Jamestown Is A 17th-Century Shoot-em-up Set On Mars

By Ishaan . March 20, 2011 . 1:27pm


It may not sound like it, but Jamestown: Legend of the Lost Colony, developed by Final Form Games, is a top-down shoot-em-up…a shoot-em-up set on 17th-century British Colonial Mars. Final Form have included support for up to four players.


Aside from four-player co-op, Final Form also hope to tell an interesting story through Jamestown. The game is in development for PC and is due out this summer, but Final Form say that a release on other platforms will follow.


You can read more about the game at its development blog. Jamestown was recently recognized by the Independent Game Festival for the Audio category. You can listen to some of the game’s music at this link.


A high-five to Denpa no Sekai for pointing us in the direction of the game!

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  • https://twitter.com/#!/SplashdownTiger STiger

    Well it sure looks pretty. And fun! I wonder if it will be on Steam…

  • http://twitter.com/donayre21 miguel donayre

    I would buy this :D

  • http://denpanosekai.blogspot.com denpanosekai

    Needs to be on PSN/XBLA!!!

    • PrinceHeir

      yes :D

  • http://www.youtube.com/user/hodr Antlos

    Looks fabulous! Better shave my head before I rip my hair off while playing it :P

  • Code

    rar, been waiting to play this for awhile, it’s historical +o+

  • http://twitter.com/theanimalmaster blood donor

    well this might sound close minded but if its a shmup and it is not made in japan i am not interested

    • http://www.facebook.com/jstack Jon Stachewicz

      Wow that IS closed minded. Xenophobic almost

      • http://twitter.com/gabriel_may_uk Gabriel May

        blood donor is just conflicted about the war between the English and the Spanish.

  • http://twitter.com/gabriel_may_uk Gabriel May

    Based on a true story.

  • Kunio_kun

    Since I live near Jamestown, VA, I’d rather play a Jonestown SHMUP on Mars…

  • http://www.facebook.com/jstack Jon Stachewicz


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