Action-Platformer Steel Assault Reveals September Release Date

Indie title Steel Assault has finally revealed a full release date, after multiple years in development. After a successful Kickstarter campaign in early 2015, the game has gone through a number of changes as time marched onward. Releasing this month, players will finally be able to see what developer Zenovia Interactive has in store.

Action-Platformer Steel Assault Reveals September Release Date Cover

In a world of retro-inspired games aplenty, the newest addition to this trend has finally locked on target. Steel Assault, a 16-bit action-platformer with a colorful sci-fi aesthetic, will release on Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam on September 28th, as first reported by Game Informer. The linked article also houses an exclusive launch trailer.

Steel Assault is the debut work of developer Zenovia Interactive, a studio based in New York City. Their team consists of international members with previous experience in games like BlasphemousDevil Engine, and Xydonia. The game managed a successful Kickstarter campaign back in 2015, though development slowed for a number of years, per the updates panel. Collaborating with Tribute Games in late 2020 to publish the game was when the proverbial engine began to rev.

The synopsis of the game is as follows, per Steam:

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.

Additional information about the title can be found on its official website

Steel Assault - Gameplay Trailer
Will you be picking up Steel Assault upon release? Does it look to be an indie gem? Let me know your thoughts in the comments below!
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