The deadly flowers of Bullet Hell

7 Nov

“Bullet hell” is a subgenre of “shoot’em up” which is a subgenre of shooter games. Video games don’t come any harder, any more niche or manic. But in the center of the frentic action one of the most beautiful flowers of the gaming world is blooming: bullets are cast at you in ever changing rhythms, ever evolving patterns of lightpulses and color. If you want to survive you got to get into the groove with them.

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  1. Psychdelic Video Games – The Manifold Connections Between Video Games And All Things Psychedelic | The Daily Psychedelic Video - April 28, 2013

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