Bullet-Time Metroidvania “REDSHOT” Now on Steam PC

On Tuesday, independent game developer Brian Lynch released his first game REDSHOT via Steam PC.

Developed by Lynch as a one-man development team, REDSHOT blends bullet-time mechanics into the Metroidvania formula (“Metroidvania” being gamer speak for a non-linear action adventure game. Sorta).

Here’s the official breakdown of REDSHOT from Lynch:

REDSHOT is a bullet-time Metroidvania where everything is deadly, but you are deadlier. Can you save the royal city from total destruction? Can you do it with style?

After a malfunction in his ship’s warp drive, Jack “Goose” Redshot finds himself stranded on a strange planet with even stranger people, and is forced to do anything in his power to survive and save the city of Carcosa from pure annihilation.

In REDSHOT, you will have to make split second decisions to stay alive in the middle of fast and frantic combat with a variety of horrid monstrosities and murderous nomads. Lucky for you, your ability to focus has been finely tuned after years of potato chips and video games, giving you the power to slow time and hit em right where it hurts. A variety of weapons and abilities lie at your disposal to use how you please in many different creative ways, and more to be discovered in the expansive land of Carcosa, which is open for you to explore, providing you’re clever enough to stay alive and find its secrets. The land holds many forgotten tales, known by few and understood by none.

With over 200 rooms to explore and many weapons, items, and secrets to find, fans of the genre will find a challenging but fair adventure to be had in REDSHOT.


• Explore a vast nonlinear world
• Choose your favorite weapons from a multitude of guns and items
• Use bullet time to outwit over 30 enemy types
• Discover new upgrades and recruit the denizens of Carcosa
• Fight over a dozen menacing bosses
• Uncover secrets dotted all over the map to upgrade your abilities and equipment
• Befriend AI companions to help you fight your way through the map
• Replay to test your speed and achieve the highest post-game rating

REDSHOT is available now for Steam PC.

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