Sine Mora is a shoot ’em up video game developed by Digital Reality and Grasshopper Manufacture for the Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita and iOS. It was released on March 21, 2012 for the Xbox 360 via Xbox Live Arcade, on November 20, 2012 for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita via the PlayStation Network, on July 16, 2013 for iOS via iTunes Store, as well as Microsoft Windows, and on August 13, 2013 for the Ouya. The game is a 2.5D shooter; gameplay is restricted to two axes while the environment is rendered in 3D. The setting has been described as diesel punk inspired and features anthropomorphic characters.
The game was well received by critics, with aggregate scores of 84.05% at GameRankings and 83/100 at Metacritic, two video game review aggregators. Critics found the story confusing, but praised the overall gameplay. Specifically the shoot ’em up mechanic, time-based mechanic and boss battles received high marks. Reviewers also lauded the game’s visuals.
On March 3, 2017, THQ Nordic unveiled Sine Mora EX, an extended version of Sine Mora for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One. The game was a surprise announcement to debut in PAX East 2017.