Alpha Strike is a shoot-em-up in the classic NES style. Shoot your way through 5 levels, destroy everything that moves and save the world from danger!
D-pad / arrows - movement
(X) / X - shoot bullets
Every 10000 points net you an extra life.
Collect powerups to enhance your weapon.
When you die, you lose your weapon.
When you get a game over, you can use one of the 2 continues.
Use only if you want to ruin your fun!
Up, Right, Down, Down - invinciblity
Up, Down, Down, Right - full power
Left, Up, Down, Down, Right - 10 lives
Right, Right, Left, Up - 99 continues
Up, Left, Up - Stage 2
Up, Left, Left - Stage 3
Up, Left, Down - Stage 4
Up, Left, Right - Stage 5
1.1 - fixed music bug at title screen after game over
- synced the staff roll music to end on the "Thanks for Playing" screen
- fixed mercy invinciblity
1.0 - initial release
SUPPORT ON ITCH.IO
Yep, do it!
having an action game where sprites are locked on a grid is quite the deterrent for me. I don't suffer from epilepsy but I find it quite painful.
also there's a bug where the ship disappears at times.
nicely done otherwise, 60hz and pixel precision and I would dig it!
There's quite a visible evolution if we compare this game with your previous ones. It looks good, although it's just another shoot 'em up from the many we have here in PICO-8, but I like it and it's fun! What I don't like is the ship's movement and the gameplay transition, the land pieces approach really slow and that makes me mad.
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