Thank you for making Omega 5 so stunningly gorgeous. It's good to see developers still taking the shmup genre seriously, especially on a platform as accessible as the XBLA. We realize it's a bit of a risk developing a game that would be more at home on the consoles of a decade ago, and we applaud your ability to ignore trends and instead carve your own route into the great silicon wilderness.
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