Science Fiction’s golden period actually is looking to us recently. After the information that Gray Skies: A Battle of the Worlds Story is coming to Swap subsequent month, it is now been confirmed that builders Assemble Leisure will convey us a 1950s-style Shoot ‘Em Up recreation referred to as Squadron 51 later this yr, working with WhisperGames.
Honestly, we first realized about it again in 2018, however information has been quite quiet ever since and it joins a tremendous lineup of shmups together with Ikaruga, Aleste Assortment, and Jamestown+. Described as a love letter to traditional movies like Battle of the Worlds, Godzilla, and Dr. Strangelove, you play as Lieutenant Kaya, combating for humanity’s freedom throughout 11 side-scrolling ranges.
Although you may play alone, Squadron 51 additionally gives 2 participant co-op, alongside a dynamic issue system to greatest fit your play type. You’ll be able to improve your fighter too as you advance, utilizing particular assaults to take down this alien menace. Fittingly, these missions are introduced with a stylised black-and-white aesthetic and, higher but, it additionally accommodates live-action FMV scenes.
Its Kickstarter marketing campaign has now gone dwell with quite a few bodily rewards, although sadly that does not embody a bodily copy of the sport. Right now, they’ve already reached £5,328 / $7,269 out of a $28,000 / £20,526 objective, so it appears possible Assemble Leisure will hit its objective.
Are you excited to see extra shmups on Swap? Will you be choosing up Squadron 51? Tell us down under.