Manic. PVP. Battle. Shmup.
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Release Date:
Nov 29, 2018

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December 7

Rival Megagun c1.0.11 patch notes

- Added option to dim gameplay background
- Added option to reduce intensity of enemy flashing

- Fixed no respawn after mega gunship is destroyed in network games
- Fixed missing player hit sound effects in network games
- Fixed P2's score displayed as "CPU" in network games
- Fixed score tally sound looping forever if player disconnects from network game
- Fixed bug where you can transform and take damage at the same time in network games
- Fixed desynchronized attacks in network games if both players have not unlocked an equipped weapon
- Fixed charge attack animation stuck after respawning from mega gunship in network games
- Fixed bug where you can repair and die at the same time
- Fixed Buddy 2.0's laser collision detection (Mega form)
- Fixed Ruby's instant lightning (Mega form)
- Fixed bug where drones could not be killed by bomb during time between chain expiring and spawn delay (commonly seen during mega gunship attack)
- Fixed display bug where HP bar appeared to be empty when Mega Gunship had a bit of HP left

- Increased Buddy 2.0's movement speed
- Increased Buddy 2.0's damage output
- Increased Gen's damage output
- (Mega form, Buddy 2.0) Increased bullet speed of Buddy 2000's basic shot
- (Mega form, Buddy 2.0) Reduced cooldown of Buddy 2000's spread shot
- (Mega form, Smith) Increased bullet speed of Giga Tank's basic shot
- (Mega form, Dr. Magic) Reduced range of Infinity Cannon's vacuum attack
- (Mega form, Nano) Increased Buzzkill's seeking rocket speed and quantity
- (Mega form, Nano) Increased Buzzkill's spread shot bullet quantity
- (Mega form, Nano) Decreased Buzzkill's spread shot cooldown
- (Mega form, Gen) Decreased Phoenix Wing's spread shot cooldown
- (Gear) Reduced defense debuff for Mega Deflector and Mega Destabilizer
- (Gear) Increased Compact Blasters damage bonus
- (Gear) Increased Exploding Shot shrapnel damage
- (Gear) Reduced Option damage output
- (Weapon) Reduced range of Dr. Magic's Vortex Bomb
- (Weapon) Increased pulling strength of Dr. Magic's Vortex Bomb

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November 29

Rival Megagun is Available NOW on Steam

We look forward to all your shattered friendships :steammocking:
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“Rival Megagun is the most fun we had at Tokyo Game Show 2018”

About This Game

Transform into your Mega Gunship boss form to blast your rival head-on in this unique shooting game with a competitive twist.

Rival Megagun is a competitive split-screen vertical shmup (or shoot 'em up, shooting game, STG) where you transform into a gigantic boss ship - your "Mega Gunship" - to invade your opponent's screen.


  • Classic shmup action with a competitive twist
  • Multiple playable heroes, each with their own special weapons and Mega Gunship boss form
  • Intense 2-player "couch-competitive" local versus battles
  • Online battles - challenge your friends or find opponents via matchmaking
  • Unlockable gear and weapons for customizing your ship
  • A single-player arcade mode

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i3 2 GHz or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel(R) HD Graphics 6000
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 3 GHz or better
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 or better
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 1 GB available space

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