This VR title is a unique room-scale third-person shooter. Control the Nightstar by moving your Motion Controller in space, shooting a vast variety of enemies, and avoiding obstacles and enemy fire. Play through 8 levels of non-stop action and immortalize your name on the global leaderboard!
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Mar 7, 2017
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Notice: Requires the HTC Vive virtual reality headset. See the VR Support section for more info.

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April 10

NIGHTSTAR IS BACK! Open beta for our next title is here. Get it while it's hot!



DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE HERE: https://tiny-leviathan.itch.io/alliance

Hello fellow pilots! Wow, It's been a while.

I'm here today with a massive thank you gift to this community. I've joined a couple of other guys and we're making what is basically NIGHTSTAR: Starfighter on steroids.

We call it ALLIANCE, and this time the scale just goes through the roof. On the open beta, you can jump into VR and fight your way through 3 highly replayable sectors, collect upgrades and weapons for your ship, build a fleet, and much more.

So please give it a try and most importantly - send me your feedback! I'd love to hear your thoughts on it! There's a google survey on the bottom of the Itch.io page, and you can fill it out for a chance of winning an awesome t-shirt and other prizes.

DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE HERE: https://tiny-leviathan.itch.io/alliance

Commander RED out!
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About This Game

What is NIGHTSTAR?

This VR title is a retro inspired, room-scale third-person shooter. You play by moving your Vive Motion Controller in space, shooting a vast variety of enemies, and avoiding obstacles and enemy fire. You progress through the levels by collecting upgrades that not only make your starfighter more powerful but also make the enemies more angry at you.

BACKSTORY

Planet Earth. 1983.
You've been selected among millions of gamers to pilot the NIGHTSTAR, an ultimate starfighter with enough firepower to hold back the Drone Coalition.

Will you accept the challenge?

ARE YOU A BAD ENOUGH DUDE TO SAVE OUR GALAXY?

NIGHTSTAR brings all the best elements of the classic Arcade Shoot'em Up games to the age of Virtual Reality. Built from the ground up for VR and polished to exhaustion to achieve perfect balance, NIGHTSTAR will take you back to the golden age of arcades, but this time in complete immersion. Intuitive controls and a great variety of well-designed enemies are waiting for you on the other side.


FEATURE LIST


Intuitive Controls
You grew up playing with airplane toys. Piloting the Nightstar is just like that. Realistic toys. That shoot lasers... In space. And will eventually explode. Do I have to say more?

Upgrade. Adapt. Evolve.
Make your way through the restless enemy waves, and show them you're here for serious stuff. Upgrade your weapons, expand your defenses and give that extra punch. None shall stay in your way.

Smart, Adaptable Enemies
Don't get too comfortable. The enemies will learn your moves, and will attack you with everything they have. Battle enemy starfighters, armed asteroids, bounty hunters, torpedo gunships, and giant battleships.

Original 80s Inspired Soundtrack
The synthwave is strong in this one. Get ready for this fully immersive soundtrack that adapts to the gameplay in real time. Composed by the amazing Thiago Adamo, AKA PXLDJ.

Online Leaderboards
Who's the best Nightstar pilot on the planet? Let's find out.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel i5-4590
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel i7-4770
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 2 GB available space

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