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Rise of the Ravager
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Platforms: PC, Linux
Languages: English
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Mar 11, 2013 @ 11:13am
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Description
Release date: March 27, 2013
DEMO Available! http://www.riseoftheravager.com/demo/Rise_of_the_Ravager_Demo.exe

Rise of the Ravager is arcade action best described as a blending of Guitar Hero and Missile Command. A god desires to be reborn, an event that would signal the End of Times. In Rise of the Ravager, seek favor from the Old Ones to prevent his avatar from destroying all. Play alone, or invite up to three friends to blast hordes of enemies utilizing a unique combat system based on color. Large boss fights, multiple landscapes, unfolding mythology - preventing the End of Time is an entertaining challenge.

Features
■ Unique arcade action based on color combat
■ Single player campaign unfolding an engaging original myth
■ Up to 4 players for local co-op play with scaled difficulty
■ Challenging boss fights
■ Upgrade system with refundable points allowing you tackle stages with different builds
■ Hand drawn art inspired by Mesoamerican cultures
■ New Game Plus invites you to play again with a higher difficulty and all your upgrades
■ In-game achievements to unlock

Reviews
Originally posted by Joel Coulture from Mash Those Buttons:
"I am hopelessly hooked on Rise of the Ravager." (4.2 out of 5)

http://mashthosebuttons.com/review/rise-of-the-ravager-review/

Originally posted by Jason Love from Co-Optimus:
"Rise of the Ravager is one of those games that made me fall in love with indie games in the first place."
http://www.co-optimus.com/editorial/1232/page/1/indie-ana-co-op-and-the-rise-of-the-ravager.html

Originally posted by Tim Hurley from The XBLIG:
"The various skill combinations (and option to refund), multiple levels, and New Game+ (ha, more like Difficulty+) make it easy to recommend as a shooter."

http://thexblig.com/2013/04/03/review-rise-of-the-ravager

Originally posted by Nick MacLeod from Capsule Computers:
"You can’t help but get addicted." 9 out of 10
http://www.capsulecomputers.com.au/2013/06/rise-of-the-ravager-review/

Originally posted by Brad "OtakuDante" from OtakuDante's Gaming Inferno:
"The game itself beams with the high quality presentation that developers such as PopCap Games are able to deliver. If you are looking for a new shmup that's out of the ordinary then this will definitely be something worth getting into."
http://otakugaminginferno.blogspot.com/2013/03/rise-of-ravager-xblig.html

Originally posted by Primofimo from Indie Game Reviewer (IGR):
"Rise of the Ravager is an addictive shooter that does a great job of yoking that wonderful hypnotic feeling that a great shoot-em up can provide, while also deftly mixing up strategy elements and implementing an effective upgrade system to keep you on your toes."
http://www.indiegamereviewer.com/review-rise-of-the-ravager-mashes-together-rhythm-based-games-shmups-and-rpg/

Originally posted by Paul H. from GamePlayersReview.com:
"Rise of the Ravager is a highly addictive and wonderfully playable game with great controls and a healthy amount of challenge." 8.5 out of 10
http://gameplayersreview.com/indie-game-review-rise-of-the-ravager-by-gentleman-squid/
95 Comments
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s_d Jun 27 @ 8:29am 
Agreed, psymin! Many thanks to Gentleman Squid Studio for their solid Linux commitment, and for the fun games :-)
psymin Jun 26 @ 9:10am 
Looking forward to this game's release. SteamOS and Linux FTW!
Gentleman Squid Studio  [author] May 29 @ 7:19am 
Not giving up Linas :) We're just working hard on making Three Dead Zed even better for the Steam release.
Linas W. N. Sparrow May 28 @ 3:39pm 
Not much going on here. I hope you guys have not given up? It is a great game, and I would really like to see it on Steam.
ionutudor2012 May 25 @ 4:15am 
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spacetoast84 Apr 12 @ 10:52pm 
Tried the game at NerdFest. I had a great time trying it out with my friend. Can't wait to see it on Steam.
Chaz Apr 4 @ 8:19pm 
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Gypsyfly Mar 25 @ 2:36pm 
Saw this at Megacon. Great job, guys!
Jedi Master Mike Mar 24 @ 10:04am 
Saw this at megacon. I'll admint, I was a little skeptical..but it really is addicting. It is a great game to pop in and kill some time with friends. I'd like to see four people give it a go...I only tried with my roommate and that was pretty hectic!
Gentleman Squid Studio  [author] Mar 6 @ 6:51pm 
Thank you very much for that amazing comment Seeric. :) We're actually looking into getting windowed mode for our games. It's not the first time we've heard it, and we listen!