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Blast off on a treacherous mission to recover an unidentified energy source amidst an alien onslaught!

Nephenthesys is a vertical scrolling shoot’em up presented in widescreen top-down 3D style. Blast through a huge variety of enemy ships, collect power-ups for wider shot spreads and special bombs, then face off against screen-filling bosses. This mission will take you through caverns, waterways, cityscapes and more. Do you have the skills to see it through?


• Experience old-school shoot’em up action inspired by arcade genre classics!
• Choose from a variety of ships with unique stats and shot types.
• Face off against enemy swarms and collect power-ups!
• Navigate caverns, waterways, cityscapes and other unique environments.
• Take on screen-filling bosses at the end of each stage.
• Enjoy a light story conveyed through comm dialogue!

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ESRB rating

Fantasy Violence

Supported play modes




Product information

Release date

January 17, 2024

No. of players


ESRB rating

Supported play modes

TV mode, Tabletop mode, Handheld mode

Game file size

171 MB

Supported languages

English, Portuguese

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