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Piloting a spaceship by yourself is already difficult, but doing so with four people at once is even trickier. In co-op arcade shooter Super Space ____, each player controls one of your shared ship’s turrets, blasting incoming waves of asteroids. That being said, every shot you take propels your ship in the opposite direction, meaning you’ll need to work together if you don’t want to haphazardly crash into floating space debris.

Players can’t simply shoot their turrets willy-nilly since, thanks to Newton’s Third Law of physics, each shot will also propel your shared ship in the opposite direction. The game’s unique core co-op mechanic was built specifically with couches and public spaces in mind.

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Awards and Recognition

  • 2013 Independent Games Festival

    Finalist, Excellence in Design

  • 2012 IndieCade

    Finalist

  • 2012 DigiPen Game Awards

    Best Multiplayer Game

Game Screenshots

  • DigiPen Student Game SUPER SPACE ____
  • The words "stolen" and pixelated point modifiers cascade on top of each other.
  • A fleet of glowing cubes approach the players' space ship.

The Team

  • Alexander Baard

    BS in Computer Science in Real-Time Interactive Simulation

    Role: Designer

  • David Scamehorn

    BA in Game Design

    Role: Designer

  • Douglas Zwick

    BA in Game Design

    Role: Music


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