Niche Spotlight – Lovely Planet 2: April Skies

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Today’s Spotlight is Lovely Planet 2: April Skies, the sequel to 2014’s adorable FPS by QUICKTEQUILLA and tinyBuild.

Much like in the original, Lovely Planet 2 focuses on fast action where you’ll find yourself shooting enemies, dodging projectiles, and platforming all at once. Racing against the clock to top your high score is also a big part of the game, and each level has an alternate game mode based around replaying to maximize your time. You can find the launch trailer above.

Lovely Planet 2: April Skies is available on Windows PC, Mac, and Linux via Steam for $9.99.

Here’s a rundown of the game:

Shoot baddies. Dodge Bullets. Find Secrets

Sequel to the most adorable First Person Shooter Gun Ballet. Feel the speed once again as you jump and shoot your way through the familiar cuetsy abstract world filled with clever traps and angry baddies fuming with rage. Pick out targets with precision accuracy and dodge an infinite barrage of bullets carefully jumping between floating islands all while racing the clock for a better score.

Key Features:

  • Play a 100+ levels of pure jumping and shooting
  • Experience five unique worlds with brand new traps and enemies
  • Replay every level in a more challenging new game mode ☯
  • Explore to find hidden levels, secrets and achievements
  • Vibe to an original soundtrack by Calum Bowen

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Frank Streva


Niche Gamer’s resident indie expert. Digs through the Steam new releases so you don’t have to. Massive fan of miniature and board games as well.