Create a Simple Space Shooter with Corona SDK

In this tutorial we build a simple space shooter by using the Corona SDK framework. By the end of this post you will find a download link for the complete source code. Feel free to grab it and use it for your own game developments.

In the video below you can see how this simple game works.

The following features are implemented:

  • Creation of Game controls
  • Spawning of enemy ships
  • Score and wave system
  • Power ups which are dropping from the sky
  • Checking for Collisions
  • Remove off screen objects
  • Sound effects and game music
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  • Part 3: Corona SDK: A Simple Race game

    If you have been reading and coding along, you would now have a start screen and a game background with a start time counter from 3 till 0. In Part 3, and final part, we will program the actual gameplay of the little game. In case you missed Part 1 or 2, please navigate to these tutorials if you like:

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