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
Kot-in-Action Creative Artel is proud to announce that the episodic top-down shooter series Steel Storm is now available from the Desura digital distribution network. The beta for Steel Storm Episode II is now available to pre-ordering customers. Episode I, which is free, is also still freely available for Windows, Mac, and Linux, and is included in Episode II's beta.
Posted by motorsep on Jan 20th, 2011
Steel Storm is an old school top down arcade shooter with score oriented competitive gameplay, and is designed for people who like fast paced action and have limited amounts of time to play computer games.
The events of the game take place in an alternative universe where you control an advanced hovertank, packed with the most advanced and sophisticated weapons. Your task is simple, but, nevertheless, is not trivial. In the fight with presumed extraterrestrial invaders, you must prevail!
Features in the Episode 2 beta include:
Kot-in-Action invites all old-school shmup fans to register on our forums and join our official IRC channel and coordinate multiplayer games and comment on the singleplayer mode. Preorders are available now on Desura and the official Steel Storm site for the second episode and those who preorder will receive beta access.
Additionally, Kot-in-Action founder Alexander Zubov said, "We are very excited to have Steel Storm on the Desura digital distribution service and hope that it will bring success to our game projects current and future."
“Top down shooters have long been a genre dominated by innovative indies and Steel Storm does a fine job of keeping up the tradition. Expect the usual tons of explosions interspersed with objectives and worlds to explore. Great to be working with Kot-in-Action on Desura” said Scott Reismanis, Desura founder.