...When a pixel art vertical shooter is combined with pinball to twist the genre!
BETA 1.0.1 IS HERE! 

I updated the controls!

Mobile beta is here! (these controls will be updated soon)

More updates in the works!

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Data saved in  Web GL game is not retrievable after an update... Sorry in advance! 
The game is, after all, still in development, and gets updated often. 

If you do happen to loose your data, you can click on where it says the word "game" in the phrase "Thank you for playing this early version of the game!"at the main menu to unlock all the levels. Thanks for continuing to play!

Retro Space Ball  is currently in EARLY ACCESS. Test the beta build here on your browser, or download the alpha installer for android (beta coming soon). Also there is an executable for windows.


W or Up Arrow : Fire (hold for continuous)

A or Left Arrow  : Fly Left 

D or Right Arrow : Fly Right 

Holding the space bar will allow you to dash with one A or D button press.

(On mobile the controls are an invisible slider the size of the screen. You can tap or slide on the left or right of the screen. Double tap to dash! Touching the screen shoots!)

Esc key to pause & access options (back button (right bottom button) on android)


The player has shield that can be taken by enemy and their shots.

The orb has an energy level that is depleted by enemy shots and increased by player shots. If the orb runs out of energy, it dies, and so does the player. (a red-orange orb has low energy, a blue orb has high energy)

If the orb falls to the bottom of the level, the player will die.


magenta =spread shot (15 seconds)

green = bullets get faster (15 seconds)

yellow = larger bullets (15 seconds)

orange = impact on ball increases (15 seconds)

red = fire rate increase (15 seconds)

blue = shield +1 


All feedback is appreciated!


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

Win_b1.0.1.zip 27 MB
Android_Retro_Space_Ball_b1.0.1.apk 32 MB

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