You can sign up to get a daily email of our articles, see the Mailing List page!

Space God is an incredibly colourful top-down shooter now on Linux

Posted by , | Views: 3,799

We're certainly not short on top-down shooters, but Unreal Engine powered Space God is worth a look for sure.

Disclosure: Key provided by the developer to our Steam Curator.

Space God offers up a number of gameplay options including single-player, a recently added local co-op mode and online multiplayer to suit all audiences.

While it's graphically simple, it does make some good use of vibrant colours and lighting making it quite the light-show during the hot action scenes and it honestly ends up quite gorgeous. The simple mix of a pleasing starry background, a retro-looking pixel spaceship along with bright neon colours, for a space fan like me it's absolutely divine.

The campaign is pretty good, with a few variations in the types of missions you will be doing. Some are escape missions as you fly around a maze to get to a wormhole, other times it's survival as waves of enemies try to annihilate you.

You get access to various different primary and secondary weapons, which you can choose before you enter the game. Each weapon does feel vastly different too, so the variety in how you play is even pretty great. Not only that, but you also earn Star Coins during each mission as well, which can be used to unlock other ships. Each ship has different attributes like durability, shield strength, max speed and so on. If that's not enough, you can even use those Star Coins to upgrade the level of each individual ship to further improve the attributes to turn it into a real monster.

It can become a little bit of a bullet hell too, but thanks to the different ships and weapons on offer it's never a bor. It even has a pretty decent chilled soundtrack to go along with it.

The Linux version ran like a god too, no issues at all and super smooth performance. Find Space God on Steam, well worth a look for £3.99 it's a steal.

Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
2 Likes, Who?
We do often include affiliate links to earn us some pennies. We are currently affiliated with GOG, Humble Store and Paradox Interactive. See more information here.
About the author -
I am the owner of GamingOnLinux. After discovering Linux back in the days of Mandrake in 2003, I constantly came back to check on the progress of Linux until Ubuntu appeared on the scene and it helped me to really love it. You can reach me easily by emailing GamingOnLinux directly.
See more from me
The comments on this article are closed.
Beamboom 26 April 2018 at 1:47 pm UTC
Ok that's just too cheap to pass up on.
While you're here, please consider supporting GamingOnLinux on Patreon, Liberapay or Paypal. We have no adverts, no paywalls, no timed exclusive articles. Just good, fresh content. Without your continued support, we simply could not continue!

You can find even more ways to support us on this dedicated page any time. If you already are, thank you!
Livestreams & Videos
Community Livestreams
  • RPM Flow: „The Curious Expedition“
  • Date:
See more!
Popular this week
View by Category
Contact
Latest Comments
Latest Forum Posts