Stop time and project yourself through space with “Time-stop warp” magic, pass through physical obstacles, dodge incoming bullets and shoot down your enemies! A satisfying shooter, filled with dark humor!
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Very Positive (67) - 98% of the 67 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jul 15, 2016

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August 5

Steel Sword Story has a brand new hard mode! For those seeking a challenge, this new “Gamer” mode is for you!

Dear Users,

Orthodox 2D Side Scrolling Action Game “Steel Sword Story” has got a brand new Hard mode.
Choose the “Gamer” mode from the title screen and prepare yourself for a brutal challenge.

Gamer mode adjustments:
  • Main character Azul’s HP and MP have been lowered.
  • Enemy actions and movements have been updated.
Enemies move faster, hit harder and have more moves, making combat challenging but fair.

This mode won’t make it easy for you at all.
Can you manage a no death run?

Also the new version has been optimized so frame rate and other performance issues have been smoothed out for an all round better gaming experience.

Take up the challenge! Steel Sword Story Gamer Mode is waiting for you!

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July 30

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About This Game


The year is 1977.

Meglilo came from a magic kingdom to visit the human world, but she was unfortunately killed when she landed in the midst of a confrontation between Professor Amamori, inventor of the Vulkaiser, and the Gogoh Army.

Professor Amamori performed a reconstruction operation on her, and she was brought back as a WITCH-BOT, to seek revenge on the Gogoh Army!

Join Meglilo and her adorable sidekick/conscience, Billiken, as they blast through multiple worlds and bosses to bring about order and justice...after tragedy has already occurred.

Mixing classic vertical shmup action with hilariously dark cut scenes, Meglilo isn't a game where you just skip straight to the action. Watch as our heroine waits until AFTER the villains do terrible things (usually watching the whole time) before leaping into action. With great campy dialogue and questionable morals, WITCH-BOT Meglilo's cute aesthetics belie the sheer amount of havoc that happens around you.


Meglilo isn't your usual bullet hell vertical shooter. When your lightning fast reflexes aren't enough, this magical cyborg has a couple of tricks up her sleeve.

Harnessing the magic that still resides within, Meglilo can stop time and warp about the screen! Simply press the Time-Stop button and choose where in the stage you'd like to teleport. Meglilo will then warp directly to her destination, making her invulnerable to incoming bullets and obstacles. Using the Time-stop warp, you can dodge enemy attacks, teleport to strategic points, and much more! But be warned: there's a limit to how often you can zap around, and your magical gauge will deplete quickly, so use your power wisely!

But don't just rely on your witchcraft. Meglilo's satellites are interchangable and upgradeable, featuing around 10 variations include “Multi-target shot”, “Laser” and “Drill”.

Different Satellite variations can be equipped on the left and right sides, allowing for totally different attack styles every time. For example, having a right side devoted to a melee style while the left is powered up with lasers. It’s up to the player how they wish to enter battle!

Show that you have what it takes to take on the Gogoh Army, its fierce commanders and ultimately save(?) the world!


  • Z: shot
  • X: Time-stop warp
  • Left Ctrl: Pause
  • Esc: Close the game
  • Space: Go back to title


The concept for WITCH-BOT MEGLILO was to create a unique shoot ‘em up that allows players to “stop time and dodge through a hail of bullets”.

Players will feel unstoppable as they easily evade attacks that they would normally find difficult to avoid, as well as attacks that are impossible to avoid.

With the Satellites that can be equipped on the left and right, the aim is to highlight the fun of creating weapon combinations specific to ASTROPORT.
Please play many times and try out various unique weapon combinations!

The story that progresses with each stage is presented as a dark comedy.

This game is a work of fiction. All characters, groups and places appearing in this work are fictional. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, or actual groups or places, is purely coincidental.

System Requirements

    • OS: WINDOWS 2000 / XP / 7/ 8 /10
    • Processor: PentiumIII 1GHz or above
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA’s GeForce series / ATI’s RADEON series
    • DirectX: Version 8.0
    • Storage: 100 MB available space

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