Cardinal Sins

A shoot ’em up where the goal is not simply survival, but to complete various challenges themed around the Seven Deadly Sins. A spin-off of Judgement Silversword, and spiritual predecessor to Eschatos.


Developer: Qute
Publisher: Degica
Available on: WonderSwan Color, Windows PC


Articles about Cardinal Sins

Shmup Essentials: Cardinal Sins - As we’ve already established, Qute’s Eschatos is an absolutely fabulous shoot ’em up that every fan of the genre should have in their collection. Its predecessors are still very worthwhile games in their own right, too; while technologically rather more primitive than the 60fps cinematic polygonal action of Eschatos, their 2D pixel art and chiptune soundtracks … Continue reading Shmup Essentials: Cardinal Sins
Shmup Essentials: Eschatos - Sometimes a game doesn’t need to do anything especially new to be a great experience. Sometimes it just has to do what it does really, really well. Qute’s Eschatos, originally released only in Japan for Xbox 360, then subsequently ported to PC by Degica, very much falls into this category. On paper, it’s an incredibly conventional vertically scrolling … Continue reading Shmup Essentials: Eschatos

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