GamesBeat Giveaways: Sine Mora (XBLA)

Grasshopper Manafacture’s 2.5D bullet hell shooter was released on Xbox Live Arcade today, and GamesBeat is giving way five codes so you can check it out for yourself.

Sine Mora, a side-scrolling shooter for the masses (review)

Sine Mora inspires a certain amount of wondering about what a 2D shooter really needs in the way of production values. Does it need an original soundtrack by a big-name composer? Does it need an extensive, otherworldly backstory? Does it need an elaborate time-travel plotline about saving someone’s life in the past and avenging his death in the present? Does it need poetically-written cutscenes and voice-overs delivered in Hungarian?