Break into spaceships!

Fly your pod up to any spaceship in the galaxy and dock with its airlock to sneak inside. From there, you've got to sneak up on the crew, outshoot them in slowmo gunfights, or outthink them with clever gadgets. Take missions to steal loot, assassinate VIPs, or rescue friends.


Take your time!

Get out of impossible situations by pausing at any time and taking as long as you need to figure out a clever plan. You have a wide range of gadgets with clever uses, and you can switch, aim and fire them with no time pressure at all, letting you pull off ridiculously cool tricks without needing twitch skills.


Liberate the galaxy!

All your missions get you closer to liberating new space stations from the empires that control them, and this unlocks new gadgets to buy in your shops, and special challenge characters to play.

Lots more features!

I'm not making GIFs for all these!

I'm not made of GIFs!

I'm not some kind of GIF-golem!

Emergent gameplay!

Use gadgets like teleporters, stealth shields and subverters to invent your own solutions to tricky situations.

Galactic zoom!

Zoom smoothly from a view of the whole galaxy down to your character sneaking up on guards inside the spaceship you're boarding.

Choose your difficulty!

You choose each mission, ranging from trivially easy to nightmarishly hard. There's also a practice mode where you can try items and tactics with no consequences and instant-restart.


Randomly generated missions!

Each one picks a random combination of guard kit, ship layout, and complications like space battles.

Each life is a new character!

Choose between randomly generated characters with different starting kit, and when you die, play as someone new in the same galaxy.

Personal missions!

Every character has one grand heist to work towards: rescue their brother, steal their gun back, get revenge on their partner's killer.


Modular destruction!

Blow up any part of a ship with breach grenades or fuel barrels. Rip a ship in half. Get sucked into space by the vacuum.

Rescue your friends' characters!

If someone on your friends list gets their character captured, and they aren't able to rescue them, maybe you can! You'll sometimes get a character whose personal goal is to rescue a friend's character. If you manage it, you unlock your friend's character to play as! They don't get it back. They had their chance. It's yours now.

Find your friends' items!

When you retire an accomplished character, you can choose one item to pass on. You get to name it, and both your Steam friends and your own future characters have a chance to find these as loot. Equally, you'll come across items your friends have named.


What Heat Signature is not:

We don't want you to buy Heat Signature if it's not for you. We'd always rather have a happy non-customer than an unhappy customer. So here's what it isn't:

  • It's not story-driven: there's a backstory to this place and a few conversations with characters, but there's not a story that develops as you play. It's much more about the stories you generate by playing, about how you got out of impossible situation X or pulled off crazy stunt Y.
  • There aren't other careers: You can't mine asteroids. You can't build ships. You can't recruit a crew. You're an infiltrator, you break into spaceships for a living, it's all about that.
  • There are no planets: The whole game takes place in this nebula full of space stations. You can dock at any friendly station and board any hostile ship, but it's not a space exploration game.
  • It's not multiplayer: The friends features mentioned above are fun but they're just sharing content, it's not multiplayer at all and you're never in the same world together.

There are cool games about all those things. This is a cool game about something else!

  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
Embed Buttons

To promote Heat Signature and grow its popularity (top games), use the embed code provided on your homepage, blog, forums and elsewhere you desire. Or try our widget.

Heat Signature
Heat Signature
Heat Signature
Post article Articles

No articles were found matching the criteria specified. We suggest you try the article list with no filter applied, to browse all available. Post article and help us achieve our mission of showcasing the best content from all developers. Join now to share your own content, we welcome creators and consumers alike and look forward to your comments.

Post a comment
Sign in or join with:

Only registered members can share their thoughts. So come on! Join the community today (totally free - or sign in with your social account on the right) and join in the conversation.

You may also like
STARWARS, Battle of Yavin

STARWARS, Battle of Yavin

Arcade

Play as Luke Skywalker in the epic battle of Yavin, assault and destroy the empire's Death star. Fly in space, on the Death star's surface, make the trench...

System Recovery

System Recovery

Arcade

System Recovery is a top-down-view arcade shooter with a computer virus theme. Time to show those nasties who's really in control!

Alien Swarm

Alien Swarm

Arcade

An epic bug hunt featuring a unique blend of co-op play and squad-level tactics. With your friends, form a squad of four distinct IAF Marine classes...

Space Overlords

Space Overlords

Arcade

Erupting from the shackles of your prison, you are an Overlord. An ancient life form of immeasurable power who seeks revenge against the evil Kesedihan...

Gare Sapphire Mechs

Gare Sapphire Mechs

Arcade

Gare is a polished top down action shooter set in a digital like world with upgradable mechs. Vitris-47 has been the central stage of many conflicts over...

EVERSPACE™

EVERSPACE™

Arcade

EVERSPACE™ is an action-focused single-player space shooter, combining roguelike elements with top-notch visuals and a captivating story. It takes you...

Follow Report Profile
Icon
Heat Signature
Platforms
Windows
Developer & Publisher
Suspicious Developments
Engine
Unknown
Contact
Send Message
Homepage
Spaceships.cool
Release date
Game watch
Follow
Share
Purchase
Community Rating

Average

-

0 votes submitted.

You Say

-

Ratings closed.

Style
Genre
Arcade
Theme
Sci-Fi
Players
Single Player
Project
Indie
Twitter

Latest tweets from @pentadact

RT @Iron_Spike: Tetris 99 has taught me there is an entire roiling underbelly of god-tier Tetris degenerates out there that have be… T.co

3hours ago

I'll be on in about twenty minutes! T.co

10hours ago

These are up now, I'll be there! T.co

16hours ago

This looks wild. Someone with more patience than me play it and tell us if it's good. T.co

Feb 15 2019

RT @screencuisine: @Pentadact Was hard to choose between the two angles tbh T.co

Feb 14 2019

RT @irisjaycomics: Roses are red My life is a sham “Go see Pagliacci” But Doctor, I am

Feb 14 2019

Statistics
Last Update
Watchers
2 members