Squadron 51 Seems to be Like Cuphead With a Black & White Sci-Fi Twist
Squadron 51, a Cuphead-like ode to the retro sci-fi movie style of the mid-20th century, reveals its black-and-white shoot ’em up gameplay.
Indie studio Assemble Leisure has unveiled its newest and most authentic title, Squadron 51, an Cuphead-reminiscent side-scrolling shoot ’em up and visible ode to the black-and-white sci-fi movies of the mid-20th century. If it performs the way in which it seems to be in its announcement trailer, followers of Thriller Science Theater 3000 can be overjoyed on the trustworthy look and theme of this retrofuture battle for humanity in opposition to UFOs and alien overlords.
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Placing gamers within the cockpit of protagonist Lieutenant Skaya’s fighter airplane, Squadron 51 facilities round a basic battle between a scrappy group of rebels and oppressive extraterrestrials, who’ve revealed their true intentions after a seemingly peaceable first contact. Assemble Leisure’s announcement trailer reveals off the upcoming recreation’s distinctive artwork fashion, which (not like the rising increase of hand-drawn indies) completely captures the so-bad-it’s-good sensible results that outlined 1950s-era sci-fi flicks, with the participant and enemy UFOs trying as if they’re suspended on wire and the entire expertise being rendered in black-and-white. Releasing this 12 months, gamers can now wishlist the sport on Steam.
Whereas Assemble’s previous producer credit sadly embrace the likes of Leisure Swimsuit Larry: Moist Desires Do not Dry, this bold tackle the shoot ’em up style is being developed in-house on the small studio this time round. If it will probably nail the gameplay as a lot because it has the artwork fashion, Squadron 51 might grow to be one other shining testomony to the general public need for indies to proceed to take the artistic dangers that their larger funds counterparts aren’t prepared to discover. It appears doubtless that gamers might get their arms on this newcomer before the delayed Cuphead: The Scrumptious Final Course, so these craving the shmup sections of that acclaimed title will most likely discover themselves proper at house with Squadron 51 in the mean time.
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Squadron 51 can be out there on PC in 2021.
Supply: Assemble Leisure
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