Niche Spotlight – Sky Cannoneer

Sky Cannoneer

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Today’s Spotlight is Sky Cannoneer, a tower defense strategy game by Element Games.

Inspired by Rampart, you play as a corsair in the Sky Lord’s Navy. Build elaborate defenses on floating sky islands, and fend off attacks by massive enemies. Upgrade your fortress with new technologies, superpowers, and other augmentations.

You can find the launch trailer below.

Sky Cannoneer is available on Windows PC (via GOG, and Steam) for $14.99.

You can find the rundown of the game (via Steam) below:

An arcade classic reimagined — build up your fortifications, place your cannons, and fire!

Play a skilled Corsair in the Sky Lord’s Navy as you unravel the truth behind the plague that ravaged your planet Emoria. Improve your Battle Haven with upgrades, new types of Forts and Augmentations, then choose which Technologies, Superpowers, and Summons you want to bring to bear against the enemy forces.

Sky Cannoneer includes a story campaign comprised of dozens of scenarios with unique mission types and multiple boss fights! Take to the sky and win!

Each round, build up your Power Grid with randomized walls, piece by piece.

Place additional cannons on the Power Grid to increase your offensive capabilities.

Fire your cannons and use a large variety of techs and powers to defeat your opponent!

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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.