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Coming Soon - Star Drift! a procedurally generated, endless-space-gunner.

01-20-2015, 04:35 PM
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: ohio
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Coming Soon - Star Drift! a procedurally generated, endless-space-gunner.

Man its been a long time I have posted here now that i got IOS device again I saw a game that is coming out I did not see listed so here it is...

The game is made by Rhys Lewis he worked at Retro Studios and these games. Banjo-Kazooie, Galleon, Duke Nukem Forever, Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, Donkey Kong Country Returns and Donkey Kong Country Returns: Tropical Freeze.


"Star Drift
Shoot stuff... Collect things... Keep Your Weapons Primed... Don’t crash... Stay Alive!

Star Drift is a procedurally generated, endless-space-gunner. It's super easy to pickup and play; just touch anywhere on screen to move up, release to drop down. Your weapons will take care of themselves.

Blast your way through as many waves as you can survive. Adventure through dangerous space caves. Grab power-ups and choose upgrades wisely.

Listen to your onboard AI's soothing guidance and enjoy the atmospheric sci-fi music by renowned composer, David Wise.

Full bragging rights are up for grabs; Game Center integration means you can compete against your friends and challenge them to match your achievements.

Can you beat the Anomaly?

Coming to the App Store early 2015."
01-20-2015, 04:37 PM
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: ohio
Posts: 1,464
I contacted the Dev to post here so they should be here at some point

01-20-2015, 10:26 PM
Joined: Feb 2010
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Welcome back DT!!! Thanks for the post! Speaking of things I haven't seen in a while, the game has a Pew Pew/Geometry Wars old school vibe to it that you know I dig! Looking forward to it.

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01-21-2015, 02:45 AM
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: ohio
Posts: 1,464
Thank you Cygnet! Yes On the retro shooter look to it!! the dev responded to me he's in the uk ! He will be on the thread in the morning his time ! Yeah this game looks great plus the music is done by the dude who did donkey kong Country !

Cygnet I hope you have played inferno 2 ! Radian games makes awesome games! It's retro twin stick shooter gauntlet with shapes!

Last edited by Delusionaltool; 01-21-2015 at 02:48 AM.
01-21-2015, 08:43 AM

Thanks for taking an interest in the game!

I guess DT already posted the marketing blurb, so I’ll just add a short video of the pre-release build…

Youtube link | Pop Up

Please fire away if you have any questions.


01-21-2015, 02:43 PM
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: ohio
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Welcome Rhys! glad to see you got a video embedded on here I have not used this site for a bit, plus i could not find a youtube video to post...

I have to say i cant wait to see more of the game, it looks great as Cygnet said loving the Retro style the game is having.
01-24-2015, 05:37 PM
Star Drift Screenshots

Thanks, I hope you enjoy it!

Here are some pre-release screenshots from the iPad build...

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Larva are the bread-n-butter enemies. This shot is taken very early in the game when things are relatively easy going.

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The score multiplier is being maxed-out as the player destroys a mine.

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A tricky bit of space cave.... lots of credits to be scooped up.

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Some explosive action as the player chases a Pede through a mine-field.
02-19-2015, 11:29 AM
Star Drift will be launching on the App Store on Tuesday 24th Feb.

It's a full app with NO in-app-purchases. There will be a limited time promotion, so grab it early if you can!

Check out the website ( squareheadstudios.co.uk ) for more info.


Last edited by Squarehead Studios; 02-19-2015 at 11:37 AM.
02-19-2015, 12:16 PM
What?! Oh no, i just got confused with another game i'm waiting for, Starseed. But yours will be mine day one, too. Good luck !

PS: I don't care but since i'm here...how much for early birds ?
02-19-2015, 12:46 PM
lol, thanks :-)
Launch price is $0.99 / £0.79. Regular Price $2.99 / £2.29