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Solar Shifter EX

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Based on 11 critic reviews
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Available on:Xbox OneAug 25, 2016
PCSep 11, 2015

Developer: Elder Games

Publisher: Headup Games

Genres: Arcade, Vehicle Combat

Warp into action with Solar Shifter EX. Man your ship and dive into fierce combat situations in space and over beautiful and distant planet surfaces. Solar Shifter EX is a sci-fi shoot ’em up with the unique ability to ‘shift’. Your only weapon is your ship: The Phase Shifter has been outfitted with a one-of-a-kind jump drive that lets you warp out of tough situations at will, a technique which will challenge you of to your limits when surviving the masses of enemies coming at you from all sides in this true bullet hell.

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5.5 / 10.0
Ken McKown

Solar Shifter EX has some cool ideas and poor execution. I wanted to love it, I tried to love it, but in the end I simply left every session disappointed that it never really delivered on any of its ambitions. There are better shooters out there, heck, there are better shooters everywhere. Regardless of any love for the genre, I simply cannot recommend this game to anyone.

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5 / 10.0
The Digital Fix

Some nice mechanics here but flawed in almost all aspects.

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8 / 10.0

This vertical scrolling shoot’em up adds a number of modern refinements to the genre’s common conventions; that said your personal enjoyment of the game might depend more on your opinion of the genre as a whole.

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4 / 10.0
Simon Brown

A generic, bland but functional SHMUP whose technical issues make it unenjoyable and tedious to actually play.

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