Haarlem, The Netherlands – July 2, 2015 – in a press release sent to Gaming Cypher, Iceberg Interactive and Timesymmetry announced that following a successful development cycle in Steam Early Access, the hotly anticipated combat flight game Vector Thrust is now on Steam.
has listened to its community and has implemented many new features, including an uncanny tally of 260 aircraft, 170 challenges, 13-story-vased missions, single- and multiplayer modes, and modding tools. Vector Thrust is a refreshing blast from the past for gamers fond of the popular ’90s console combat flight games.
“Our community has given us a lot of ideas for things to implement into the game, and we have spent the past 11 months making a game that they will love,” says TimeSymmetry’s design lead Claudio Rodrigues. “I look forward to seeing what everyone thinks of the game and watching the multiplayer and modding aspects of the game take off.”
Vector Thrust is a fast-paced action-arcade combat flight simulator with a unique cel-shaded art style for PC. With an extensive variety of game modes like the unpredictable and vicious Quick Action, a customizable Skirmish Mode, and multiple immersive story-based campaigns, Vector Thrust aims to please both players wanting to get straight into the sky and those that love a flexible diverse and customizable gaming experience. Featuring an advanced tactical AI that actively analyzes and responds to a dynamic battlefield, as well as more than 260 fully playable aircraft (through various iterations of more than 45 models) and even more naval and ground units that all work to complete their objectives in different ways, Vector Thrust offers missions that are never played the same way twice.
Using Vector Thrust’s modding tools, the player has the power to alter any aspect of the game they choose, ranging from simple tweaks to full-blown modifications. Adding user-made skins, changing unit performance and parameters or even complete battle scenarios is easy and open to anyone. With fully fleshed out Map, Mission, and Campaign editors, Vector Thrust boasts unlimited expandability and adaptability.
Vector Thrust Features:
- Multiple game modes
- 13 missions through a series of campaigns
- Unlock 260 aircraft through a Challenge Mode with 170 challenges
- Advanced AI that responds to the world around it
- Clash against titanic aerial fortresses and super weapons
- Duel with a myriad of ace fighter squadrons, each with their own unique combat strategies
- Modding tools galore
Here are the new screenshots:
And, here is the launch trailer:
Vector Thrust is available on Steam for $24.99, with a 10% discount being offered for the week of launch.
Source: Press Release