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
Thanks for reading!
Please consider following The Splintering on social media or bookmarking the site for more independent entertainment news, views, and commentary!