A top-down driving shooter. It's like Devil Daggers + GTA1 (Kill Frenzy!). Stop The Great Old Ones - or die trying!
All Reviews:
Positive (18) - 88% of the 18 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jun 8, 2017

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“The game is in the Alpha state right now: core mechanics are in and it's fun to play. But I want to add some additional, smaller mechanics and more content - that's where you come in! I'd like to hear your ideas and develop the game together with you!”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Probably a few months, depending on the amount of content and mechanics to add.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“I want to add some Steamworks features (like achievements and leaderboards), new weapons and enemies. A proper options menu and improved other non-game screens.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“It is playable, but lacks content. It's meant to be a game to play in short bursts (like Luftrausers or Downwell), but right now there's nothing to discover. You always play with a shotgun and a Tommy gun.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“Yes, I plan to increase the price gradually as the new content comes in.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“I'm looking for:
- gameplay ideas (like new guns, enemies etc.),
- balancing issues,
- bug reports.
Please post them on the game's forum!”
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Recent updates View all (19)

June 15

Build 0.8.0 - Leaderboard, new upgrades, many improvements

  • added Leaderboard
  • new upgrade: Cultist Magnet (you'll love it :D)
  • new upgrade: Burning Handbrake
  • added an option to control the camera "glue" (how much it follows the Old Ones)
  • house shakes when it's being claimed by the player
  • better car damage info (debris, smoke, sounds)
  • car explodes on death now
  • new sounds added
  • bugfixes
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May 18

Tournament mode

I just added the tournament mode. Grab some friends, enter your names, play the game one by one and see who's the best at shooting The Unspeakable Ones!
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“A fine example of a simple idea made triumphant thanks to a delicate balance of style and tension. (...) it pulls off its entirely stupid concept marvellously.”
Rock Paper Shotgun

“Howard Phillips Lovecar takes us back 20 years to relive those days when games felt dangerous.”

About This Game

A top-down driving shooter. It's like Devil Daggers + GTA1 (Kill Frenzy!). Cultist gather to summon The Great Old Ones... Don't let them! Drive your car, shoot your guns, bring death upon every living abomination on this desert.


  • PROCEDURALLY GENERATED GIANT MONSTERS, which you can smash down piece by piece!
  • short and intense play sessions
  • weird art style
  • lots of cultists to smear

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows XP or later
    • Processor: 1.8GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.1+
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
    • OS: OS X 10.7+
    • Processor: 1.8GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.1+
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
    • OS: Linux (64 bit)
    • Processor: 1.8GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.1+
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
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