1.0 IS OUT

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Devlog - Version 1.0 Release: Introducing ":) SHMUP!"

Hello fellow gamers and space enthusiasts! We are thrilled to announce the release of version 1.0 of our retro-style shooter game, ":) SHMUP!" Prepare to embark on an exhilarating journey through space as you take control of a small ship and battle against waves of enemies.

In this latest update, we have fine-tuned and polished every aspect of the game to deliver the ultimate nostalgic gaming experience. With the release of version 1.0, ":) SHMUP!" is now complete and ready to be enjoyed by players worldwide. We can't wait for you to dive into the action-packed gameplay and relive the glory days of arcade shooters.

Key Features in Version 1.0:

  1. Retro-Style Shmup Action: Immerse yourself in the classic gameplay reminiscent of iconic titles like Space Invaders. Experience the thrill of fast-paced shooting and dodging as you navigate through intense waves of enemies.
  2. Conquer Nine Challenging Waves: Engage in epic battles across nine unique waves, each increasing in difficulty. Brace yourself for the ultimate test of skill as you progress towards the climactic boss encounter.
  3. FACE Powerups: Unleash the power of the unique FACE powerups scattered throughout the game. Each FACE collected enhances your ship's firepower, adding an additional bullet to your spreadshot. Strategically collect them to gain an edge over your enemies.
  4. Authentic Pico-8 Aesthetics: Immerse yourself in the charming pixel art and vibrant colors that pay homage to the golden age of gaming. Every visual element has been carefully designed to capture the retro spirit of classic arcade games.
  5. Heart-Pounding Chiptune Soundtrack: Experience the pulse-pounding beats and catchy melodies of the chiptune soundtrack, composed exclusively for ":) SHMUP!" Feel the rush of nostalgia as the music enhances your gaming experience.

With version 1.0, ":) SHMUP!" has reached its final form, offering a complete and satisfying adventure through space. We would like to extend our deepest gratitude to our dedicated community of players who provided valuable feedback and support throughout the development process.

Thank you for joining us on this journey, and we hope you enjoy playing ":) SHMUP!" as much as we enjoyed creating it. Strap in, grab your controllers, and get ready for an exciting voyage through the cosmos. Version 1.0 of ":) SHMUP!" is now available for download, so don't miss out on the retro gaming experience of a lifetime!

Stay tuned for future updates and exciting new projects from our passionate team. Until then, happy gaming and may the spreadshot be with you!

  • The ":) SHMUP!" Development Team


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