A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, Linux, and Android

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This game is in development

May contain bugs, inconveniences, and general imperfections. All content is work in progress and subject to change until the game's completion (estimated in late 2019).

About

Demonizer is a vertical shooter in the early to mid 90s arcade style of Raiden Fighters and Battle Garegga.

In a cartoon fantasy land, an exiled princess has turned into a demon and joined the peaceful monster-girl tribe. When her former kingdom attacks she fights back with her newfound hypnotic and transformative powers. She departs for the king's throne room where she will confront her father and bring the invasion to an end.

Survive the waves of advancing human soldiers and capture as many of them as you can. Fire magic stun lasers and bombs to defend yourself and save your monster-girl friends, then catch the unconscious enemies before they fall offscreen. Some you keep to harvest their spirit energy. Others you transform into sister demons who fight by your side. As you gather more spirit energy, you refill your bomb supply and unlock additional powers to grab enemies from afar.

Controls

ActionXbox controllerOther controllerKeyboardMouseAndroid touchscreen
MoveD-padX and Y axes
Arrow keys
Move mouse1 finger drag
FireX button
Button 1
Z key
Button 1
N/A
Alt Fire
A button
Button 2
X key
Button 2
1 finger on screen
BombB button
Button 3
C key
Button 3
2 fingers on screen
PauseStart button
Button 4
Esc key
Esc key
Back button

How to play

  • Knock out enemies with primary fire (forward), alternate fire (lock-on), bomb
  • Capture blue enemy hearts for score/bomb/upgrade
  • Capture red enemy hearts to turn them into friendly succubi
  • Teammate holding 20 blue hearts gains Power Grab ability - activate with alt fire
  • Lose all your blue hearts if any heart falls offscreen
  • Bomb can rescue falling hearts
  • Reach the score on the top right for extra life
  • Rescue and protect friendly monstergirls for extra score
Demonizer

Downloads

Available for Windows, Mac OSX, Android, Linux, and other platforms:

  • Free demo with first 2 levels and bonus minigame.
  • Paid early access to the full game. Donate at or above the minimum for permanent access to every version of the full game, including the final version. The minimum donation will increase as the game continues to develop, so donate early for the best deal.

You can also support the game on Patreon.

For $15/month or more get access to the private repository, where you can download development builds and try out levels and features as they're developing.

Stream Keys

To stream the full game, you can request a key at Keymailer:

Or Woovit:

Purchase

Buy Now$6.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $6 USD. You will get access to the following files:

demonizer-win-64.zip 7 MB
Version 0.6.5
demonizer-osx.zip 8 MB
Version 0.6.5
Demonizer-x86_64.AppImage 14 MB
Version 0.6.5
Demonizer.apk 7 MB
Version 0.6.5
demonizer-win-32.zip 6 MB
Version 0.6.5
Demonizer-i686.AppImage 16 MB
Version 0.6.5
demonizer-full.love 3 MB
Version 0.6.5

Download demo

Download
demonizer-demo-win-64.zip 6 MB
Version 0.6.5
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demonizer-demo-osx.zip 7 MB
Version 0.6.5
Download
Demonizer_Demo-x86_64.AppImage 13 MB
Version 0.6.5
Download
Demonizer_Demo.apk 6 MB
Version 0.6.5
Download
demonizer-demo-win-32.zip 5 MB
Version 0.6.5
Download
Demonizer_Demo-i686.AppImage 15 MB
Version 0.6.5
Download
demonizer-demo.love 2 MB
Version 0.6.5

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I had a chance to cover this game for my channels and I absolutely loved it. It really pays tribute to the old school bullet hells and shmups. I wasn't sure if it was supposed to move that fast but none the less I felt that the enemies moving that fast worked for the game. Was wondering if you were going to add other game modes such as an easy mode? Other than that it was a great game and I look forward to when it comes out of early access. Hoping it does good enough to see ports to consoles as well.

Here is my gameplay video of the game


Hi, thanks again for the feature. I added mouse input as a way to test touch input and make sure it doesn't break the game. I think I'll keep it in, but have you choose a control type at the beginning and not allow switching in mid-game.

I would like to add difficulty settings, if I can be a little more creative than simply adjusting bullet speed/count. One idea to help new players is a collectible hint card system for learning enemy weaknesses and more obscure mechanics. I'll have more details in my devlog hopefully soon.

Hi there,

I originally played with my XBOX Controller and thought it was fine with the controller as well. Also, I was thinking instead of the game being on a dark screen. If it's doable if you added a background to it as a feature. So people could choose to play with solid black background or with the background. 

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Here's my gameplay - GO'd at 1:38 ish, but did pretty decent after that until I eventually died x3

And I took the liberty of creating side art fillers x3

Nothing too special, but I like filling the screen :3


Thanks much. Can't wait for a chance to watch it.

this is SO BRUTAL xD I like it so far, it's  pretty impressive the bullet patterns going on here.

Thanks, let me know if you have video.  It really helps with making the gameplay and levels better.

yeah ^^ i sampled all the levels, the inebriated mode was probably the most devastating one, lol ^^

gonna be posting it alongside a bunch of other STG games i scooped up :)

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