Published on November 28th, 2013 | by James Maxwell


Addictive XBLIG Dual-Stick Shooter Square Off Blasts Onto Google Play

Square Off is a 2.5D Survival Shooter that has just landed on Google Play and has also been made available on the OUYA. Square Off has been around for a while now, and it actually started out as an XBLIG game in 2009. Since its release Square Off has received a lot of high praise, and has been nominated for several awards too. Even though Square Off is a couple of years old now, its colourful graphics and extremely fun gameplay really stands the test of time very well.

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In Square Off you will blast, dodge and disintegrate the alien enemy in a desperate bid to save humanity. You have a vast arselnal of deadly weapons such as shotguns, bombs and missiles that will help you to survive the enslaught of waves of murderous enemies. The game also features beautiful sound, awesome 2.5D graphics, and hordes of vicious aliens and highly addictive gameplay. If you pick up Square off on Android you will be treated with a lengthy seven-level single-player campaign, while if you grab it for the OUYA you also gain access to local co-op and deathmatch modes.

  • Five free levels of hand-drawn, unadulterated arcade action
  • Funky original soundtrack
  • Online scoreboards shared between platforms
  • Twin-stick input system carefully tuned for touch devices
  • Support for tablets and phones
  • Games can be saved so you don’t have to lose progress when the train arrives
  • Survival mode for endless replayability


Square Off is a highly entertaining dual-stick shooter that is among the very best available on Android. If you’ve got an itch to blast away at a tonne of menacing aliens you really need to download Square Off today!

Developer Website: Gnomic Studios

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