Starsceptre – Infinite chances to save the Galaxy

Exclusive debut only on iPhone & iPad!

"App of the week" - ApfelPage

"4 out of 5 - Starsceptre is a really cool retro game that will entertain you for several hours, and offers high replay-value"

Game trailer:

Starsceptre is a pixelated retro shoot ’em up that has two types of control systems to choose from: an on screen joystick or gyroscopic controls for tilting and shooting your way through the game, testing your nerves and reactions to their limits.

As the pilot, you awake suddenly in the cockpit of your Starfighter to find your short-term memory missing and your planet shattered into two halves.

Accompanied by a mysterious stowaway who wields the Starsceptre - a magical device that rewinds time - you must battle your way to defeating the evil Draxses.

Can you stop other planets from suffering the same fate?

Looking like one of those 8bit or 16 bit pixel games you loved as a kid, you'll relive 80s & 90s arcade memories on the go via your iPhone or iPad. And like all the classics, this game is easy to play, but difficult to master.

What's New

Version 1.2.5

• new on screen joystick control option
• separate firing and bomb buttons
• you can now collect bombs to use whenever
• new bonus scoring system
• more powerful power ups
• bug fixes

Customer Reviews

5 out of 5

5 Ratings

5 Ratings

Why 5 Stars?


From the art style to the gameplay this game screams of a fun and premium experience. The developer also listens to his players and there are options to play the game using cool tilt controls OR a really nicely done on screen joystick. There are options for pretty much every aspect of gameplay so you can set it up how you'd like to play. The gameplay itself is intense and gives you that Arcade, one more go, feel to it. It's a shmup but it's not your average one. Your co pilot has a sceptre that can turn back time when you get blown up lol. You can do loops to get out of bad situations. There are so many different power ups as well. It's just a really fun experience. It is absolutely worth its price. Thank you dev for a fun game and for a premium experience. We need to support devs like this who choose not to go the freemium route.

This is the ‘classic game’ your looking for


Star Sceptre is a beautiful and well edited masterpiece of a SHMUP. To say otherwise just isn’t the truth, is this game 5 stars because its some lost indie title that most people will push under the rader? WHY YES!, how’d you guess that the first time?? If you’re 25 and over, you’ll understand everything this game offers. 30 and up, you’ll fall in love like I did. Any younger and I sincerely encourage you to play this game. Its needed because if you don’t you’ll miss out on something amazing.
Truely a breathtakingly beautiful game with great controls that are hard to master. Once you do though, you’ll never go back.

Amazing game!!


This game is very well made. Graphic and game play. It's even more amazing to know that it's developed entirely in Codea. That's incredible.


Richard Morgan
101.3 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 9+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
© 8Bit Magic Games Ltd 2017


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