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Hurrican v0.9 by ammeir
Last Release: Feb 15, 2021
Downloads: 27

Port of Hurrican for Playstation Vita
Hurrican is a freeware jump and shoot game created by Poke53280 that is based on the Turrican game series. Blast your way through nine action-packed levels filled with different enemies and powerups.

Running the game
-Unzip hurrican.zip and copy the contents to ux0:data/ so that you have a folder ux0:data/hurrican/data
-Copy runtime shader compiler libshacccg.suprx to ur0:data/. Follow this guide on how to extract it from your Vita
-Install hurrican.vpk

Controls
Left analog stick = move/aim
Dpad = move/aim
Square = shoot
Cross = jump
Triangle = lightning beam
Circle = powerline
R = grenade
L = smart bomb
Select = select weapon
Start = main menu

Compiling the game
-Install VitaSDK toolchain
-If you are on Windows, install MSYS2 command shell
-Clone hurrican repo into a folder somewhere
-Build and install dependencies vitaGL, vitaShaRK and mathneon
-Compile:
cmake "your hurrican repo folder" -DBUILD_TYPE=Release
make

For a debug version replace Release with Debug.

Known issues
-Frame drops in some parts of the game (e.g near waterfalls and with certain boss fights)
-Gaps between background tiles are sometimes visible, especially in level 7

Credits
Thanks to Poke53280 team for making this game, releasing the source, and making it freeware.
Thanks to developer Pickle136 for adding SDL/OpenGL-ES support.
Thanks to developer DKS for improving and optimizing the code.
Thanks to Rinnegatamante for making the vitaGL library.
Name Version Released Hits DL Link QR
hurrican_v09.zip v0.9 02/15/21 27 Download QR
First release of Hurrican.
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