Magnetta is a side-scrolling action game in the vein of classic NES titles. Jump, shoot, slide and blast your way through unique and challenging levels as you collect new weapons and upgrades, hunt down secret areas, and defeat your enemies to ensure peace in the galaxy.
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Mixed (15 reviews) - 66% of the 15 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Aug 31, 2016

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February 24

Magnetta Major Update 1.2

Our second major update to Magnetta is here! This update brings unique effects to bosses based on the players weapon type, general boss fight improvements, as well as a long list of visual updates, bug fixes, and overall polish.

Magnetta 1.2 Full Patch Notes:

  • Added unique weapon effects to bosses. Try out different weapons on different bosses to discover the new effects
  • Added 5 new Challenge Maps
  • Added new cheat code to give magnetta an extra boost
  • Added new animation details to the Chemical level
  • Added new visual fixes and details to the Slime and Aether1 levels
  • Added teleportal particle effect, animation overlay, and travel particles to player dropped teleportals
  • Added LEVEL CLEAR 100% message on collecting the last collectible in a level
  • Added 'Collected First Curcuit' pop up message explaining circuits and their use
  • Added damage count visual feedback to bosses taking damage
  • Added Big enemy explosion effect and added to deaths of larger enemies
  • Added power down sound effect to negating magnetic bosses fields
  • Added shoot/whoosh/magnetic pulse sounds to any bosses firing a bullet/bomb/pulse without a sound
  • Added missing menu tick sounds for navigating UI (Extras screen, Save/Load, and Challenges)
  • Added grapple sound effect to factory boss
  • Added sound effect to factory boss and cart bomber bomb explosion
  • Added names for Challenge Maps
  • Updated visuals of Menu and UI borders
  • Updated level select song to new version
  • Changed names of difficulties to Normal and Hard on title and save/load screens and made default selection Normal
  • Made slimed enemies count as solid collision for bullets
  • Made weapon energy refill on death in Normal mode
  • Made timed holo platforms not reappear if player is inside them
  • Made crashing minecart through checkpoint orb shatter it
  • Made going between section 1 and 2 in Aether1 go through palette fade sheets instead of instantly switching
  • Made Aether3 stop and laugh between attacks after damaging the player in phase 1
  • Made player invincible to chem drips when in holo state
  • Made drill do extra damage to launch boss
  • Made colliding with a masher while grappled cause the player to disconnect from grapple
  • Made Magnetta exit slide pose on boss door close
  • Made enemies not drop powerups in challenge maps
  • Increased Chem Bullet damage to all Razkoi type enemies
  • Increased area over which explosions occur for Aether2 boss death sequence to match enemies size better
  • Increased factory boss bomb damage radius by 50%
  • Fixed splash effects occuring outside of the region of water
  • Fixed issues with grapple and drill not effecting bosses
  • Fixed magnetic pulses showing a blue splash when exiting swamp water
  • Fixed shield and weapon change overlays showing on player that hasn't spawned all the way in yet
  • Fixed Jetso's jet attack not moving magnetta
  • Fixed misaligned overlays for projectile cannons in Jetso Fight
  • Fixed aether phase 1 air attack bullets going underneath the door
  • Fixed controls explanation popping after level UI comes on screen
  • Fixed scanner cutscene ending you on the wrong weapon
  • Fixed being able to jump during the mine bosses cutscene
  • Fixed default mouse so right mouse is jump left is power or shoot
  • Fixed Meltdown achievement not being attainable
  • Fixed pallete fade sheets not showing when paused in Aether1 section 1
  • Fixed mouse selection for Aether tower levels
  • Fixed challenge map 1 exit being blocked by collision tiles
  • Fixed drill sounds not working in boss room
  • Fixed holographic weapon not being able to be used with less than 7 weapon energy

  • Fixed issues with Keyboard/Mouse controls.
    • Added Left Click, Enter, Escape as inputs to advance dialog
    • Added scroll wheel to change weapons
    • Fixed mouse default control assignment to [Left Click - Shoot] [Right Click - Jump]
    • Fixed mouse not working to select Quit from in games options screen

  • Improvements to Aether3 Phase 2 Boss Fight
    • Added new attack oppurtunity and laser attack platform configurations
    • Added 2 new wave type bullet attacks
    • Made laser attack towards center twice as fast
    • Made bullet attacks repeat a bit faster
    • Made single bullet attack lead into another bullet attack quickly

  • Improvements to Chem Mini Boss Fight
    • Increased explosion area
    • Tripled explosion count
    • Made destroyed version swap out after 700ms
    • Added sound effect to arms lowering/raising

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About This Game


The prince has been kidnapped. The royal guard, known as Renova, has gone missing.
Aether has returned... As Magnetta, only you have the power to stop him!

Magnetta is a side-scrolling action game in the vein of classic NES titles.
Jump, shoot, slide and blast your way through unique and challenging levels as you collect new weapons and upgrades, hunt down secret areas, and defeat your enemies to ensure peace in the galaxy.

You'll need to master every skill at your disposal if you're going to climb Aether's tower and take him out once and for all!

Fight your way through scrambled up levels in the Glitch, where the tilesets shift and change around you. Everything looks like you've got a dirty cartridge, and you'll need to know what you're doing to make it through and rescue your friends.

Time Trials:
The game keeps track of your fastest times on each level. You can return to levels you've already cleared and take them on again with new weapons and abilities, so find hidden shortcuts and master the best tricks for the fastest times.
Magnetta also supports online leaderboards, so your friends can see how much better you are.

Speed Run Mode:
Once you've mastered the game and shaved down your level times, take what you've learned into Speedrun Mode. This mode clocks a continuous time for a full game playthrough. Don't mess up, there are no do-overs here.

Challenge Mode: Take on a range of themed challenges. Do you have what it takes to clear them all?

Unlockable Extras: Find collectible circuits throughout the game to unlock extra stuff like cosmetic changes or bonus abilities.

Cusomizable Controls: Play the way you want.

Filtering Options: Play in pixel perfect or add scanlines and anisotropic filtering to recreate the look of playing on a CRT

8 Unlockable Weapons: Destroy your enemies and traverse the levels in new ways

Bestiary: Find and destroy all enemy types to complete your bestiary. Check for other info like weaknesses, kill count, and little flavor text.

Authentic Soundtrack: These songs sound the part, and could play on actual NES hardware.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP,Vista,7,8,10
    • Processor: 2 Ghz
    • Memory: 500 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB video memory, Shader model 3.0+
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
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