SHMUP

AcronymDefinition
SHMUPShoot 'em Up (game genre)
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Desolators is a vertical scrolling shmup (shoot em up), a game genre popularized in the 80's, High profile entries in the genre appear fairly often such as Sine mora, Resogun, and the upcoming open world shmup Galak-Z on Playstation 4.
Desolators will be a modern shmup that reinvigorates the shmup genre by abandoning classic gaming staples such as lives, limited continues, and on screen collectable power ups to create a new modern enjoyable experience with out sacrificing the challenge associated with Shmups.
It was extremely difficult due to living arrangements and daily responsibilities but he loved the concept of the game and sought to marry the vertical scrolling shooter with the twin stick shooter: a sub genre of shmups.