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Space War Arena releasing on 14th February as Nintendo Switch exclusive

A homage to Spacewar.

Space War Arena
Credit: Playchemy

Indie developer Playchemy has just announced that its upcoming space shooter Space War Arena will be released exclusively on Nintendo Switch on February 14th, 2019. Space War Arena is a strategy action game that blends real-time space combat with tactical and strategic gameplay. Playchemy make it clear that Space War Arena is a homage to the original Spacewar game released in the 1960s.

You can check out a short trailer below:

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“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 of Space War Arena:

  • 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 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.

You can check out some Space War Arena screenshots in our gallery below:

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