Love retro shooters? Firebird is a blend of some of our teams favourite games from the space invasion genre. Battle aliens, giant space birds, tractor beams, air burst weapons, robot terrorists and massive motherships in a fight for domination.
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Apr 3, 2018

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April 12

Taking Control

Hi All,

We received a number of requests for controller support to be added to Firebird, so that's what we've done!

We're committed to listening to our customers, so you can expect updates to other areas in the weeks and months to come.


The JimJams Games team.
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April 3

Firebird quick update.

Hi all,

In the original build, teleport, thrust and shield were set as pickups, but had keys assigned to activate them, This appears to have caused some confusion for some players. To make it clearer, these addons to the players ship are now available from the start.

These fixes have also given us some cool ideas for some new pickups, so you can expect some additional there soon.

Thanks all,

The JimJams Games team.
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About This Game

JimJams games are a small, indie development team with a love for the retro games of the '80's and 90's. We only develop games that embrace that era, aiming to provide true classic styled gaming, with a massive retro feel.

We don't aim to develop AAA games, but simply to bring our passion for a time gone by to those who truly love classic themed and inspired games. If this is a genre and era that you love, then our games are for you.

Firebird is another classically inspired arcade zap 'em up. This time we've taken our cue from the alien shooters of the late 1980's.

Firebird brings together a whole host of the features and effects we have all loved from the space invasion genre, and puts them all together for some action packed, fast paced blasting chaos.


Repel an ever adapting alien invasion force over increasingly challenging, multiple levels.

1) Fight classic style invaders
2) Dodge and weave as they learn to divebomb
3) Watch out for the alien terrorist drop troops
4) Avoid alien super bombs, which spread shrapnel across the screen
5) Dodge alien tractor beams!
6) Over 25 different player upgrades available
7) Protect yourself with energy shields, advanced drones and ghost ships
8) Blast the enemy in all directions
9) Pick up smart bombs for instant kills
10) Come face to face with the alien mothership

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7 SP2 or better
    • Processor: Dual Core 2.80 Ghz
    • Memory: 2 MB RAM
    • Graphics: NVidia Geforce 8400GS or similar
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 150 MB available space
    • Sound Card: N/A
    • OS: Windows 7 SP2 or better
    • Processor: Quad core or higher
    • Memory: 4 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Nivida 850M or higher
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 150 MB available space
    • Sound Card: N/A
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