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|Developer(s)||Mountain King Studios|
|Publisher(s)||Mountain King Studios|
|Composer(s)||Robert C. Prince III|
|Genre(s)||Shoot 'em up|
DemonStar is a shareware video game developed by Mountain King Studios, based on their earlier game Raptor: Call of the Shadows. It is a top-down vertical scrolling shooter game with an outer space theme. The game shares many similarities with the Raiden series. DemonStar features various power-ups, including smart bombs and other power-ups which modify the types of projectiles that the player's ship fires.
The full version of the game features 18 levels. At the end of each level is a boss ship that the player must destroy.
The Terran Fleet is developing a new prototype starfighter, the RaptorX, and the player is a test pilot of that prototype. Suddenly, the Xidus Armada Fleet, the Terran Fleet's arch enemy (ever since Galactix), launches an all-out surprise attack on the Terran Fleet that catches them with their guard down, destroying all Raptor fighters in the process, but the few RaptorX prototypes that were away being tested have survived. Now the player must battle through the Xidus Fleet alone, destroy their ultimate weapon, codenamed the DemonStar, and save the rest of the Terran Fleet.
DemonStar was included among ten other games in the "Space Arcade Collection" CD by Greenstreet Software. It was featured in the CD-ROM game package Arcade Classics, which featured other eGames titles such as Speedy Eggbert and Crazy Drake.
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