Launch S.T.E.A.M., an elite team of steam-powered special-forces soldiers, to save the world from an alien menace. In this new blend of action and strategy, your commandos use steam power stored in special backpacks to move into position and fire an arsenal of distinct weapons. Pick your team members and load out, then use strategy to decide the best way to approach this steampunk-inspired battlefield. FEATURES: Experience a new, steampunk-inspired turn-based action strategy game from Intelligent Systems, the company behind classics like Advance Wars and Fire Emblem. Outflank and outshoot the enemy in a fully 3D battlefield. To defeat aliens, you have to take cover, set up ambushes and unleash crossfires and counter-attacks. An unexpected cast of characters leaps to life in stylized 3D graphics and comic-book-style cinematics. Harness the power of steam, which plays a vital role to power the world, including powering movement and weapon use. Managing steam reserves is key to strategy. Battle through alien-infested maps using a four-member team comprised of diverse characters that have unique abilities and weapons.
As a fan of all that is steampunk, and as a fan of the Emancipation Proclamation (because who doesn’t enjoy the abolishment of slavery, outside of a certain University of Oklahoma fraternity), I have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Code Name S.T.E.A.M. since it was announced by Nintendo. Developed by Intelligent Systems, Code Name S.T.E.A.M. is a turn-based, third-person strategy game that has you play as some old school American heroes, as well as some famous fictional characters in a steam punk world where President Abe Lincoln never had a mishap at the theatre. When alien creatures invade Earth and threaten humankind, President Abraham Lincoln calls upon The Agents of S.T.E.A.M., which stands for Strike Team Eliminating the Alien Menace. The Agents of S.T.E.A.M.... Read Review