Star Ghost

Star Ghost

Digital ReleaseNintendo Wii U
March 10, 2016 (EU, NA)

Nintendo Switch
November 30, 2017 (EU, NA, JP)
DelistingFebruary 01, 2021 – Nintendo Switch
February 2021 – Nintendo Wii U (EU)
No later than March 27, 2023 – Nintendo Wii U (NA)
DeveloperSquarehead Studios
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PublisherSquarehead Studios
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Available OnNone page [Archive]
Star Ghost game page


Star Ghost was delisted from the Nintendo Switch eShop worldwide on February 1st, 2021, according to pricing data from Deku Deals. The game was most likely removed on Wii U in Europe around this time. The North American Wii U version remained available for a time; it was last confirmed available in February 2022 based on a submission to the site but at the latest was removed when the Nintendo Wii U eShop closed down on March 27, 2023.

Delisted Games reader Gabriel V. emailed developer Squarehead Studios for comment on the delisting. In response, Squarehead replied:

Thanks for your email and interest in Star Ghost. Star Ghost was removed from the Switch’s eshop because it wasn’t popular enough to warrant further support (unfortunately, as you have correctly guessed, releasing / re-releasing on a console platform is a non-trivial amount of work).

About the Game

A Metagon warfleet has been detected at the outer perimeter.

Patrol 12 star systems in the most advanced star fighter ever built. Navigate the perilous fragments of exploding planets, survive intense asteroid fields and dogfight with deadly Sentinel ships as you defend against the relentless onslaught of the formidable Metagon empire.

Blast your way through beautiful neon star systems with dynamic level generation for a different experience every time.

Fly by simply boosting to gain height while aiming the turret to blast enemies that stream onto the screen. Upgrade your ship with more powerful weapons to wipe out enemy attacks and increase your score multiplier as you aim for the highest scores.

Sound track by renowned composer, David Wise.

Thanks to PtM, Gabriel V. and an anonymous reader for submitting this game to the site