AssaultAndroid Cactus+ is an enhanced edition of the acclaimedtwin-stick shooter, bringing everything Cactus is known forto the Switch including the vibrant roster of playable characterswith unique loadouts, transforming stages, and smooth 60frames-per-second mayhem. This edition adds new character costumes,aim assist options and Campaign+, a completely reimagined version ofthe 25-stage campaign.
Campaign+caters to experienced players by rebuilding each stage with new enemywaves and dynamic elements, utilizing the game’s full arsenal ofenemies for new encounters and amped-up boss fights. Veterans andnewcomers alike will be able to go deeper than ever before and haveeven more online leaderboards to conquer.
Thanks to the Switch, Cactus+ is not only playable on the go, butsingle Joy-Con support makes it a snap to play co-op anywhere. Withaim assist, players focus on dodging, shooting and managing weapons,retaining the heart of the experience even without twin joysticks.Aim assist also works with dual Joy-Con and Pro Controllers making itideal for players learning the ropes or anyone wanting to give theirthumb a rest. It’s the perfect equalizer for gathering friends for upto 4-player couch co-op.
Boss Rush and Infinity Drive give determined players even more action,while Daily Drive gives them one shot at setting a worldwide highscore in a newly generated level. Developer Commentary, Jukebox, andSound Test modes are joined by a new Movie Gallery for revisitingcinematics. Unlock new costumes for all nine Androids and earncredits to enable EX options like first person mode, AI players andthe newly re-balanced MEGA Weapons that are more destructive thanever.
“We’re proud of what we achieved with Assault Android Cactus Plus,”says Tim Dawson, director, Witch Beam. “Campaign+ is our loveletter to hardcore genre fans and aim assist is making our game evenmore accessible. More people are going to be able to get more out ofit.”
Assault Android Cactus+ will release on Nintendo Switch on March 8 for$19.99 and can be pre-purchased now with a 25% discount for $14.99.The game supports English, French, Italian, German, Spanish andJapanese languages.
WitchBeam is a Brisbane-based Australian indie development studiocomprised of industry veterans whose resumes cite BAFTA and GDCawards for work on titles including L.A. Noire, AlienIsolation, Need for Speed, andHand of Fate.WitchBeam consists of former Midway, Electronic Arts, and Segadevelopers. Together, they’ve won the Best International Gameaward at BitSummit 2015 and Best Action Game at Intel Level Up 2013for Assault Android Cactus.WitchBeam strives to develop substantial experiences on core gamingplatforms with polished gameplay that focuses on mastering selectelements.Tolearn more about Witch Beam, please visit their officialwebsite.