Steel Assault launches September 28 for Switch, PC

16-bit retro-style action platformer gets a release date.

Steel Assault

16-bit retro-style action platformer Steel Assault will launch for Switch and PC via Steam on September 28, publisher Tribute Games and developer Zenovia announced.

Here is an overview of the game, via its official website:


Punch, whip, and zipline your way through a post-apocalyptic America in this 16-bit retro-style action platformer! Play as Taro Takahashi, a resistance soldier on a revenge mission against the dictator who lords over the ashes.

Key Features

  • Fast-Paced 2D Platforming – Dynamic, fluid side scrolling combat with a stylish moveset and tons of enemies and bosses to fight.
  • Unique Zipline Action – A new twist on classic grappling-hook mechanics, opening up fun movement possibilities.
  • 16-Bit Post-Apocalyptic Style – A beautifully fleshed-out sci-fi world, rendered in detailed pixel art and backed by fiery frequency modulation-synthesized tunes.
  • Classic Gaming Experience – Beautifully hand-crafted stage-based action with optimal screen resolution for CRT gaming.

Watch a new trailer below.

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