I enjoyed this game so much that I decided to make it the main topic in my latest episode of Hybrid Plays! Saving Princess is a great example of simple metroidvania design done right. Nice work!
A downloadable game for Windows and Android
You are Portia Crane, Asset Recovery Specialist.
All you know about your mission is:
"IF THEY GET PRINCESS, THE WAR IS LOST.
IT'S UP TO YOU."
Explore a space station crawling with rogue machines and even rival bounty hunters with the same objective as you - but with far, far different intentions!
Expand your arsenal as you collect upgrades to your trusty arm cannon and armor!
Test your might against several bosses - including a FREAKING SPACE NINJA!
Can you SAVE PRINCESS?
Features native bluetooth controller support for Android and X360 controller support for Windows!
Out for Android and PC now!
Keep an eye open for an iOS version in the future!
"... It's one that gets all the essentials right and packs a lot of fun into its running time." - The Entropy Pump
"Saving Princess is impressive in its commitment to recreating the magic of the games it takes influence from with polished design elements that go beyond simply using pixel graphics as mere window dressing." - Super Game Droid
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ohmygosh I actually cried a little watching this! To be used as an example of getting the essentials right is a tremendous honor, thank you so much!
The editing is very well done, and your knowledge of game development principles is absolutely on point. The humor had me cracking up, too! I'd love to see more of your content, so I've subscribed!
Again, thank you so much! Keep up the excellent work.
Thanks so much! I'm so glad you liked the video! Saving Princess is super sick, are you still working on a sequel? I'd love to play it once it's done :D
Yep, the sequel is still in the works! I know I've been quiet, but it's close to 90% complete, only missing a final boss.
I've been taking a small break to work on a racing game while I have someone review the dialogue script; I'm hoping to have the narrative in this one carry some more weight than the first one.
Oh gosh this is so good!
Im having trouble DUE TO THE FACT THE DEMO HAS DISABLED SAVING I MEAN SERIOUSLY
AND THE FIRST BOSS DOESNT EVEN DROP HEALTH NOR IS THERE A HEALTH UPGRADE
also its good 10/10 but for now thumbs down
Sorry to hear you're having trouble finding health upgrades, keep looking! They're there.
And yes, saving is disabled for the demo - because you've got access to the entire game. If you can beat it on one life, in one sitting, you deserve it for free! Good luck.
Wish there was a press download for this game.
This game will surprise you, I promise. At first I was prepared to play a quick platformer for some laughs, but it turned out to be a pretty tough game! You'll shoot some robots and see some artwork, but the next thing you know, you're fighting some bosses difficult enough to make you look back on your ineptitude and shriek as you strive to become a better 2D PewPew Guy.
Excellent work, BRAINOS, I had a lot of fun. Can't wait to try the finished product!