Blast your way through waves of enemies and bullets and defeat massive boss ships in this fast-paced vertical Shoot'em Up with a traditional Arcade Mode and an experimental Campaign Mode that borrows from the mechanics of ARPGs such as Diablo and Borderlands.
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Mostly Positive (10 reviews) - 70% of the 10 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jun 24, 2015

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Blast your way through waves of enemies and bullets and defeat massive boss ships in this fast-paced vertical Shoot'em Up with a traditional Arcade Mode and an experimental Campaign Mode that borrows from the mechanics of ARPGs such as Diablo and Borderlands.

CAMPAIGN MODE


Choose from 3 ship classes, gain experience up to level 30, loot randomly generated weapons, shields and mods from your enemies and carefully spend points in non-resetable skill trees.

Make your own challenge: overwhelm lower level enemies with devastating firepower, min-max your ship's stats to farm a specific chapter for rare loot, or bite all that you can chew and risk losing it all in hardcore mode.

  • Randomly generated enemy waves
  • 3 sub-modes: Casual (no death penalty), Normal and Hardcore (perma-death)
  • 3 ship classes: Fighter, Cruiser and Destroyer
  • 30 levels of ship experience
  • 15+ stats to min-max, such as Critical Damage, Armor, Shield Regeneration, Hitbox Size and more
  • 3 skill trees (Attack, Defense and Technology)
  • Evolutive special powers
  • Billions of randomly generated items with 4 quality tiers and according rarity
  • 4 tiers of difficulty
  • World ranking

ARCADE MODE


  • 1 bullet death: no life bars or shield shenanigans
  • Chain scoring: combos increase your score multiplier
  • 1CC scoring: you can continue when out of lives but your score and chain will reset
  • In-game power-ups

COMMON FEATURES


  • Gamepad support
  • Vertical screen support
  • Replays
  • Leaderboards
  • Achievements
  • Original soundtrack

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 8/7/Vista/XP SP3
    • Processor: 1.7 GHz Processor or better
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.1 compatible dedicated graphic card with 512MB memory
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
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