SOS is a retro shoot-em-up game with pixel art graphics. Game-play revolves around rescuing marooned citizens, whilst avoiding or engaging enemies.
LEFT ARROW or < to Rotate left
RIGHT ARROW or > Rotate Right
LEFT CONTROL to Apply Thrust
SPACEBAR to Fire Cheval
P to Pause/Unpause
Controls can be customized in the options menu.
SOS Is tested working in Chrome and FireFox only.
Feedback from the experts
Ania Kubów: Very well made game with smooth movements and wonderful pixel graphics. I enjoyed the level of personalisation available to the player with the options menu. Loved it!
Noël Meudec: I really like the retro style of this game. The graphics are good, and I like the shadow under all the aircrafts (nice touch!).
The controls are not ideal though. I cannot rotate and apply thrust at the same time, which feels unnatural and makes it hard to play.
It is also lacking a background music and a bit of variety (I played 4 levels and they were identical, become increasingly, but super slowly, harder). Tinting the color of the background could be a simple trick to show progression for example, and adding new types of enemy too.
Overall, it is a simple game with a cool vibe but it needs a few tweaks to make it a great gaming experience.