hot  /  reviews  /  video  /  blogs  /  forum

Super Time Force takes time travel to a whole new level

11:00 AM on 04.11.2012 // Chris Carter
  @DtoidChris

Join us in the above video as Holmes takes a look at our PAX East Dtoid Pick of the Show: Super Time Force. The crux of the game is that you basically get to "screw up time" while roaming around the universe in a sidescrolling Contra-esque format. In addition to some awesome sharp retro graphics (done by only two people!), it also features one of the coolest things I've seen in an action sidescroller to date: the time-rewind ghost mechanic.

Essentially, whenever you die, time will rewind to the beginning of the stage and your former dead self will come back in ghost-form (similar to time trials in racing, or say Rayman Origins). But, unlike other games that feature ghosting, the key part of this mechanic is that you can work together with your past self to best the stage, and even safe yourself from death - whoa.

Super Time Force is fairly early into development, and is slated to be released on XBLA. A YouTube commenter said it best: bring this to Steam! This would go great in an indie bundle with Dustforce.




 Reblog (or) Blog Reply

Chris Carter, Reviews Director
 Follow Blog + disclosure DtoidChris Tips
Chris (Magnalon) has been enjoying Destructoid avidly since 2008. He finally decided to take the next step, make an account, and start blogging in January of 2009. Now, he's staff! ---------... more   |   staff directory

Get more destructoid:   We're indie-run, blogging for the love of it, and our site will always be free. Optionally, you can support us and get: (1) Faster pages from our cloud server (3) Wide(r)screen (3) No big ads on Dtoid, Japanator, Tomopop, or Flixist (4) Auto contest entries, and (5) Dibs on betas & downloads. Try it out

 Setup email comments

Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our moderators, and flag the user (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments? Apps like Avast or browser extensions can cause it. You can fix it by adding *.disqus.com to your whitelists.


destructoid's previous coverage:
Super Time Force


  Jul 02

Super Time Force Ultra set for a summer Steam release

Also important: 6955's soundtrack is out now


  May 09

Super Time Force isn't just crazy shooty-shooty-bam-bam mayhem

It's also slow motion shooty-shooty-bam-bam mayhem


  Apr 22

Super Time Force screenshots to pass the time

All dinosaurs should spit acid while skateboarding


  Apr 04

Capy's Below, Super Time Force playable at PAX East

First public hands-on for the Xbox One roguelike


View all:powered by:  MM.Elephant

Ads on destructoid may be purchased from:



Please contact Crave Online, thanks!



  Around the web (login to improve these)




Back to Top


We follow moms on   Facebook  and   Twitter
  Light Theme      Dark Theme
Pssst. Konami Code + Enter!
You may remix stuff our site under creative commons w/@
- Destructoid means family. Living the dream, since 2006 -