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Solar Shifter EX shoot-em-up action now available for Linux, Mac and Windows PC


This is for the fans of much #action and big explosions out there: The #scifi shoot ’em up Solar Shifter EX #released for $8.99 (8.99€ / £5.99) plus a 15% discount on Steam and other digital distribution platforms. Solar Shifter EX will run on Linux, Mac and Windows PC and comes with the unique ability to ‘shift’ – either right into the action or, in tough situations, out of it for your own sake.

This unique bullet hell game was developed by one man alone, Ede Tarsoly, the creator of critically acclaimed RTS Meridian: New World and the owner of the one-man studio Elder Games.

About Solar Shifter EX

Warp into action with Solar Shifter EX a sci-fi shoot ’em up with the unique ability to ‘shift’. Man your ship and dive into fierce combat situations in space and over beautiful and distant planet surfaces.

The only weapon is your ship: The Phase Shifter, 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 the utmost when surviving the bullet hell coming at you from all sides.

With an epic storyline evolving over numerous worlds, you will encounter massive enemy fleets and gorgeous landscapes until you reach your goal: To leave a dying solar system behind at all costs before its extinction!


  • Unique ‘shifting’ mechanic to bring a completely new level of depth into a shmup
  • 18 tough missions
  • 8 beautiful environments
  • Over 40 enemy types encountered throughout the game
  • Upgrade your ship
  • 4 controllable ships: One main ship and three alien ships. Control all-powerful alien vessels that decimate allied forces with ease.

All developed in the style of a good ol’ shmup fashion, face uncountable formations of enemies that will aim to stop halt your progress. Be clever and use the Phase Shifter’s jump drive to your advantage or you will take serious damage.

All the dynamic sci-fi action of Solar Shifter EX is currently available for on Linux, Mac and Windows PC on Steam with a 15% discount, but only until September 18th.

System Requirements:


  • OS: Ubuntu 12.04
  • Processor: 2Ghz single core
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 8600 GT / ATI 2600 Pro
  • Hard Drive: 4 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Any


  • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 or newer
  • Processor: 2Ghz dual core
  • Memory: 3 GB RAM
  • Graphics: nVidia GeForce GTX 275 / ATI Radeon 4770 (or higher)
  • Hard Drive: 4 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Any


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