infovore + shmup   6

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Kenta Cho's making stuff on wondfl, in ActionScript. This example is ASCII-based bulletty goodness.
flash  shmup  game  kentacho  via:offworld 
february 2009 by infovore
SPACE DEADBEEF
Lovely - and, amazingly, free - shmup for the iPhone. Move the ship up/down with the direction of your finger; drag over enemies to lock; release to fire. Pretty, fast, and not crippled despite your finger being in the way.
games  spacedeadbeef  iphone  shmup 
december 2008 by infovore
Fatcat - Nitrome - Play Free Games
"Feed cake to the cat for a megaburp; use the owl to block bullets." Lovely: you control the fat cat *and* the owl; the owl makes a path for the cat. It's slightly bulletty in places, and juggling two controls is tricky, but still quite laidback. A lovely, lovely flash shmup. The artwork and music helps, too.
games  shmup  flash 
december 2008 by infovore
Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) - Vox
"The touch screen method of controlling the ship brings this fact out into startling clarity and suddenly your perspective shifts like you've been staring at a poster of messy green and red ducks in a row and suddenly you can see the fricking sailboat for the love of god, YES! FINALLY!" Simon explains why rRootage on the iPhone makes sense. (It does: your finger both controls the ship and obscures it, so your finger _becomes_ the ship, and now you're just guiding your finger through the bullets).
rrootage  iphone  shmup  kentacho  games  play  shooter  simonwistow 
november 2008 by infovore
Littlebigplanet: LittleBigPlanet As A Shmup
"Japanese PSN member RRR30000 has managed to recreate classic shoot-em up gameplay within the game, using a spaceship sticker and massive amounts of free time." Just. Incredible. The enemies-on-sticks have a vast amount of charm, too. I don't think I can escape buying the PS3 this demands, sadly.
games  lbp  littlebigplanet  gradius  shmup  creativity  wow  ugc  ingenuity 
november 2008 by infovore
VespeneGas DOT Com
"This is a port of Tyrian for the Nintendo DS." Wonderful top-down shareware Shmup, now abandoned, and put on your portable.
ds  abandonware  tyrian  danc  epic  shmup  port  homebrew 
april 2008 by infovore

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