Steel Storm is a top down arcade shooter with old school spirit. The game has score oriented competitive gameplay, and is designed for people who like fast paced action, hordes of smart enemies, destructible worlds and ground shaking explosions. The events take place in an alternative universe where you are a pilot of R.I.A.C. (Royal Interstellar Armored Corps), who controls an advanced hovertank, packed with the most advanced and sophisticated weapons. Your task is simple, but nevertheless not trivial. In the fight against separatist Union forces, you must prevail! Key features: Enjoy fast paced and streamlined gameplay 20+ hours of gameplay Engage in online warfare with up to 16 players in any of the multi-player modes Pave your way to victory with the burning remains of your enemies through 25 different campaign missions Complete Challenges and unlock First-Person camera mode Create new missions or modify existing ones using the unique real-time collaborative mission editor

Report article RSS Feed Steel Storm: Burning Retribution v 2.00.02818 now on SALE!

Long time no talk. However, a lot of work has been done behind the curtains.

Posted by motorsep on Jul 9th, 2011

We have updated the game to v 2.00.02818 and the following is a short summary of the changelog:


+ the Message of The Day notification system
+ added ping to the scoreboard
+ added damage dealt and accuracy to the scoreboard (damage dealt exists in old scoreboard files)
+ new CTF missions: Arsenal CTF; Hack and Slash CTF
+ new bonus campaign/co-op missions: Onslaught; Purgatory
+ better profile updating
+ player Initiated Voting - Includes mission changes and player kicks. (Admins can force map changes or create votes even if it's disabled.)
+ name tags
+ chat bubble
+ team balancing
+ fixed CTF and Deathmatch bugs
+ IP address of server is now shown in server browser
+ manual connection to a server using IP address and port
+ passwords can be set for joining your server, and/or for admin mode access.
+ instant Chase Cam switch during multiplayer (at all times) and during single player (if it's unlocked). Q or Left Thumbstick Click on some gamepads is the default toggle control. (removed the chase camera toggle from the menu as it is now unnecessary due to the toggle control)
+ added a limited visibility chase cam mode toggle for better performance on slow machines
+ full support of Microsoft Xbox 360 gamepads (XInput) on Windows (support on Linux and Mac OSX depends on how well OS supports the device natively)
+ default gamepad settings now match Microsoft Xbox 360 controls for the Logitech Rumblepad 2

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TheHappyFriar
TheHappyFriar Jul 9 2011, 5:47pm says:

This is one sweet shooter. It's a lot harder then it looks & gets pretty intense at times.

I haven't gotten to try SP yet, I'm still finishing up Episode 2.

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motorsep Author
motorsep Jul 9 2011, 10:46pm says:

Glad you like the game! :)

What do you mean you have not tried SP ? (SP stands for single-player I suppose)

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TheHappyFriar
TheHappyFriar Jul 10 2011, 4:50pm replied:

My mistake, haven't tried MP yet. :)

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Protektor
Protektor Jul 10 2011, 2:24pm says:

This is a great game and I love the fact there is a Linux version of it. I have really been enjoying playing it. I may not be the best player but it is a lot of fun. I also like that you can do one level in about 15-25 minutes. So if you want to play a short game you can without any problems.

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