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Monday
May092016

Bullet Heaven EX, Episode 27 - Galak-Z: The Void

ey Everyone!
In Episode 140, we took a look at Galak-Z: The Dimensional, a roguelike space shooter with all kinds of personality. As it turns out, Season 5 of the game has ceased to be, transforming instead into the infinite score chaser, The Void. How does this newest FREE DLC for Galak-Z stack up? 

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Tuesday
Dec012015

Bullet Heaven HD, Episode 140 - Galak-Z: The Dimensional

n episode 138 of Bullet Heaven HD, we took a look at Steredenn, a horizontal shooting game with heavy roguelike elements. But it's not the only shooting roguelike out there.. but Galak-Z: The Dimensional takes a reverse approach. As a roguelike with heavy shooting elements, just how does Galak-Z fare?

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Saturday
Aug302014

PAX PRIME 2014: Galak-Z: The Dimensional - Interview with Jake Kazdal

o far, I really dig Galak-Z: The Dimensional. Between its procedurally generated everything and its slick visual styling, this awesome new shooting game is one to look forward to, not just for STG enthusiasts but gamers in general.

There is quite a bit of nifty technological wizardry that has been infused into Galak-Z's retro-anime, physics-based gameplay, but how did it come to be in the first place? What were the challenges of making such a game? What is the creator's favorite retro system?

All of this and more was answered as I caught up with 17-Bit founder Jake Kazdal for some good old-fashioned post-hands-on Q&A on one of this years most intriguing shooting games.

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