A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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You are earth's last hero - defend civilization from annihilation.

Protect the cities, destroy the aliens and upgrade your fighter. Drive back the vile invading scum and save mankind in this frantic twin-stick shooter!


You pilot a highly manoeuvrable space fighter across a 2d landscape, charged with saving the last remaining human cities from destruction.

With its roots in retro, side scrolling classic arcade games like Defender, Paladin mixes old school gameplay with a modern 360 degree twin-stick control scheme and vibrant vector style glowing graphics.

Each alien killed releases a cash bounty - collect these and upgrade your fighter's abilities at the end of each level. Replenish your shields? Go big on nukes? Max up your standard cannon? The choice is yours.


  • 5 game modes - Adventure, Endurance, Countdown, Guardians, Deadline
  • 7 star fighters to pilot - choose your favourite.
  • Kill aliens, earn cash and upgrade your craft.
  • Blast your way through waves of asteroids, hunters, drones, spawners, grunts and many, many more.
  • 4 evil end of level bosses to battle along the way.
  • Multiple Achievements to chart your progress throughout the game.
  • Are you hardcore, or just want to chill out? A selection of difficulty levels to match your mood
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(1 total ratings)
TagsAbstract, Arcade, Fast-Paced, Neon, Retro, Shoot 'Em Up, Twin Stick Shooter
Average sessionA few minutes
InputsKeyboard, Mouse, Xbox controller, Gamepad (any), Joystick
AccessibilityInteractive tutorial


Buy Now$6.99 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $6.99 USD. You will get access to the following files:

paladin-mac.dmg 72 MB
Paladin.tar.gz 80 MB
paladin-windows.zip 65 MB

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Version Released

  • 4 new game modes: Endurance, Countdown, Guardians, Deadline
  • 2 new ships to pilot
  • More evil aliens
  • 3 thumping tunes