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Steel Rain X

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General Information

Available on:Xbox OneDec 16, 2016
Xbox Series X/SNov 10, 2020

Publisher: Polarity Flow

Genres: RPG, Strategy

Prepare for the ultimate shoot-'em-up / strategy ReMix with RPG elements!Steel Rain X is a truly novel mix of strategy, RPG, and frantic action, with a modern, high velocity shmup core at its center. You get to control 2 wings you can tactically arrange in different formations and firemodes, as you fight your way through an impressive variety of overwhelmingly huge enemy fleets.Liberate planets, build colonies, research new technologies, and learn new active and passive skills. Construct buildings, and research new combat technologies and skills. Wisely craft items, and play through missions to gather the experience points and cash needed for even more exotic and powerful upgrades. Never forget to install your shiny new upgrades, construct cunning drone pets, and buy new wings; make your strikes deadlier than ever! Instantly switch through 3 different wing formations, and combine them with 6 fully customizable firemodes, in order to develop your very own sets of special tactics and strategies for each and every situation; on the spot!Complete missions and survive epic bossfights on 7 different planets, play randomly generated orbital patrol missions, or design and create your very own stages with the built-in stage editor, as you fight to become a true master of Steel Rain. Fight for leaderboard positions, get classic rankings, and unlock achievements in this unique, fun, and taxing new indie game!Steel Rain X is not only frantic. It is a deep and strategic experience too. The game offers impressive gameplay variety, 10 difficulty levels, and a hardcore mode, to let you freely modify your gaming experience.Fight together and command drones with a friend in Steel Rain X's exciting, brand new 2 player co-op mode!

Steel Rain X Critic Reviews

If shoot 'em ups are your thing, you're probably going to like this game, but to love it, you're going to have to enjoy the variety of other genres thrown into the mix.

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Steel Rain X is definitely an ambitious title and it provides a satisfying blend of gameplay styles for the most part.

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A full on slow burner, you may well be initially left wondering at the best way to attack it. If truth be told, once you get past the opening few shooting stages, and begin to embrace the RPG side for what it is, it turns out to be a pretty damn decent shoot em up, containing enough depth to suit those looking for a game to get their teeth fully into. Oh, and it also becomes very, very, addictive especially when you team up with a second player and let them control your ever helpful drone.

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Steel Rain X - XBox One Official Trailer ESRB E10+ thumbnail

Steel Rain X - XBox One Official Trailer ESRB E10+

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