It's a twin-stick vertical scrolling Shooter hybrid with a cinematic flare:
An unrelenting onslaught of eye-popping visuals, ear bursting soundscapes and mind-melting action makes Cygni the vanguard for the next generation of shoot-em ups. Outgunned, outmanned and out on your own, plunge into a sky full of hell in a last-ditch battle for survival. Upgrade your ship by picking up new tech and take down colossal alien bosses in visceral combat.
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Three-person developer KeelWorks has announced Cygni: All Guns Blazing, an old-school-arcade-style shoot-'em-up (aka shmup) that won an Epic MegaGrant...
Old-school style, new-school tech. Cygni: All Guns Blazing Announced.
Shmups! Shmups! Shmups! I love shoot 'em ups, especially when indie developers put a special touch on new games in a genre that dates back to the late 1970s.
Cygni is a gorgeous, blazing fast Unreal 4-powered shmup
Fans of retro shumps would be wise to keep Cygni: All Guns Blazing on their radar.
The self-described “vanguard for the next generation of shoot ’em ups”, Cygni looks and sounds absolutely wonderful. Count us in.
The top-down shooter is a tried-and-tested genre, and KeelWorks is looking to push it to new heights with Cygni: All Guns Blazing, a fully 3D take on the formula revealed during the Future Games Show.
Cygni: All Guns Blazing is a top down battle for survival
It’s not often a relatively straightforward shooter brings out the coos of delight these days –
We’re accustomed to the Ikarugas and Radiant Silverguns of the world, so why would another game that by its own admission isn’t aiming to reinvent the genre be of note? Well, because it looks like Cygni.