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.
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Very Positive (290) - 81% of the 290 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Sep 28, 2021
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“Steel Assault Looks Like A Gorgeous, Lost GBA Game”
Kotaku

“I’d recommend it to anyone who likes action platformers”
8/10 – COG Connected

“If you want an old-school adventure that’s chaotic, fun, and tough as nails, you should look no further than Steel Assault.”
9/10 – Use A Potion

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About This Game



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.



  • Fast-paced 2D platforming: Dynamic, fluid side scrolling combat with a stylish moveset and tons of enemies & bosses to fight
  • Unique zipline action: A new twist on classic grappling-hook mechanics, opening up fun movement possibilities
  • 16-bit post-apoc style: A beautifully fleshed-out sci-fi world, rendered in detailed pixel art and backed by fiery FM-synthesized tunes
  • Classic gaming experience: Beautifully hand-crafted stage-based action with optimal screen resolution for CRT gaming
  • Gratifying arcade challenge: Enjoy a quick playthrough on an easier mode... or put your skills and resilience to the test with the 1-credit-clear Arcade Mode

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    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS *: Windows 7+, 64-bit only
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 or AMD Phenom II X2 550
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 9600 GT or Radeon HD 3870
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.
    Minimum:
    • OS: Yosemite 10.10.5 or newer
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.0+ (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable)
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Recommended:
      Minimum:
      • OS: glibc 2.17, 64-bit only
      • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 or AMD Phenom II X2 550
      • Memory: 2 GB RAM
      • Graphics: OpenGL 3.0+ (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable)
      • Storage: 300 MB available space
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