The shareware legend DemonStar comes soaring back with new game modes and revised gameplay. Originally published in 1997, DemonStar has earned the Computer Gaming World's "Shareware Game of the Year 1999" award..
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Dec 11, 2023
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After many long years, Scott Host, the creator of Galactix and Raptor Call of the Shadows, has remastered his shareware legend DemonStar - and now it comes soaring back with new game modes and revised gameplay. Originally published in 1997 and later earning the COMPUTER GAMING WORLD's "Shareware Game of the Year 1999" award, DemonStar was and still is considered by fans as one of the best 2D space shooters on PC.

- New game modes include Legacy Mode and Enhanced Mode
- 60 or 120fps
- Original Soundtrack by Bobby Prince
- New Soundtrack by Pfeffermouse
- Graphic improvements
- Tate/vertical mode for vertical monitors

DemonStar is the most thrilling vertical scrolling shooter on the market! DemonStar takes shooters to the extreme with controller support, 3D rendered graphics, explosive sound effects and a brilliant soundtrack. To destroy each boss, you will have to search for many weapons such as lasers, homing missiles and many more. As you pilot your spaceship through each of the 18 progressive levels, you can build up an arsenal worthy of a match against the XIDUS empire.

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Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

This Game may contain content not appropriate for all ages, or may not be appropriate for viewing at work: General Mature Content

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS *: Windows 7
    • Processor: i3
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 660 or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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