Strike Suit Zero 3/5 (2)


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Strike Suit Zero User Reviews

In the year 2299, an interstellar war rages on. In a bid to save Earth from destruction, you must take control of the Strike Suit – a revolutionary fighter craft with the ability to transform into a lethal suit of space armor. Immerse yourself in massive fleet battles where your dog-fighting skills will directly affect the fate of the cosmos.

Discover a colorful and vibrant universe, with an epic story where the fate of Earth hangs in the balance and your actions will determine the outcome: preventing Earth’s destruction is your immediate concern but preserving its future is your ultimate goal.

Engage intelligent enemy fighters and take on colossal capital ships, exploiting weak points in their super-structure to blow them apart. Upgrade your ships and customize your weapon load-outs to tailor combat to your tastes. Take advantage of four unique craft, including the Strike Suit, to experience dogfighting action as you’ve never seen it before.

This Is Space Combat Reborn.

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Trivia

Funded on Kickstarter

Has an arcadeified sequel called Strike Suit Infinity, focusing on survival mode and racking up points from killing endless waves of enemies.

Released on Steam. An updated version titled Strike Suit Zero: The Director's Cut was re-released with loyalty pricing on Steam in 2014, as well as on the PlayStation 4 and X Box One. The Director's Cut has a redone campaign with restructured missions; one of the most notable differences is the player acquiring the Strike Suit earlier

If you die in the mission but get to a checkpoint, when the game restarts the checkpoint your hull and missiles have been reset back to full (same for the hulls of any ally you were protecting at the time, or at least to the level they were at the start), making some of the more frustrating parts of some levels a little more bearable.

Quotes

Control: "Colonial frigates have folded in. The best strategy is to ignore them and hope they go away. The frigates are not dangerous. You can see this for yourself by flying directly at them. For example, you can try ramming one with your ship. Alternatively, you could try ramming one of the torpedoes

Easter Eggs

Contains a number of references to various mecha shows: Fold is likely a Super Dimension Fortress Macross reference. The general conflict is very similar to the One Year war in Mobile Suit Gundam. The Flux energy used in Strike Mode is held in a capacitor. Strike Mode seems to be a reference to the Strike Gundam. The fighter craft trails were inspired by TRON. Although this can be said that it draws from fighter trails in Homeworld. The final level is obviously very much inspired by Star Fox 64, namely the tunnels before you fly through (also has aspects of moving through small gaps like in Venom). Shooting down torpedoes also evokes memories of Sector Z from the same game. Historical reference: the Battle of Taranto (torpedo bombers damaging or sinking docked battleships). Could be unintentional, but there are a lot of voiceclips about Cruisers being operational

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