Sine Mora is a horizontal shoot'em up that provides a unique take on challenge, where time is the ultimate factor. Mixing classic shooter sensibilities with contemporary presentation, Sine Mora is a gorgeous shmup that offers a Story Mode that weaves an over-the-top taleRead full description
"It tweaks the recipe just enough to create an uncommon shooter. The visuals set a new standard for the genre, providing sights heretofore unseen in an arcade shoot 'em up." - IGN.com
"Sine Mora infuses classic shoot 'em up gameplay with time manipulation and a grim narrative that sets it apart from its peers in all the right ways." - Gamespot.com
Sine Mora is a horizontal shoot'em up that provides a unique take on challenge, where time is the ultimate factor. Mixing classic shooter sensibilities with contemporary presentation, Sine Mora is a gorgeous shmup that offers a Story Mode that weaves an over-the-top tale and an Arcade Mode that provides deep, satisfying gameplay to challenge fans of the genre. With many ways to manipulate time, Sine Mora features over 50 weapon combinations to complete each beautiful stage that form fits to the player's skills with scaling difficulty. Soundtrack composed by Akira Yamaoka and featuring boss designs by Mahiro Maeda.
Engrossing story integrated seamlessly into the action to elevate the user experience
Unique, time extension based gameplay
7 beautifully crafted, diverse stages
Over 50 different weapon combinations with time manipulating devices
Great accessibility - Story Mode is tailored to not scare away absolute newcomers to the genre
Risk and reward - multiple difficulty levels in Arcade Mode with deep scoring and hidden rank system for the more experienced players
Music composed by Akira Yamaoka, Sound Director of Silent Hill and Shadows of the Damned
Featuring boss designs by Mahiro Maeda, one of the most prominent Japanese anime creators (Blue Submarine No. 6, The Animatrix - The Second Renaissance, Kill Bill: Vol. 1)
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This is a game with beautiful artwork, surprisingly deep story, and lovely old school gradius style gameplay. You have no health, just time, killing enemies gives you more time and getting hit causes you to lose some; In addition, if you're hit you will lose power ups for your weapons. This combination can leave you in an unwinnable situation at time, that forces you to go back and play through with less errors, but the game isn't a long trek with replayability built in mind it seems. Some minor level gripes with one or two sections feel unfair and deviate from the gameplay too much, but they don't sour the player on the rest of the games amazing visual spectacles and bosses.
Every shoot-em-up game I have ever played were simply - some had flashy effects but that's all. Sine Mora is probably first game that have so beatiful graphics. Every plane, every missile, every stage and boss is well made. What's even more amazing, developers didn't focused only on making a good looking game - Sine Mora is a really hard game and you will need to spent many hours to perfect some things, and even more to unlock every possible achievement. Even though there aren't many levels, you won't get bored with them. I'd like to say, it's a must have for shmup fans. Just remember one thing, that you will need a decent mouse or gamepad for this game. I had hard times playing it on my 5 years old mouse (it was too slow for game like this) so I had to play it with gamepad.
Sine Mora in itself is a very enjoyable, old school-ish bullet hell game. The biggest plus is, by far, the graphic design: absolutely gorgeous. The colour palette is chosen with great taste, the environment design is top notch, with some very artistic touches, while effects such as explosions are delightful to the eye. The levels are also quite fun for the most part, and the boss battles are intense and rewarding. Some sections are extremely hard and annoying, and require a lot of trial and error, but once you get over that, the terrible, Hungarian only voice acting and the excuse of a story, you'll have a lot of fun playing this. It's short and action packed, just the way it should be.
It’s a very good game, I would say the developers did some great innovation. For the genre (horizontal shoot’em up type) they kind of smashed all the games out there, at least in my opinion. The design, the graphics, the idea, it’s all amazing, really gives a twist to this kind of games. The story makes sense, one of the best things is having to combat with time, that’s not new, but it makes less easy the game, and more fun. Lots of weapons, lots of levels, arcade mode, bosses, and lots more. If you like the genre, then buy it NOW, you won’t be disappointed! If it’s your first game of this type, then you couldn’t be in the better place. It’s cheap, and worth it, use you GMG credit and get a discount. Hope you like it.
This is a fantastic Shmup with gorgeous visuals. The main thing that stands out about this game though is being a shmup it has well crafted story. Fans of the genre know the games aren't about story so I was pleasantly surprised. I'd recommend it to any fan of the genre.
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