Eschborn/Frankfurt, October 12, 2010: bitComposer Games is now bringing popular particle-based gameplay to the PC with the arcade space s hooter Ion Assault. The game, produced by Munich developer Coreplay, was previously only available on Xbox 360 and enthralled players and gaming press alike. Ion Assault combines familiar skilled arcade shooter elements with the game principle of classics such as Asteroids, and embellishes it with some innovative ideas. Ion Assault will appear in November 2010 exclusively on Steam.
The sparks sure do fly in Ion Assault ! The player finds himself in his spaceship surrounded by millions of nano particles; you’d better harness this swirling dust and use it to fend off swarms of enemies and obstacles. The player must use some smart particle suction and shooting to quickly blast adversaries out of the way. The player’s journey takes him through four different sectors each with 6 levels and a mighty boss waiting at the end of each sector. The“dynamic level intensity” in Ion Assault makes it easily accessible for beginners, while setting new challenges for hardcore gamers. The graphics and sound enhance the adrenaline-fueled atmosphere and make Ion Assault a must-have for fans of exhilarating arcade action!