Swarm Queen is a quick-to-learn but tactical and challenging tug-of-war strategy game about insectoid aliens trying to murder each other.
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Very Positive (251) - 92% of the 251 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Dec 19, 2017

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Swarm Queen is a quick-to-learn, tactical, and challenging tug-of-war strategy game about insect-like aliens battling over Jupiter's moon, Europa.


Your beautiful minions control themselves, using "fuzzy logic" to pick the best target.
Since your swarm fights on its own, your job as the queen is to focus on strategy.

Gather resources with "Harvester" units, mutate your eggs into new types of minions, build your army, and spit globs of Neurotoxin at the enemy horde while the battle rages on.

In the biggest update yet, version 2.0 includes an alternate "cartoon" art style, Steam achievements, visible enemy "emotions", an "easy" difficulty setting, and more!


Build your army out of 18 different minions, from electricity-shooting shell-covered beasts, to flying bat-like bomb-carriers, each with their own strengths and weaknesses.

Unlock new creatures and abilities as you play through dozens of levels, including bonus "challenge levels" which put a twist on the normal gameplay. For a tough battle, replay levels on hard mode, or try the "New Game Plus" mode added in a free update.

Swarm Queen is inspired by insects, and classic sci-fi aliens like Xenomorphs, Zerg, and the "Bugs" from Starship Troopers. It's like a war between ant colonies.. but in space!

Swarm Queen contains a "100% scientifically accurate" depiction of Jupiter's moon Europa, including all of the alien life. No, it's not covered in ice. NASA is lying to you.

The Earth is flat. The president is a reptilian. The universe is a hologram. BUY GOLD.

Swarm Queen is a one-man indie project and first commercial release from Canadian developer Helmi Bastami, formerly a hobbyist animator and creator of Flash games on Flyborg.net

System Requirements

    • OS *: Windows 7
    • Processor: Core 2 Duo
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: graphics card not required, but recommended!
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 39 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Windows only. (Does NOT work on Mac or Linux.)
    • OS *: Windows 7+
    • Processor: Dual Core 2.5 GHz+
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: any graphics card
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 39 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Contains customizable keyboard shortcuts, but a keyboard is not required. Can be played with just a mouse or touch-screen.
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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