PION is a fast-paced and challenging top-down shooter. Pilot exotic hovercraft and battle your way through gauntlets of deadly drones and defense systems. Upgrade your hovercraft and weapons to keep pace with the growing swarms of increasingly powerful and intelligent enemies. You will not get far.
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Jan 18, 2019
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February 17

Update 1.07 released

  • Added option for changing movement orientation
  • Homunculus weight reduced from Heavy to Medium
  • Rivals are less likely to charge with afterburner
  • Reduced rival weapon damage
  • Mines can now pass through portals
  • Improved leaderboard display
  • Improved teleport FX
  • Improved fire FX
  • Improved engine FX
  • Fixed beam weapons not being able to destroy lamps
  • Fixed Coilgun ricochet not working
  • Fixed Firebomb missing description
  • Added label for conversion weapons
  • Fixed a rare bug where piercing projectiles could pass through walls
  • Fixed game start fade effect being inverted
  • Fixed a rare bug that could cause a level not to progress when Blackbirds were present
  • Fixed enemies being overly cautious when using Arcgun
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February 10

Update 1.06 released

  • New enemy added: Triton
  • New primary added: Carbine
  • New primary added: Pyro
  • New primary added: Magma
  • New secondary added: Homunculus
  • New secondary added: Rime Mine
  • New secondary added: Hyperdisc
  • Added ingame anti-aliasing and ambient occlusion settings
  • Controls can now be remapped in the controls menu
  • Elites no longer trigger alarms
  • Intelligent enemies are better at not killing themselves with splash damage
  • Rivals now use afterburner
  • Weapon spawns are now deployed on the sides of the owner instead of behind
  • Fixed a bug where homing weapons would target mines through walls
  • Improved menu navigation
  • Minor performance improvements
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Reviews

“PION is excellent, and an early contender for shooter of the year”
Rock Paper Shotgun

About This Game

PION is a fast-paced and challenging top-down shooter. Pilot exotic hovercraft and battle your way through gauntlets of deadly drones and defense systems. Upgrade your hovercraft and weapons to keep pace with the growing swarms of increasingly powerful and intelligent enemies. You will not get far.

  • Fluid fast-paced vehicle combat
  • Retro sci-fi aesthetic
  • Procedural levels with handmade layouts
  • 40+ weapon types
  • 30+ enemy types
  • Randomized boss encounters
  • 5 playable hovercraft
  • 10 playable characters
  • Perk system
  • Steam Leaderboards

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel CPU Core i3
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GT 440 / Radeon HD 4890
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 / 8.1 / 10
    • Processor: Intel CPU Core i5
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 770 / Radeon HD 7770
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2 GB available space

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