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[Update: Greenlit] Stuck In Greenlight Limbo: ‘Spaceman Sparkles II – Astronaut Shine’

Spaceman Sparkles II - Astronaut Shine

This time the spotlight will be shining on Spaceman Sparkles II – Astronaut Shine, a flashy, colorful, chaotic twin-stick shooter… IN SPACE! So what say we help it escape the cold emptiness of Greenlight limbo?

Shoot lasers, dodge dangers, teleport, get items and fight a few bosses…. in SPAAAAACE~! I made a game, I think it’s pretty okay. You fight bosses and stuff.

Told ya: IN SPACE! Also, strobe light warning in the trailer below. That said, I do like me some crazy shootin’, even if neither trailer nor description makes a lot of sense. Hasn’t stopped me before after all, so why start now? Besides, at least its creator is 100% honest about his game, saying “I think it’s pretty okay”. I just hope the price tag’ll match its arcadey roots, because as much as I like the overall crazy vibe… I don’t see this one doing well in extended sessions. Nothing wrong with that though, as (good) bitesized games are much too rare these days. Much too rare indeed. Also, pretty colors.

So riddle me this, dear reader: why is Spaceman Sparkles II – Astronaut Shine still struggling to get through Greenlight? It’s not out just yet, but a demo is available. As such, how about visiting its Greenlight page and handing over a ‘yes’, if you like what you see? Remember: your vote matters!


Watch this video on YouTube.