Using the last upwards facing tank, it's up to you to blast, shoot and destroy the Raider hordes, and defeat the generals leading the charge. Travel the world protecting our most treasured heroes and pets in this last-ditch attempt to save our stuff from this alien menace.
Pixel Raiders at hart is an old school arcade shooter inspired by Atari classics like Space Invaders and Centipede. It take homage from these games and twists them into a more modern interpretation of the gameplay.
Pixel Raiders will launch with:
- 7 epic stages that will take you from the heart of the country all the way to outer space protected by the bad-ass bosses.
- Unique devastating power ups to upgrade so you can blast, explode and annihilate the Raider hordes with glee.
- Play the whole single player campaign and more with a friend in epic co-op action.
- Challenge levels to test your skills with various power ups, combinations, enemies and more.
Platforms: PC, Mac and Linux. Demo version will support Web (HTML5)
Price: Unsure. Thinking of using a donation module. Idea is base game is free but the more you donate the more stuff you get. I.E OST, bonus levels or early access.
Distribution: Itch.io. Will look at other closer to the time.
Publishing: Self Published.
Team: Pixel Sword (me) doing art, code and design. Hadlow Audio doing sound design and testing.
Dev Up Date – 08/01/2017
At this point, Pixel Raiders is 30% complete. Currently most of the levels, enemies and bosses are complete or nearly finished. However, there is still a lot of work to be done. Core gameplay elements like the power up system are still in development and the final boss and its corresponding level are yet to be built. Co-op and challenge modes are still to be developed.
Completed so far is enough to release the first demo build (Pixel Raiders – Alpha) for HTML5 and Windows PC, and will be released in the next couple of days on itch.io. Linux and Mac versions will follow soon after once they've been better tested. This will be joined with an older game of mine, Squares of Black Space that will be released here as well as a free web game.