Treachery in Beatdown City Episode One launches March 31 for Switch, PC

Battle it out over five "dense" urban maps.

Treachery in Beatdown City

Nuchallenger will release the first episode of tactical street brawler Treachery in Beatdown City for Switch and PC via Steam on March 31 for $19.99, the developer announced.

Here is an overview of the game, via Nuchallenger:

About

Players will battle it out over five dense urban maps spanning the diverse sites and off-beat people of East Fulton in their quest to rescue kidnapped President Blake Orama. Featuring music from Chiptunes legend Inverse Phase and a innovative tactical battle system that allows players to strategically create and execute customized combos, Treachery in Beatdown City provides a unique mashup of strategic combat, comedic modern day political satire and classic 80s arcade goodness.

When US President Blake Orama is kidnapped by Ninja Dragon Terrorists, it’s up to three street warriors, police cadet Lisa Santiago, retired pro-wrestler Brad Steele and martial arts master Bruce Maxwell to take to the streets to battle through the ridiculous chaos (and annoying urbanites) of East Fulton to ultimately save the day. Each warrior has their own unique fighting style which players will further customize with an all new battle system combining the best parts of beat ‘em ups, fighting games, turn based tactics and RPGS!

Key Features

  • Switch between three fighters between fights: Lisa Santiago, an MMA fighter and boxer; Bruce Maxwell, a Jeet Kune Do/Capoeira specialist; and Brad “The Bull Killer” Steele, a former professional wrestler.
  • Choose from dozens of attacks to create long chains of strike combos, grapple combos, and strikeagrapple-ombos!
  • Use a mix of real time and tactical Combo Menu based attacks to tackle your foes!
  • Fight over 40 class based enemies, each with a health based behavior system built to change up attacks and keep players on their toes!
  • Music by Inverse Phase, creator of such albums as Pretty Eight Machine and the Chipping of Isaac.
  • Take in the sites of East Holden with five unique maps that take you through a lovingly crafted city complete with rivers, Chinatown, and of course, City Hall.
  • Learn about your heroes and enemies through comedic cutscenes filled with political satire, microaggressions (made famous in Get Out), and The Ren & Stimpy Show-inspired cutscene art.

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