| T3Ddy
( 2.6 hrs em registo )
Publicada: 22 Março
A pretty short but awesome gameplay.
weapon system reminds me of Radiant Silvergun.
different weapons, and a sword.

enjoyed playing this even on low graphical settings on an Atom based Win8 tablet.
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With the inclusion of lockon abilities, melee that removes most types of incoming projectiles, and dashing - this game hardly feels like a traditional bullet-hell game. You end up focusing not on individual bullets to avoid but the overal flow of the battle and the cooldown of your abilities. It's incredibly smooth and fun to play.

It also tries to make you feel like the anime hero with cutscenes seamlessly blended into the fighting. It's quite cinematic... however the abundance of anime tropes are somewhat hard to swallow.

All in all I enjoyed it a lot.
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Publicada: 30 Abril
Astebreed is more spectacle than gameplay, but what's here is amazing! Fun, with an impossible end boss that I've still yet to beat, this is worth a buy. Many sales for this one. Got it for 75% off and absolutely worth it at that price!
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Awesome, stylish, super-robot themed shmup with some interesting mechanics and perspectives that serve to somewhat break typical shmup conventions and make the game fun even for newcomers to the genre.
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Astebreed is a decent shoot 'em up game where you use a variety of attacks - regular shots, homing shots, a short range blade attack and powerful finishing blows. Unlike most games, the perspective constantly changes, switching between a vertical, horizontal and frontal shooter.

The cut scenes and dialogue feel like they are straight out of a mecha anime. However, the characters have a bad habit of chatting while you are in a middle of a battle. This makes it quite difficult to follow the story while staying alive.

Overall, a great shmup for enthusiasts and casual players alike.
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47.7 hrs em registo
Publicada: 16 Março
First: ignore the "TOO EASY" reviews. They are jokes. None of them took note of score, 1CCed Hard mode or even COMPLETED it.

One of the best, most underrated indie games out there, made doubly impressive by the development company's obscurity & status as part-time devs. Despite classic arcade-like design principles, it's not a "nostalgia game"; it can hardly be described as "X meets Y". Maybe Sin & Punishment's cinematic on-rails presentation + a shmup's bullet dodging + Alien Soldier's sheer variety of stuff to do... but that wouldn't really do it justice.

Before going more in-depth: Astebreed is NOT a bullet-hell/bullet-curtain game. It simply has bullet-hell ELEMENTS. You'll be dodging stuff and the last two bosses can get pretty manic, but you'll be destroying enemy shots in mid-air with your sword (or projectiles) just as much, if not more. It's less of a bullet hell or even a shmup as much as... an anime mecha game. If you find games like Dodonpachi to not be your thing, give this a try anyway; if you're into bullet-hells then chances are you're into arcadey games in general, so also go ahead and play this; just don't expect bullet-hell.

I will outline the attacks here, but make sure you go through the entire tutorial to get a better feel for just how they work in the middle of battle:

You control a robot while locking-on, shooting, sword-slashing and comboing your way through various perspective-shifting stages. You have two normal shots (activated by tapping their respective buttons) & two lock-ons (holding down their respective button). The lock-ons are a forward & spread shot respectively, either targeting around you in a circle or in a straight line. Your slash is more than it seems at first glance; sure, you can quickly tap the attack button to do a fast combo, but this can often leave you open; sometimes, AVOIDING the longer combo attack by timing your presses just right is the better way to go. You can also hold on to the sword button along with whatever direction you want to dash towards, sword-first. Lastly you have a variety of context-sensitive special attacks; if you press the special attack button while locked on to nothing, you will damage whatever is near you (the range of this effect increases once you unlock the second mech) and creates a short aura of invincibility around you, which adds a nice element of strategy. While locked on to a large group of enemies, your mecha will automatically home in on them and slash them up at a crazy speed; meanwhile, while only locked on to a single enemy, you will pull off a very anime-esque move on it taking out a significant chunk of its health. The scoring system is easy to understand and hard to master and involves plenty of practice of all the aforementioned skills (once again, refer to the tutorial on scoring). Many will feel that the game will completely destroy your fingers, but if you find yourself mindlessly mashing the normal shots chances are you're not playing it right; the lock-on is very useful throughout most of the game and balances out the button-mashing quite well. The on-rails camera-shifting (from side-scrolling to vertical shooter to behind-the-back third-person) is truly impressive; it helps add to the game's variety while also making for interestingly-composed cinematography.

My gameplay gripes are balance issues, occasional lack of proper (yet not game-breaking) attack telegraphing and the lack of a DEFAULT option to set the movement keys to WASD. The latter, however, is easily fixed by googling "Astebreed WASD" and getting the Astebreed tweaker from the Steam forums (however note that sometimes it might create a strange delay for the directional keys; if this happens, just restore the defaults and set your own controls again). The former might just be a result if my (crappy) play style, but it feels like an area in stage 3 along with the last boss are both a bit too much of a difficulty spike. Even then it's nothing as big as, say, the contrast in difficulty between Ikaruga's first and second stages. Beyond that we have the occasional bizarre crash when using the "restart game" feature, but this can't actually destroy one of your runs, so I can look past it (also my computer is an ancient piece of garbage that was old even when I got it in 2008 and I can't even properly play this on max settings)

My own technical issues aside, the presentation's great. The art direction gives everything a cohesive space-y feeling while still being varied and making good contrasting use of color, the robots look so cool they even won over an old-school Japanese cartoon robot purist like me (I'll always prefer stuff like Go Nagai's Mazinger Z, Osamu Tezuka's Pluto and Mitsuteru Yokoyama's Black Ox to the more detailed "real robot" types that this game took influence from), the music is fitting, the animations and sound effects work... everything just comes together to make you feel like a mecha-piloting badass.

You probably noticed by now that I've not mentioned anything to do with the story or human characters so far; depending on a variety of factors, those can be a bit of a mixed bag. If you're extremely bothered by otaku-centric modern anime (which I am not), you will absolutely not be able to stand them; but that's not an issue, because you can skip every cutscene and completely mute all the anime talking. I don't, though, because I AM an anime fan and I enjoy the way the game makes you feel like you're playing a dramatic, well-directed, bizarre Japanese cartoon. The in-game dialogue can also be an issue if you can't speak Japanese, because most of it is delivered through gameplay and it's VERY hard to pay attention to both the subtitles AND the crazy robot action simultaneously. If you really want to know the full story and character interaction, I recommend watching a Youtube longplay instead (which might also help with certain difficult parts in Hard mode). Lastly we have the character art, which I place more focus on than most people. Putting it simply, the game clearly has various artists with very different levels of skill. Some of the visual novel-like cutscenes and human character artwork look super-stylish, expressive and cool by visual novel standards (actually, they look more like a high-profile TV mecha anime show; the art on the upper-right of this very page is an example) while others are just about what you'd expect from a visual novel. If you're not an art elitist like me though and find a lot of commonly-praised VNs to look pretty, those occasional downgrades will not bother you & the particularly good parts will surprise you even more.

This is also a short game, but if you're into arcade games this should not be an issue; arcade design is not about artificially creating "pacing" by stopping the action to force you to solve physics "puzzles" or pushing a block over a switch, which can be an issue with otherwise-great games. There is no exploration and no grinding; the game's world is not your oyster. Good arcade design is about pure non-stop gameplay bliss, a barrage of creative enemy formations and set-pieces that will stay with you for years. It is not about offering the player the illusion that they are forging their own path, but about creating a pre-set obstacle course and then giving you a very wide variety of ways of making your way through it and grading them based on their inventiveness. Replayability comes in the form of beating all the modes with all the mechs, 1CCing hard more and improving your global score.

Given this is an obscure game, the art unlockables are actually a nice thing to have because you can't just find all of them online. Some of them, like the 2D mecha concept artwork and the aforementioned stylish human character pictures, are definitely a visual treat. You also get to view every model and effect, because why not.

This is not just just a mere "old school nostalgia" game; it is simply a good game.
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5.8 hrs em registo
Publicada: 13 Março
Astebreed...I dont know why i always stuck at chapter 5 errr.....
But i like it though~~
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Publicada: 24 Janeiro
Summary:
Astebreed is a Japanese bullet hell game made by Edelweiss (you might have know their previous bullet hell game, Ether Vapor Remaster, or platformer Fairy Bloom Freesia). It has great presentation and visual effects but has flaws typical for Japanese bullet hells - short length, harder difficulty (though there's easy difficulty) and silly story.

I'd recommend this game but only to people who know what to expect from this subgenre of shoot 'em ups, with all upsides and downsides, others, if not attracted by the visuals, should rather try other shoot 'em ups (check Steredenn).

Pros:
- Great presentation. Oh, it looks gorgeous! The game will shift camera angles pretty often so you can see all the hard work developers made there - environment, enemies and all effects look simply great.
- Rapid combat that doesn't leave you much time to get rest. Anyway, most levels are three minutes of mob killing and three minutes of bossfight, the rest goes for cutscenes.
- Controller support. Played on Xbox 360 controller without any problems.
- Steam achievements that aren't gained just for beating levels - There are actually challenges in them that require to play in specific style.

Cons:
- Short length. If you want to play it only once (on normal or easy difficulty), don't expect more than 2 hours of playtime.
- There's only Japanese dubbing and most dialogues happen in battles where you won't get opportunity to read the English subtitles. Anyway, you don't lose much since it's mostly space brother-sisters drama packed into mecha action.
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1.1 hrs em registo
Publicada: 14 de Dezembro de 2015
This is the best (scrolling) shooter I've played in years. If you liked Panzer Dragoon Orta, R-Type Final or Gradius V, then get this.
This is not, and I believe not designed to be, a bullet hell shooter. Just because there's lots of bullets, doesn't make it a bullet hell. Thunderforce 4 was not a bullet hell shooter and see all the bullets in that!
If you see negative reviews here on Steam saying this is a failed bullet hell type shooter, please do yourself a favour and ignore those ignoramuses as they cleary dont know what they're talking about.
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8.5 hrs em registo
Publicada: 23 Fevereiro
Apparently, this super advanced alien AI civilization built these 2 uber OP mechas/girls-turned-AIs but didn't bother to improve/mass produce them. some human stole one of them and his adopted son proceeded to destroy said civilization with it, while the other mecha betrayed the AI-Civ because the pilot and the girls were a family... serves them right.

Pros:
+ Fun sidescrolling and top-down gameplay.
+ Camera transitions feels about right.
+ Good graphics for its genre.
+ Good art.
+ Good Music and voice acting.
+ Non-stop chatting ingame (story/lore exposition) saves you from sitting for hours on cutscenes, on a 1 hour game. It also gives a nice touch to the gameplay.
+ Fio.
+ Bodysuits!

Con:
- Short (might be a pro if you like games that don't require too much time).
- Hard to follow all the ingame conversation while button-mashing.
- Screen can get quite polluted sometimes. are those bots even trying to hit me?
- Bald guy shows up way more often than i'd like.
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15.9 hrs em registo
Publicada: 17 de Dezembro de 2015
English (US)
One of the best bullet hell shooters I've ever played, rich mechanics, nice 3d visuals, a rare thing in side scrollers shooters.

PROS:
- Nice graphics
- Really good combat mechanics, you can shoot, shoot with dispersion, bomb, and cut with a hurge sword, each of them can cancel a enemy type of attack
- Bosses are well made, with good stratefy
- 2 types of mecha

CONS:
Small, only 6 stages :(


Portugues (Brasil)
Um dos melhores bullet hell que joguei, mecânica rica, gráficos excelentes em 3d, coisa rara em bullet hells, que geralmente são 2d.

PROS:
- Gráficos excelentes pro tipo de jogo
- Jogabilidade muito boa, com riqueza de interatividade, pode cortar com espada, atirar, atirar com dispersão, e bombar a tela, e cada um consegue destruir até um tipo dos 3 níveis de ataques inimigos...
- Boss são muito bem feitos, boa estratégia e jogabilidade
- 2 tipos de mecha, que vai te fazer jogar o jogo pelo menos 6x, como cada mecha em cada dificuldade.

CONTRAS:
Pequeno, somente 6 fases :(

Nota 7.5/10
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2.8 hrs em registo
Publicada: 26 Janeiro
I like Nihon no robotto anime and twin Yuri.
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6 de 8 pessoas (75%) acharam esta análise útil
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4.5 hrs em registo
Publicada: 11 de Dezembro de 2015
Review in English/Spanish
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English:
Good game overall but extremely short, the voiceovers are painfully amateurish and the story is weak and hard to follow. Gameplay wise it’s a hybrid between a rail shooter and a danmaku.

Decent purchase if bought on sale.

Español:
Astebreed es un hibrido entre un railshooter/danmaku, tiene buena presentación visual y banda sonora decente pero el juego sufre de una longevidad excesivamente corta y una historia inexistente (señores, terrible idea de narrar una historia en medio del frenesí de un bullet hell)

No hablemos de los actores de voz pues dan vergüenza ajena pero a pesar de sus fallas para ser un título indie es disfrutable y lo recomendaría si puedes comprarlo en rebaja.
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Recomendado
3.4 hrs em registo
Publicada: 28 de Dezembro de 2015
i couldn't stop to play this game

even though this game is short, but i'm enjoyable to play this one.

animu, mecha, shooting alien with giant sword are good ideas

therefore i would reccomend this game.

well i hope there's sequel from this game

would buy it again.
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5.5 hrs em registo
Publicada: 14 Fevereiro
Short but Amazing
[Recommended during Sale]

Indie games really do have the potential to amaze you. This is definitely one of those games.

Overview:
Astebreed is an indie bullet hell game (danmaku) comparable to the arcade-styled Sin & Punishment franchise. Rather than the usual "one hit wonder" formula, this game uses health system which regenerates by itself. While the game has high difficulty ceiling like any other danmaku, Astebreed's story and graphics can be enjoyed at leisure on easier difficulties.

Pros:
+ Beginner friendly.
+ Beautiful graphics.
+ Cinematics are well made.
+ Background can really absorb players into the game.
+ Audio and soundtrack matches the game perfectly.
+ There are several unlockables for beating difficulites, albeit limited.
+ Character mugshots during transmissions are nice minor additions to the game.

Cons:
- No customization features. Even the titular unlockable mecha (Astebreed) doesn't differ much from the first one (Xbreed).
- Keyboard controls might take some time to get used to. Stick with controllers if available.
- Voice acting is a bit over-the-top.
- Being at the bottom-left screen, the dialogue is hard to read at harder difficulties.
- Storytelling is decent at best.
- Lacks the finesse of bullet patterns commonly found in danmaku games.

Score: 8.5/10
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3 de 4 pessoas (75%) acharam esta análise útil
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Recomendado
1.6 hrs em registo
Publicada: 31 de Dezembro de 2015
A Succint Review:
Mechs.
Explosions.
Slashy slashy.
Shooty shooty.
I have no idea what is going on.
Fast-paced fun.
Seriously what is happening...
Too short, but very replayable.
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3.6 hrs em registo
Publicada: 26 de Dezembro de 2015
Pretty wild colorful fast paced shmup. Get ready for some mind bending ariel maneuvers. Either the story doesn't make much sense or the frantic action just keeps you too busy to follow what really going on. The PS3 style graphics are nice, especially considering most shmups on STEAM are awful, some may call it pixel graphics, but I think its just an excuse to sell you lazy ports. If you enjoy shmups and mechs at all, you owe it to yourself to pick this one up.
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2.3 hrs em registo
Publicada: 18 Janeiro
Quickie review:

Really enjoyed this.

Nice presentation. Good control.

I do wish it was easier to watch the story while playing, but its a shoot-em up, story is secondary.

Worth it.
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2.2 hrs em registo
Publicada: 4 Janeiro
Astebreed is mostly like a wannabe bullet hell, but done super poorly. I can understand that they were trying to go for some unique, and they did, it felt interesting, but in the end, it was poor execution of the 'bullet hell' segments that killed it for me. Regardless of that. it's short, the story has it's moment. I'll give it a thumbs up. mostly cause I actually had fun while playing it. so I hope I can finish it without it freezing because I alt tabbed.
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3 de 6 pessoas (50%) acharam esta análise útil
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Recomendado
0.6 hrs em registo
Publicada: 19 de Dezembro de 2015
This game can be summarized in a few words:
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11/10 would pew.
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135 de 144 pessoas (94%) acharam esta análise útil
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14.4 hrs em registo
Publicada: 30 de Maio de 2014
Highly recommended - without a doubt, if you're a SHMUP fan or newcomer, you'll enjoy this title. I've definitely enjoyed my time with this!

-There are a total of 6 chapters, with a boss encounter for each. Early stages can be pretty easy, but it can get difficult later on, especially on higher difficulty. It can take you a few attempts during later boss encounters before you figure out their attack pattern and take them down!

-The visuals are fantastic for a SHMUP – everything is crisp and fluid. I really love the excellent art aesthetics and the look for the mechas.

-Also, there are full Japanese voice overs for all of the characters (it's actually pretty good!) Subtitles are available, but you won't be reading much of it during intense fights.

-3 attacks are available to you (4 if you count the EX special which has 3 variants) and each attack has a secondary function. Scatter shots can lock on enemies around you, focus shots lock on enemies in a targeted direction and blade attacks can be used to dash across the screen. Destroying enemy shots with the blade will charge the EX meter faster.

-You’ll become real familiar with your arsenal – you won’t just spam one attack, especially if you’re a score chaser. You'll use blade attacks to rack up points, switch between shots depending on your position, cancel enemy projectiles with your blade, line up foes and dash across the screen with the blade dash to destroy enemies or avoid danger, and find the perfect moment to unleash your EX special to annihilate your foes.

-You can take some punishment before you die. Your "health" is your shields which recharges over time to a certain degree.

-The camera perspective will change during combat keeping each encounter fresh. It switches between side-scrolling, top-down, and 3D perspectives.

-Astebreed definitely has replayability. Hard mode is extremely challenging. You also have the option to turn on scoring to test your skills and compete against other players’ scores on the online leaderboards.

-There are unlockables! Hard mode, art, model viewer, and the ability to start with a different mecha becomes available after beating the game.
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