After seeing Patrick tweet about it, i checked it out and it looked pretty awesome. Has anyone picked this up yet and what were your impressions of it?
Anyone Pick This Up?
I've been having a lot of fun with it. Seems a little short even for a shooting game but unlocking various things and challenge levels gives it some replayability atleast, plus there's a good range on difficulty settings.
Haven't had a chance to try out any multiplayer unfortunately, the lack of online co-op is a real shame.
Also, it supports almost any kind of USB input device, which is freaking amazing! I have my custom arcade stick, plugged it right in, bam! Controller setup is brilliant. Haven't gotten to play with other people, but I really really want to try the co-op play.
Just watched the preview video on steam and couldn't wait to play it. I love shoot em' up games and the fact that the story is supposed to take place in the 1600 with airships and aliens all over the place is amazing. I will agree that the lack of online co-op is kinda a shame but with this type of game any kind of latency would kill the online so it's not that big of a deal.
Okay I didn't see that part, that's kind of dissappointing.
@LordXavierBritish: with no online play there really isn't a point to having a 4 pack
I guess it might still be fun locally, though that's a bit harder to pull off on the PC when I have a limited number of USB ports.
it's pretty cool. the story mode could definitely be longer though. as dread612 said, there are only 5 levels. i thought that the map you see when you first start the game would just be the first world. but no, that's it. there are a couple of challenge maps that you can buy and some sort of hardcore mode + another mode i don't know yet.
Just blasted through the first three levels on difficult (which seems to equate to normal) and was suprised that the third level is seemingly the easiest.
Great stuff though, especially on the higher difficulties. I don't understand the Bomber though.
Kind of a shame there are so few levels though. Hopefully these guys will make more games like this though.
This game is great, got it on sale for 5$, literally the only thing missing is the ability to make the screen really vertical like japanese shmups, Everything about it is like... eerily reverent of that genre. Those dudes clearly love them some shmups.
This is way better than paying 45$ for a retail copy of Raiden IV, or paying 30$ for a deathsmiles game or something off of games on demand.
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