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Getting better at twin stick shooters

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018 in All Platforms | 0 comments

It would be a shame to define Ion Assault as merely twin stick shooter, but it does fit in that category someone. Ideally, we’d like to define the game as a space oriented shoot em up experience that relies heavily on using your environment to succeed. Still, the advice from this post should definitely still apply to this videogame as well as the many other indie games out there.   Get used to the controls   As basic as this advice seems, it really is the bread-and-butter of twin stick shooter games. You have to understand what stick does what and really get used to how it feels and controls. Even between different twin stick shooters, the overall feel and...

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Our favorite twin stick shooter games

Posted by on Dec 18, 2017 in All Platforms | Comments Off on Our favorite twin stick shooter games

We decided to write this article is an old to the twin stick shooter genre, which admittedly is coming to a slow pace of releases. We made Ion Assault because of our love for the genre, so whenever we see other twin stick shooter games, we see them not as competition, but as representation of the genre we know and love as video gamers. Here is our list, straight from the staff of Coreplay, of our favorite games that utilize a dual stake control scheme. Resogun Resogun, we’d say, is probably the most similar game to our Ion Assault game that launched on the PS3 and Xbox 360. Perhaps the most unique thing about Resogun is that the world or environment is not as open world...

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The various achievements to unlock in Ion Assault

Posted by on Oct 25, 2017 in All Platforms | Comments Off on The various achievements to unlock in Ion Assault

The various achievements to unlock in Ion Assault

There are a ton of different achievements that you can unlock within the game that make it that much more fun to play over and over again. Here we will list the various achievements, how to get them, and for the less explanatory ones, there will be a tip or two to help you out. Keep in mind that these achievements work for the Steam, PlayStation, and Xbox platforms. They are all called different things depending on which platform you’re on (for example, a could be achievements or trophies). Nonetheless, they are the same achievements, and there is nothing different between ports.   Triumph   This one is pretty simple. All you have to do is complete the single...

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Basic PC requirements to play Ion Assault

Posted by on Oct 5, 2017 in Ion Assault on PC | Comments Off on Basic PC requirements to play Ion Assault

Basic PC requirements to play Ion Assault

The game is fairly easy to run on the PC platform if that is your platform of choice (the game is also available on PlayStation and Xbox), however, we decided to write up a whole post on this topic just so that it is easier for people to get into the game. Despite its graphical optimizations, there are still a lot of particles that need to be rendered, making this game not as simple as it might seem to run. We worked hard to make an ad a variety of different colors to the game, so it doesn’t look like just the basic typical indie shooter game.   Your processor is going to be the most important piece when it comes to playing this game. Truthfully, you can run the...

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