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Release Date: September 23rd, 2015 Movie Release Year: 2015

Assault Android Cactus

Overview -

Witch Beam is a three-person team based in Australia. Their first game is 'Assault Android Cactus', an arcadey twin-stick shooter that’s available now for PC and in the future for Wii U, PS4, and Vita. The game has players pick from one of nine synthetic heroes with which to fight back against robotic hordes gone bad. 'Assault Android Cactus' is promised to be similar to a "Japanese style bullet hell."

Rating Breakdown
Tech Specs & Release Details
Release Date:
September 23rd, 2015

Video Review


'Assult Android Cactus' has an explosive, pyrotechnic presentation not unlike other entries in the genre. Robot design is pleasantly detailed and varied. The framerate remains stable even when the screen is full of missiles and lasers. Textures are not terribly advanced, and colors are kind of basic.

Audio Review


The sound effects are great and exhibit qualities of both retro and Japanese games. Actually, the Japanese influence carries over into the art design as well, what with all the super deformed, childlike android girls. The androids have high-pitched, slightly robotic voices and the acting is a tad overdone, but it’s all in great fun. Don’t pay too much attention to the story anyways.

Final Thoughts

'Assault Android Cactus' is a great little shooter that delivers lots of chibi, shooty fun in each level. It has a lighthearted arcade feel and doesn’t take itself very seriously, going so far as to crack jokes about gaming itself. Even for those who aren’t typically fans of the genre, you’ll probably have a good time with Cactus and friends.