Assault Suit Leynos will launch for PC via Steam on August 30, the game’s Steam page reveals.
The retail edition of the PlayStation 4 version will launch on the same day in North America, according to various listings. The game has been out for PlayStation 4 via the PlayStation Store since July 12. Online retailers peg the European retail release for September 9.
Here’s a rundown of the game, via its Steam page:
A classic reawakens – Assault Suit Leynos is back and in high definition! Get ready for all-out robotic war as the fan-favorite Mega Drive classic is reworked with all new HD visuals for the ultimate alien-blasting experience!
As Earth reels from the impact of the fourth world war and dwindling resources, an uneasy truce between nations sees mankind reach for the stars. Colonies are settled, resources are mined and the future starts looking a little brighter. But just as peace finally seems possible, an unknown enemy emerges from the deepest region of space to threaten the very existence of humanity. Only one thing can stop them: deploy the Assault Suit Squadron!
- Fresh HD visuals and sound combine with old-school game design to bring the much-loved Mega Drive classic bang up to date.
- Jump into an Assault Suit and experience eight stages of side-scrolling alien-blasting action to drive the alien menace back into space!
- Equip your AS with a huge range of devastating weapons, then complete sub-missions within each stage and unlock even more to use in the next battle.
- Unlock a huge number of game modifiers to mix up the Arcade Mode gameplay, or try Classic Mode and see if you’ve got what it takes to be an elite AS pilot!