Assemble Entertainment, WhisperGames and Loomiarts have announced that their dimension-bending shoot ’em-up Squadron 51 will release on Nintendo Switch.
Blending 2D action against 3D environments that take inspiration from sci-fi icons plucked from the 1950s such as War of the Worlds, Godzilla, and Dr. Strangelove,
After extraterrestrials from outer space arrive on our planet, you will join the rebel cause as Lieutenant Kaya in an effort to fight back against the unrelenting hostile alien aircraft, martian fighters, and monsters.
“We’re huge fans of classic sci-fi horror and we jumped at the opportunity to co-publish Squadron 51 with our partner WhisperGames,” explains Assemble Entertainment CEO Stefan Marcinek. “Squadron 51 has found a loving home among Assemble Entertainment’s other award-winning titles known for their charming eccentricity. Fans of all genres will appreciate this delightfully original SHMUP.”
Squadron 51 will release on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch worldwide in 2021.