Post news RSS Thundering Skies released

Old school 16-bit shmup, now on the App Store and Google Play.

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Released on 5/14.

Thundering Skies is an arcade shmup that tries to replicate the look and fell from the great shooters from the late eighties and early nineties, while also attempting to have its own personality.

Everything's there: fire and ice-themed stages, the requisite "giant battleship raid" level, challenging bosses and scratchy voice samples that interrupt the music. Other features, like branching paths, multi-section stages and a temperature system attempt to make the game feel fresh and surprising, giving the player more than would be expected from just a trip down memory lane.

Features:

- Six stages
- Two game modes: play at your own pace saving your progress or try to beat it in one sit with limited continues for an extra score boost
- Four difficulty levels, including an introductory mode
- Challenging bosses and minibosses
- Highly customizable controls
- Online score board
- An amazing soundtrack by Bettina Calmon
- Adjustable scanlines for that lovely CRT effect

Universal iOS / Android app, currently priced at $1.99.

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