Space is a vast environment with plenty of room for exploration. The developer of new PlayStation 4 release Zotrix has decided to jet off to the realm of retro arcade games, and has delivered a classic twin-stick shooter. There are two different game modes to choose from here: Arcade and Story. The former, as you'd expect, is a...
Zotrix is a twin-stick space shooter that combines retro arcade action with the depth and replay value of modern space trading games.
As humanity expands its dominion into space, an alien menace seeks to thwart its progress. Your assignment is to fend off wave after wave of enemies as you escort cargo ships through enemy territory, ensuring human outposts have the crucial supplies they need to win the fight.
Choose your supply routes carefully to obtain resources in regions where they are plentiful, then chart your course to markets where those resources are more highly valued to sell them for the maximum reward. Your earnings can then be used to enhance your loadout with decoys, shields, laser boosters and even entirely new ships.
Zotrix has the tight controls and thrilling gameplay you expect from the best arcade shooters, but the branching mission routes, story-driven quests, ship upgrades, resource trading and an excellent soundtrack put the game in a class of its own.