Blade Assault is an upcoming roguelike/roguelite platformer game developed by South Korean studio TeamSuneat. The game features beautiful pixel graphics and a lovely dystopian setting and theme. It’s being released for Switch, Playstation 4, and PC (via Steam).

In Blade Assault you are part of an Undercity resistance group tasked with taking down a corrupt military organization operated by a group of rich elitists who essentially rule the world and work to suppress the residents of Undercity.

After the devastating Red Stone War, the world is divided into three regions: the mutant infested outside grounds, the Undercity where people have fled to seek refuge from mutants, and the sky city Esperanza where the rich and powerful rule over the world. Fight against the corrupt military of Esperanza as part of the resistance force of the Undercity. Bring the corrupt to justice by becoming stronger and fighting alongside your trusty comrades.

Blade Assault is a 2D action roguelite platformer with beautiful pixel art set in a desolate sci-fi world. The game features tight, responsive controls and a cast of charming characters. Playable characters have various transformable weapons that they use to battle against their enemies. Weapons can be further customized by different “Cores” and “Transform Upgrades” that appear randomly during gameplay.

Satisfying fast-paced combat. Utilizing diverse skills, dodging enemy attacks by dashing, launching projectiles, slashing away mobs of enemies. Your attacks change according to the “Cores” you select and the upgrades you decide to take on your runs.

Meet NPCs and find upgrades along your quest to unlock unique powers. Each playable character has their own weapons of choice kept in their own armory.

-Blade Assault Steam Page

TeamSuneat recently announced they would be utilizing Kickstarter to fund the development of the game. As of right now, the Kickstarter has not yet gone live and no release date has been announced. We’ll post more information as we get it.

[via Gematsu and Steam]

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