Ready for something a bit… manic? Task Force Kampas releases on Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo Switch to harness the power of old-school Japanese shoot ’em ups. And if it’s high intensity SHMUP action you are after, then that is what you’ll get.
Available to purchase and download now on Xbox One for £4.99, PS4 and Nintendo Switch, Task Force Kampas comes from the team at eastasiasoft (previously behind Null Drifter) to reimagine the arcade space shooting scene, dropping you into the action as you control a team of misfits attempting to battle back against an alien invasion.
Task Force Kampas is all about saving your friends and stopping the universe from being utterly corrupted. With a host of SHMUP elements in place, you’ll be required to bring your very fastest reactions to the table, as your eyes and ears are pummelled by a vibrant pixel art style and pumping techno soundtrack.
Feeling the rhythm of the beat may be your best course of action with Task Force Kampas, working the flow as you fire off endless bullets, repair your ship when needs must, and unlock a whole ton of various new features to ensure you keep going back for more.
Throw in randomised stages, endless challenges, various ships and the biggest of big bosses and you’ve got a game that should well scratch a SHMUP itch.
- Blast through randomized stages with high-intensity gameplay!
- Challenge a variety of hand-crafted bosses.
- Test your skill in endless runs to claim the high score on a single credit.
- Kill enemies to boost your power or stop shooting to repair your ship.
- Get in the mood with a punchy techno/synthwave soundtrack!
- Unlock alternate color palettes and extreme difficulties.
- Save the stranded cocos for unlimited happiness!
Our full review of Task Force Kampas will be coming your way in the days ahead. Keep an eye out for it. If however you’re already sold by the trailer below (and prepare yourself for madness if you haven’t yet taken that in), get over to the Xbox Store and grab a download.
Arcade space shooter action reimagined! A team of outcasts who happen to be in the wrong place during an evil invasion must contain the breach, save their friends and defend the universe from corruption! Drawing inspiration from the golden age of Japanese shoot‘em ups, Task Force Kampas combines retro action with modern conventions, adding new mechanics and randomly generated stages with hand-crafted bosses. In a unique twist, the game can be finished, but skilled players will find a way to continue past the ending and claim even higher scores! Rhythmic gameplay and a pulsing soundtrack work together to create an intense audio-visual experience.