Galak-Z is coming to mobile devices next year, developer 17-bit announced today. How does a twitchy action game work with a touch screen? We’ll have to wait and see, but Galak-Z: Variant Mobile will apparently be heavily modified to work without a controller. »
My friends keep raving about Galak-Z, that procedurally generated space shooter that is anime as hell. Today, I’ve decided to see what the roguelike is actually all about. »
One of the tool tips in Galak-Z says, “Death is just part of the circle of life.” That’s true. But, also: screw you, Galak-Z.
Galak-Z is a space shooter, which means fast reaction time and good command of controls. Galak-Z is also a roguelike, which means you’ll encounter randomized levels, enemies and loot. It’s damn important that you know that this is a game that looks like you should play it one way but is designed to be played a very… »
If you've been keeping tabs on Galak-Z, then you know that the upcoming space combat game drinks deeply from the sweet well of 1980s era Japanese animation. When it was first conceived, Galak-Z was going to feature the same cat-and-mouse starfighter showdowns for everybody. But the game's vision of space combat has… »
On the final day of the Tokyo Game Show this year, Sony held the "Indie Stream" event, celebrating all kinds of different upcoming indie titles. But of all the titles there, the one that caught my eye was Galak-Z: The Dimensional, a PS4/PC game that is one part Asteroids and one part 80s space opera anime. »
Nerds and geeks of a certain age fondly remember Macross/Robotech, Star Blazers and other spectacle-filled, emotionally overwrought animated space operas from the 1980s. These Japanese series remain touchstones for a generation and some folks miss them quite a bit. Jake Kazdal is one of those people and the game… »