A downloadable Shmup

*CONTROLS: Keyboard: S (for special), D (for defense), F (for fire), and the arrow keys. R will reset the game back to the title screen, and Escape will exit the game. . Also has controller support, although I've only personally tested it with an Xbox One S controller. Back will restart the game, but there is no button on the controller (currently) that will exit the game completely. Enter on keyboard will pause, as will start on the controller. 

Cyberspace Shoot'em Up is an arcade style shooter and GameMaker Studio 2 lesson in the making. I plan on releasing this as a Udemy course to teach those interested in how to make not one, but four different kind of shmups. Each ship is an homage to a franchise or play style from shooter history. This way, you learn to build four different styles of gameplay under one umbrella. I really hope you enjoy this one level demo. I've worked really hard on it! Please send positive feedback and/or constructive criticism. If you encounter any bugs or crashes, please let me know so I can fix them. Thank you and enjoy! Current build is Windows only. My apologies to anybody left out.

Updated 2 days ago
Published 17 days ago
StatusIn development
AuthorRetro Cemetery
TagsArcade, Pixel Art, Shoot 'Em Up, shootem-up

Install instructions

Download the file and follow instructions. It should just be an easy, one time executable file. 


Cyberspace Shootem Up.exe 87 MB

Development log


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As Usual Gameplay from Z9ZGAMES Channel!!
With All Thanks to the Creator of the Game!!


Woah, thanks for downloading and playing my game! I really appreciate it. I'm pretty new to this, and as such I've never really had anybody play test my game. I can already see several things that I need to change. A quick tutorial or screen that shows how to use each ship and a Game Over screen for starters. I also realized that the health bar displays in a weird way. Thanks again for playing and sharing your play through! I hope you had fun with it!