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CounterAttack: Uprising, side-scrolling space shooter, planned for Switch

Posted on August 2, 2023 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop

CounterAttack: Uprising

The side-scrolling space shooter CounterAttack: Uprising is on the way to Switch, it’s been announced. A release is scheduled for Q3 2023.

The Switch version of CounterAttack: Uprising will include 25 new attachments and two new levels, “Anomaly” and “Gate”. Also included is support for up to eight players online and four-players in local co-op.

Here’s an official overview:

In CounterAttack: Uprising, humanity is faced with a mechanical apocalypse. Beings known as “Automatons” are hellbent on the complete eradication of the human race – assembling an unstoppable armada and laying waste to everything in their path. With nowhere to go, humanity is forced to rush the Experimental Space Fighter program into production with 8 pilots leading the charge – each with their own ship and special ability supercharged by powerful Quantium:

  • Ayumi (Tactical Nuke)
  • Biff (Big Biff Beam)
  • Marcus (Meson Shockwave)
  • Joe (Overcharge)
  • Sarah (Quantium Shield)
  • Sloane (Fighter Squadron)
  • Carl (Plasma Strike)
  • Jinx (Hack Wave)

Fly solo or team up with other players in couch or online co-op. Build your ultimate ship by unlocking powerful upgrades – including special abilities and 600+ attachments ranging from engine turbos to full weapon conversions. Leverage the combination power-up system to create new weapons from scratch – and make your mark with a unique fighting style!

Key Features

  • Choose from 8 playable characters, each with their own unique ship.
  • Fight your way through 32+ levels and almost the same number of bosses!
  • Assemble your fighter from special weapons, upgrades, and 600+ attachments.
  • Enjoy true co-op gameplay with 2-4 players online and 1-4 players local co-op – including crossplay.
  • Put together your own missions and levels using the game’s unique campaign/level editor.
  • Challenge yourself with three Endless survival modes.
  • CounterAttack – Destroy the Laserwheel

Find a trailer for CounterAttack: Uprising below.

Switch Announcement Trailer


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