Niche Spotlight – PositronX


Today’s Niche Spotlight is PositronX, a roguelite FPS by Scorpius Games that recently left Early Access.

You control an autonomous combat robot sent on a mission to find a new homeworld for the human race. Fight hordes of hostile robots to unlock new weapons, and upgrade your character with new implants. The game’s combat also features time control mechanics to give you the upper hand against your foes.

You can find the launch trailer below.

PositronX is available on Windows PC (via GOG, and Steam) for $19.99 USD.

You can find a rundown (via Steam) below:


PositronX is a futuristic rogue-lite fps featuring randomly generated levels, items and enemies. With fast-paced combat, creative movement, time control mechanics and breathtaking visuals, each playthrough gives you a unique experience.

Fight MACHINE SWARMS in a randomly generated fast paced old school shooter.


  • Unrivaled first-person shooter feel and fluid movement
  • Mind-boggling time manipulation abilities
  • An ever changing action-packed rogue-lite campaign
  • Various Weapons and dozens of Imprints and Implants


In the distant future, our sun is dying.
Humanity is on the brink of extinction.

The last hope for survival is to leave Earth, travel to a distant planet little is known about and make it humanity’s new home. As no human can survive the journey, the success of the mission lies in the hands of Turing, a autonomous AI machine. But not everything goes according to plan, something awakens from within…

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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.