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Captain Kaon

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Captain Kaon

$6.99 USD

$6.99 USD

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Captain Kaon is a retro twin-stick gravity shooter inspired by 1980s classics such as Thrust and Gravitar. Captain Kaon brings the vector graphics of old right 'up-to-date' with vibrant Amiga-style pixel art and a tight twin-stick control mechanic.

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Captain Kaon is a retro twin-stick gravity shooter inspired by 1980s classics such as Thrust and Gravitar. Captain Kaon brings the vector graphics of old right 'up-to-date' with vibrant Amiga-style pixel art and a tight twin-stick control mechanic.

Features:

  • Enjoy classic sci-fi, tilt/thrust gravity-based gameplay
  • Battle enemies with twin-stick or 360° mouse aim
  • Explore vibrant Amiga-style pixel art environments
  • Manage resources and carefully select missions in Campaign Mode
  • Relive this forgotten shmup sub-genre!

Story
The overcrowded Earth has found a new home among the stars, a clutch of habitable worlds in the Regulus sector. But this new paradise did not last long as a strange alien force began a relentless assault on their colonies. This threat to human expansion could not go unchallenged.

In response the Earth has sent the finest ships in the Interstellar Navy to defend the colonists and protect its interests. Left behind are the old and the out of date, led by the flagship Argus. A small fleet of relics to defend our only home.

Hot headed and insubordinate, Captain Talia 'Kaon' was facing a court martial when war broken out. Hoping this new conflict would give her the chance for salvation, she instead found herself left behind. With the Argus operating on a skeleton crew, she has been assigned as its sole gunship pilot.

In the midst of this uncertainty the miners of Ceres revolt against Earth rule, refusing to supply the fleet with the deuterium fuel it sorely needs. Without it the fleet in Regulus will be unable to fight and the Earth will become vulnerable. Only Captain Kaon can fly her gunship through the twisting tunnels beneath Ceres surface and fight the revolt.


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Publisher:
Engage Pixel Limited
Developer:
Engage Pixel Limited
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Released:
Friday, April 14, 2017
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Languages:
English
Format:
Digital PC Download
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Minimum Requirements
  • OS: Windows Vista 
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 
  • Memory: 500 MB RAM 
  • Graphics: Direct-X 9 compatible graphics card 
  • DirectX: Version 9.0 
  • Storage: 100 MB available space
Recommended Requirements
  • OS: Windows 7 
  • Processor: Intel i3 
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM 
  • Graphics: Direct-X 9 compatible graphics card 
  • DirectX: Version 9.0 
  • Storage: 100 MB available space
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60
Fun but needs some adjustments.

Captain Kaon is a retro styled shooter set in space. The game is fast and colorful like most of the game styled at the older times. The gameplay is based on twin stick, one moves while another aim, it is very simple but also can be satisfying when you get the hang of it. The downside is the music which is quite repetitive not to mention fps locked at 30 which makes every PCMR member very sad.

60
Good and low priced gravity shooter

Captain Kaon is a twin stick gravity shooter with gameplay and visual style likely inspired by old arcade and PC titles. You have some control of your missions and the ship that you are flying, once a mission starts you move your ship around by activating thrust with W and turning the ship with A and D, if you do not have your thrust activated the ship will start to fall. You will fight your way through cavern like areas with the help of a gunner that you can have aim and shoot around your ship, you can make use of some different weapons like missiles and bombs, and your ship has a winch that can be used to pick up and move objects around, such as power cells needed to open up parts of the map. If you enjoyed games that control like this and have some nostalgia for older games that it takes its art style and some mechanics from then you can probably find something to like here for a low price.

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