Throwback Platformer “Steel Assault” Coming Soon to Switch, PC

On Wednesday, publisher Tribute Games released a new teaser trailer for Steel Assault, which is scheduled to release on 28 September for Nintendo Switch and Steam PC.

Developed by Zenovia Interactive, Steel Assault is a retro-inspired 2D platformer featuring throwback challenge and a 16-bit aesthetic.

Here’s the official breakdown of Steel Assault from Tribute, followed by the latest trailer:

Punch, whip, and zipline your way through a post-apocalyptic America in this 16-bit retro-style action platformer! Play as Taro Takahashi, a resistance soldier on a revenge mission against the dictator who lords over the ashes.


• Fast-paced 2D platforming: Dynamic, fluid sidescrolling combat with a stylish moveset and tons of enemies / bosses to fight

• Unique zipline action: A new twist on classic grappling-hook mechanics, opening up fun movement possibilities

• Classic gaming experience: Beautifully hand-crafted stage-based action, with optimal screen resolution for CRT gaming

• 16-bit post-apoc style: A beautifully fleshed-out sci-fi world, rendered in detailed pixel art and backed by fiery FM-synthesized tunes

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