Brisbane, Australia - May 22nd, 2013 - Independent game developer Witch Beam is pleased to release a first look of their action/arcade shooter, Assault Android Cactus. The action packed multiplayer game boasts waves of robotic enemies, a deadly mix of artillery and high intensity score boosting combo chains! The game is currently on Steam Greenlight seeking votes to be released in the Summer of 2013 on Mac, PC and Linux.
The player takes on the role of Cactus, an enthusiastic police android, who responds to a stranded space freighter only to discover it under siege by its malfunctioning robot workers. Cut off from the outside and in over her head, Cactus and the androids she recruits along the way battle through the crippled Genki Star to reach the brain of the ship and put things right before it's too late.
Multiple Playable Characters - Each android has a unique weapon set and play style, players can unlock and experiment to find which android suits them best.
Dynamic Levels - From lights out to shifting walls to giant flamethrowers, there are surprises on board the Genki Star that will keep players on their toes.
Overwhelming Odds - Push back against hordes of robots with quick reactions and clever weapon tactics.
Giant Robot Bosses - Challenge the guardian of each deck as they unleash bullet hell and stage covering special attacks.
Co-Op Play - Join in with two, three or four players and experience escalating chaos. Supports Keyboard/Mouse and Gamepad configurations.
“Assault Android Cactus puts a heavy amount of pressure on the player, whether they play alone or with friends, they’ll be swarmed by hordes of robot enemies.,” states 3D animator, Tim Dawson. “We wanted to create a feeling of being overwhelmed with a feeling of accomplishment after each wave. AAC will definitely push the player to their limit!”
Assault Android Cactus is set for a release in the Summer of 2013 on Mac and PC and Linux. A trailer has been released in conjunction with the press release and can be seen via the following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch? feature=player_embedded&v=_5QYf7n4iOY. Screenshots and the logo can be downloaded via the press kit: http://www.assaultandroidcactus.com/p/blog- page_26.html Fans of the game are encouraged to visit the Steam Greenlight page and vote to see it available on the distribution portal. For additional information on Assault Android Cactus, visit http://www.assaultandroidcactus.com/, or check them out on Facebook and Twitter.
Witch Beam is a three-man independent games team in Brisbane, Australia.
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