Developer Sleepy Spider Studio announces a February 24th release date for
, their crowdfunded
twin-stick shooter. They celebrate the news with a new
showing off gameplay in the bullet hell style you will aether love or hate.
Here's word on the game, which will be released on Steam
is a high-octane love letter to retro twin-stick bullet hell games, as well as
the classic giant-mech genre of anime series.
When a mysterious alien force invades from the depths of space, players take
control of the prototype AETHER mech unit in an attempt to fight off the
Featuring a customisable loadout comprising of a combination of the player's
choice of two swappable ranged weapons and a melee sabre, any AETHER pilot will
have the tools needed to take out enemies at both a long and short range. Truly
skilled pilots will need to learn to harness the power of all of their available
weapons to take down the enigmatic invaders.
Players will battle invading fleets and their giant boss ships across 9 levels,
each with their own unique threats. Success will only be assured if quick
reflexes and tactical thinking are used in combination with the unique abilities
afforded by the AETHER