Space War Arena Announced For Nintendo Switch

Independent developer Playchemy today announced Space War Arena, a brand-new strategy action game that blends exciting real-time space combat with tactical and strategic gameplay that delivers a fun and highly engaging gaming experience. With development led by Ed Annunziata, creator of Ecco the Dolphin on the Sega Genesis, Space War Arena is an homage to the original Spacewar game from the 1960s. Space War Arena is coming exclusively to the Nintendo Switch via the Nintendo eShop on February 14th.

“This has been one of my favorite games to make,” said Ed Annunziata, CEO, and President of Playchemy. “We’ve been working hard on Space War Arena for a long time and as a small indie team, it’s so rewarding to announce your product and be so close to launch.  Whether it’s playing the solo campaign or shared screen 1v1 multiplayer, we think players will really enjoy the strategic decision making and have as much fun playing it as we do.”

Key Features:
Epic Space Battles – Enter a universe of exciting real-time space battles that are accessible, but deeply strategic. Think quickly and deploy the right units at the right time, manipulating their launch trajectories for added tactical depth.

Deck Building – Mix and match over 30 types of units and experiment with different play styles as you progress and take your squadrons into battle. Deal out and deal with nimble fighters, sweeping lasers, drone factories, and atomic warheads.

Solo Campaign – Liberate the galaxy in a pitched battle against AI masterminds. A solo campaign pits you against a variety of configurations and scenarios, charging would-be commanders to upgrade their fleets and become masters of all they behold.

Jim Smale

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