Prepare your battlestations; alien annihilation is on the horizon! Publisher Assemble Entertainment, in coordination with Chinese partner WhisperGames, Brazilian film company Fehorama Filmes, and developer Loomiarts, has announced the launch of a free prologue of Squadron 51 on Steam. Now featuring English voiceovers, a local co-op mode, and never-before-seen levels, bosses, and gadgets for your spaceship to defend Earth from a merciless alien invasion.
The global release of Squadron 51 is planned for 2022 on PC via Steam, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. The unique 2D Shoot ‘em Up was announced as part of a strategic partnership between Assemble Entertainment and WhisperGames. Squadron 51 is also featured in this year’s Tokyo Game Show 2021.
Warning! Extraterrestrials from outer space have arrived on our planet, bringing promises of a bright new future for the earthlings. However, this otherworldly partnership soon reveals a darker side as the VEGA Corporation, the alien enterprise led by the hideous Director Zarog, is imposing its predatory politics on the human race. In the midst of this oppression, the rebel group Squadron 51 rises as a response against the violent acts committed by these vile beings. Will the brave pilots of Squadron 51 and their aircraft stand a chance against Zarog’s diabolic fleet of flying saucers?
Key Features :
SHMUP Yeah!: Enjoy classic shoot-’em-up gameplay with four unique aircraft that can be customized with special weapons
Cinematic Experience: Marvelous black-and-white aesthetics, live-action FMV sequences, and dubbed voices will tell the story of the battle between Squadron 51 and Director Zarog’s alien fleet
11 Ways to Save the World: Fight against enemy ships and bosses in 11 different environments – snowy mountains, forests, cityscapes, and more
Rookie Pilots Supported: Whether you’re a beginner or a veteran flying ace, Squadron 51 supports dynamic difficulty that allows every pilot to enjoy the alien extermination
Ducks Fly Together!: Fighting an alien horde is more fun with a squadmate! A second player can enter a level at any time — earn points with a co-op player and unlock together new special weapons and upgrades