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Laservasion is the next game from Red Phoenix Studios (prev. Poly Towns, A New World: Kingdoms), a shoot 'em up that resembles the classic Asteroids only it seems to get a lot more intense.

Speaking about the new game, the developer said they wanted to make a game with a smaller scope than their previous titles, so they decided to make something inspired by the classics. What they've managed to come up with in Laservasion actually looks pretty good, a retro-inspired shoot 'em up with some colourful effects going on with some good beats:

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  • - 30 progressive levels
  • - 2 extra game modes to offer different challenges
  • - Stunning visuals mixing retro and modern graphics
  • - Boss levels to keep you out of your comfort zone
  • - Difficulty increases as you progress with the introduction of new enemies
  • - Steam leaderboards to challenge your friends and the world
  • - A collection of achievements

You can follow it on and Steam. At release it will be priced around £7.99/$9.99/€8.99 with a release expected in September.

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fabertawe 5 August 2019 at 12:43 pm UTC
It looks nicely implemented.

These intense asteroids-like games always remind me of Spheres Of Chaos, which IMHO, is difficult to better. I loved it on RiscOS and was delighted to find it on Linux. It's in the AUR, btw.
linuxjacques 5 August 2019 at 11:15 pm UTC
Reminds me a bit of Space Duel.
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