[Update] Spit laser into the void in new space shooter Plasma Sky

I knew a Galaga once... (Updated: now out on Android)

[Update] Spit laser into the void in new space shooter Plasma Sky
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Updated at 11:08, on March 19th: After a momentary spell of App Store exclusivity, Plasma Sky is now available for Android devices.

You can download the game for £1.33 / £1.99 from Google Play now [buy].

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Retro shmup Plasma Sky has just entered the iOS nebula, so is now ready to dock on your iPhone and iPad.

This vertically scrolling space shooter is an affectionate nod to classic arcade blasters like Galaga. So, as you might imagine, Plasma Sky involves guiding a small spacecraft through waves of alien enemies.

Your ship spits out laser fire automatically, leaving you to focus on steering the vessel around hostile ships, asteroids, and waves of plasma.

Laser brain

Plasma Sky is the work of one John Dunbar (a.k.a. Spikepit Games).

Though Dunbar has worked with larger teams on games like Torchlight and Torchlight 2, Plasma Sky is a solo project completed in his spare time.

If you're a shooter fan, we reckon you'll find plenty to enjoy in Plasma Sky's 80-level campaign. There's even a "Hardcore" survival mode to cater to you masochistic types.

You can purchase Plasma Sky from the App Store for £1.49 / $1.99 right now.

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James Gilmour
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