A fast-paced shooter but you're stuck in a time loop. First you think it's an arcade game: simple controls, powerful upgrades, and intense dogfights. But you’re living the same day over and over, trying to find out who the enemy are, and what they want.
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Positive (16) - 93% of the 16 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Mar 9, 2018

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October 12

Vote for Cycle 28 in the GDWC2018

We made the final vote for the GDWC2018 fan favourite! Help us out by clicking the image above and voting for Cycle 28. Thanks for all your continued support.
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October 10

September Monthly Leaderboard Results

Wait, what, September results?


Where did September go, amiright?

I guess time flies, if you're not stuck in a time loop. Fortunately, more and more players are breaking themselves out of that loop (congrats to those players!)

Perhaps all that work is why the scores for September were a little on the modest side? Here's the top 5:

Still great to see new names each month!

What about the ongoing rivalry between myself and Sean? I'm afraid we took a month off from chasing scores, as we worked on promoting the new update for our first game. Call it a "cooling down period". We'll be back posting mediocre scores in no time.
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“...we kept coming back to it again and again - and so will you.”
8/10 – Nintendo Life

“If you enjoy a fantastic arcade style game absolutely pick this one up.”
4.5/5 – The Switch Effect

“It [Cycle 28] walks a fine line between fun and challenging, but it manages to balance the two very well.”
The Video Game Almanac

About This Game

Cycle 28 is a 2D space shooter in the classic arcade style that keeps you pushing for a high score. The controls are simple. The action is fast-paced. Intense dogfights lead to epic, screen-filling bosses.

As Olivia Bergen – a flight lieutenant that has become separated from her fleet – you're stuck in Cycle 27. You live it over, and over, and over again. And if that wasn’t bad enough, every time you drop from warp they are waiting for you.

You don’t know who they are or what they want. You just know you’re the only thing between them and home. So you get better, faster, stronger. Maybe one of these Cycles you’ll figure it out. Until then, you can only keep dying.

Key Features

Fast-paced combat — Power slide your way between more bullets than any lesser pilot could handle. Nothing feels better than using your ship’s gun to propel you through enemy-infested space as you grip the trigger ever tighter.

Upgrades — Beat your personal high score in a run to unlock upgrades. With 45 possible configurations, customise your ship and master new tactics to live just a little longer.

Evolving story — Uncover the secrets of why you’re stuck in Cycle, why they’re hell-bent on destroying everything you love, and just who they really are.

Epic original score —A powerfully atmospheric mix of modern orchestral and retro electronic sounds by Jordan Rees. (Composer of trailer music for The Mummy [Universal Pictures], Mother [Paramount Pictures], The Defenders [Marvel Studios]).

Cycle 28 won’t be easy. It won’t be quick. But that’s okay. You’re not going anywhere.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows Vista or 7
    • Processor: Quad Core 2.40Ghz+
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel(R) HD Graphics 520
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Minimum resolution of 1920x1080 is recommended

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