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Beat Hazard Ultra finally lands on XBLIG


Over 3 years ago the original Beat Hazard was released on Xbox Live Indie Games (XBLIG) and marked the start of Steve Hunt’s near career as an Indie Developer. Having working for worked for big studios for nearly 15 years it was time for change – based out of his Northwest UK home, Steve created Cold Beam Games, a one man games studio. Now 3 years on he is back with Beat Hazard Ultra.

Beat Hazard Ultra adds awesome new features to the original Beat Hazard:

  • Co-op and Verses online and local multiplayer
  • Boss Rush and Survival modes
  • 2 New bosses and 10 new enemy ships
  • 24 perks to unlock and 3 devastating tactical weapons

Experience your music collection as never before with this intense music driven arcade shooter. Each of your songs will have its own unique ebb and flow based on the music.

Power up your spaceship and watch as the music boosts your firepower. Unleash hell on the enemy ships when you max out with weapon pickups!

Beat Hazard seamlessly mixes the love of gaming and music. Together they become greater than the sum of their parts.


Since the games original release it has been ported to 6 other platforms, (PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android and PS3). Beat Hazard has sold in excess of 700,000 copies and grossed over $2.2 million. With overall development costs in the region of $70,000, this gives a return on investment of 3000%!

Download Beat Hazard Ultra TODAY and help support indie game development. Costing just 400MSP you have no reason not to go download this now.


Planetary Shield Hits The Indie Games Channel

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After the launching for Android, Planetary Shield now comes to the Indie Games section of the Xbox 360 from Axouxere Games. With Planetary Shield you will test your skills to save the planet and the human race. You can play alone or with a friend and protect the Earth!

Planetary Shield is a game of skill in which you must destroy all the meteorites before they impact on Earth and weaken its shields to destruction. But your mission is not just to destroy the meteors, you also have to cover and maneuver rescue ships fleeing from Earth. Your armament is a ball of energy generated between two satellites. You can also get items that will help you in your mission, such as a missile that destroys the nearby meteorites, an object that repairs your shield, or another that makes you invulnerable for a limited time.

The Planetary Shield operation has begun! Out now for 80 MS Points.


I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MB1ES!!!1 from Ska Studios is one of the most downloaded Xbox LIVE Indie Games of all time. It was number one on the indie games chart for years and has sold hundreds of thousands of copies. Although it was released back in 2009, it still stands up today as one of the most fun games on the indie channel. Continue reading XBLIG Review: I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MB1ES!!!1