In this tutorial screencast series, we’re building a frantic side-scrolling shoot-’em-up, complete with multiple levels, parallax scrolling, lots of enemies, power-ups, and even a boss battle. We’re using the free Construct 2 gamedev tool, meaning you don’t need any previous programming or game development knowledge. This is the final part, and we’ll finish off with a big boss battle!
Play the Final Game Demo
Here’s what we’re working towards:
Once you’ve finished this part of the tutorial, your game will match the demo above: it’ll have power-ups, multiple levels and enemies, a parallax-scrolling background, and a big boss fight!
The difficulty of the demo has been reduced to help show off the features, but of course you can make your version of the game as easy or hard as you like.
Watch the Screencast
The Big Boss Head
Watch in full screen at 720p (use the Cog icon) for best quality, or download the MP4.
Thanks for reading this tutorial! I hope you enjoyed it. Please let me know if you have any questions. And if you finished your own shoot-’em-up based on this, I’d love it if you posted it in the comments!