XY Cannon: control two cannons at the same time. A tribute to Jeff Minter's Laserzone, featuring psychedelic backgrounds and over the top explosions. This game is open source. It has just been released on the Ouya store! It is also available on Google Play. Controls: Android: swipe to move both cannons. Ouya: left stick to move Y cannon, right stick to move X cannon, OR: use left or right stick to move both cannons. Some enemies can only be shot with either the X or Y cannon. Pick up the orange orbs to increase firepower.

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XY Cannon is an abstract shooter in which you control two cannons at once. It is a tribute to Jeff Minter's Laserzone, and features psychedelic animated backgrounds and over the top explosions. It is now available on Google Play and the Ouya store.

XY Cannon originates from a Ludum Dare 26 entry called Axis Invaders that took a little over 2 hours to develop. Because people liked that game, I decided to do a total remake, which I've been working on in my spare time for almost 2 months. I released an alpha version a month earlier, but there's been a lot of changes in the 1.0 version, like multiple animated backgrounds, more music, more enemy types, better procedural shaders for the bosses, etc.

I am releasing this game as open source. You can find the downloads here:


To fully appreciate this game, you have to see it in motion. It contains various procedural animations using tons of trigonometric functions. Here's a (rough) gameplay video:

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