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About Art Ink Studios

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Factsheet

Developer:
Art Ink. Studios
Based in United States

Release date:
Early Access July 4 2019

Platforms:
Windows
iOS
Android

Website:
artinkstudios.wixsite.com/artgames

Description

Star Blitz X is a 3d first person shooter that’s homage of the 1980's arcade era. The premise is to protect the earth for one minute by using a defense tactic to position, point and shoot asteroids and missiles that are launched by the Gargon space invasion. Failure is not an option for every ten hit from the asteroids or missiles on the Earth and it's game over.

History

Before forming Art Ink Studios in late of 2016, six years prior as concept artist and graphic designer as Elvis was involved with over eight indie gaming projects. The experience left a great impression on him to take a more active leading role of design and creating the idea indie game. In late December 2016 the development of the Game Design Document was form as Elvis wanted to create a simple 3D first-person shooter where the game play is fun, simple, but challenging. Classic arcade games like Duck Hunt, Galaga, Space Invader and Asteroids that he grew up with play a factor to the game design. Two months after the team is formed as Mark Suter (3d Artist) and Jon Gillis (Programmer) join while Pierrick Querolle (Composer and Sound FX) was added about nine months later. When the production of our first game started we didn’t want to recreate the arcade genre just to compete for the highest score, but to develop skills of quick reflex and good hand-eye coordination that rewards the player's effort that unlock multiple sequences of finishing the game. In time, new ideas and features were included like addition game mechanic, enemy setup and UI design while maintaining the homage of the 1980s arcade game play to enhance the gaming experience.

Features

  • In-game radio station with three interchangeable background tracks

  • Nonlinear game play with two ending sequences

  • Recorded high score and apply three initial letters

  • Music and Sound FX volume within the Options and Pause Menu

  • Six type of asteroid with a variety of traps

  • Bonus round becomes a 2D fixed shooter

  • Normal or Hard Mode 

  • Camera Rotation

  • Controller Option: Keyboard or Mouse

  • The Eradicator Star, A raw item that is shot from a yellow asteroid and then shoot the item to vaporize any incoming asteroid or missile onscreen

 
 
 
 

Videos

Star Blitz X - Demo Short Playthrough YouTube

 

Images

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Logo & Icon

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About Art Ink. Studios

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We are in the progress of making our first game called Star Blitz X for PC and mobile. The demo is in the beta stage and all info about the game can be found on the game page

 

Team Credits

Elvis Matthews
Founder, Game Design, Lead Art, 3D Artist, Concept Artist and Tester

Jon Gillis
Game Programmer

Pierrick Querolle
Composer @ Sound FX

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