shooter games

Space Shooter X, a fast-paced, outer space shoot 'em up type game for Windows Phone

Space Shooter X, a fast-paced, outer space shoot 'em up type game for Windows Phone

George Ponder 53

If you are in the mood for a fast-paced sci-fi shooter game for your Windows Phone, take a gander at Space Shooter X. Inspired by old school Japanese shooters, the game has fantastic graphics, an edgy pace and plenty of bosses to battle. Ships can be upgraded with a vast assortment of weapons and you have full power and bombing options to help you obliterate your enemies. Speaking of...

Solar Warfare coming to Windows 8 with Leap Motion controls (Windows Phone too!)

Solar Warfare coming to Windows 8 with Leap Motion controls (Windows Phone too!)

Paul Acevedo 28

If our last Casual Connect game preview Delicious: Emily’s Wedding was a little too feminine for you (shame!), then perhaps a space shooter will be more to your tastes. TegTap, a two man indie gaming studio is currently preparing to bring its most successful game Solar Warfare to Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. It’s built with the Unity game engine, which should hopefully make for an...

DoDonPachi Maximum's forthcoming "easy" update gets detailed for Windows Phone

DoDonPachi Maximum's forthcoming "easy" update gets detailed for Windows Phone

Daniel Rubino 14

Speaking for ourselves, we love DoDonPachi Maximum (see our review)—it’s fast, it has great graphics, it’s challenging as hell and we love the ‘Presented by…Cave!” at the beginning. Having said that, let’s focus on the “challenging as hell” part. Yes, the game is hard and even overwhelming for some. For old school ‘shoot ‘em up’ fans, it’s great. For casual gamers though, it’s just...

Coded in just 30 hours, SpaceShooterz blasts onto the Windows Phone Marketplace [Video]

Coded in just 30 hours, SpaceShooterz blasts onto the Windows Phone Marketplace [Video]

Daniel Rubino 4

A few weeks ago we mentioned the results of a recent Windows Phone hackathon, where devs get together, dream up and code apps and games within a fixed time period. One of the noteworthy games that came out of that workshop was SpaceShooterz by Cubeslam. A retro arcade space shooter, the game needed some music and some finishing touches before it headed to the Marketplace. Luckily for...