The addition of Tempest-style “baddies clog up your movement area” to a fairly usual tap to change direction fare makes for a really neat twist on an already solid formula. BUT! As much as I love the game (which is a lot), I love the bezels even more.
Wrap your eyeballs round this:
They’re the work of illustrator Paul Duffield and just woah, frankly. Woah.
They wouldn’t be even slightly out of place on a real proper arcade machine from the late 70’s/early 80’s. They’re tremendous.
And indeed, for only three grand I could be the owner of a Switch ‘n’ Shoot arcade machine. Sadly, I don’t have three pence most days, much less three thousand actual Earth pounds, but if I did…