Indie game publisher Leoful and Canadian solo indie Ray Flower Games are pleased to announce fizzy arcade shooter Captain Soda is launching on PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One in 2024.
Captain Soda is an arcade platform shooter where you play as a pop bottle hero defending your home planet from an invading alien force. Fight as different soda heroes with unique abilities, acquire powerful weapons, and take on heart-racing challenges. The game features a fully-fledged campaign mode with three worlds, as well as a rogue-like Endless mode where players can beat down wave after wave of aliens.
Players can experience a slice of the fizzy action in the Captain Soda demo, now available on STEAM as part of Steam Next Fest: February 2024 Edition. The top 3 players on each Endless mode leaderboard (up to a total of 12 players) by the end of Steam Next Fest will be rewarded with a free Steam key for the full game at launch, so don’t miss this opportunity! Also, players can follow the game’s upcoming Kickstarter campaign, scheduled to begin later this year, via its newly opened preview page.
Get a feel of the fluid animations, bubbly sound effects, and fast-paced action in the game’s announcement trailer below.
Watch Captain Soda’s announcement trailer: https://youtu.be/Y8U-QCyOSi4
Play the demo and wishlist Captain Soda on STEAM!
The Captain Soda demo features three levels selected from the full version of the game, and wishlist to get updates. The top 3 players on each Endless mode leaderboard (up to a total of 12 players) by the end of Steam Next Fest will be rewarded with a free Steam key for the full game at launch.
Play the demo and wishlist: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1862950/Captain_Soda/
Competition rules (English): https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EduahD7xdeHfP2JlYkdJvjjahbN43TbG7QKSR81tR-c/edit
* Please note the demo is playable only in English. It will be updated to support more languages later this year.
Follow the Captain Soda Kickstarter campaign
A crowdfunding campaign for Captain Soda will kick off on Kickstarter later this year. Stay tuned for more information by following the Kickstarter page.
Follow Captain Soda on Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/leoful/captain-soda
About the game
Transform into the ultimate pop bottle hero, obliterating an alien army with your sparkling soda guns!
Captain Soda takes arcade shoot’em up platforming to new heights, boasting soda flavors with unique abilities, flashy weapons, powerful upgrades, and pulse-pounding challenges. Revel in the fluid controls that let you jiggle, slosh, and clink with satisfaction as you annihilate enemies and navigate the chaos. Throw-down wave after wave of money-abducting alien invaders with weapons like the Bubble Sub-machine Gun and Bottle Rocket Launcher. Pick your favorite carbonated beverage and shoot water guns loaded with it, all while grooving to an Arcade Orchestral synth soundtrack composed by Aleix Ramon.
SATISFY YOUR THIRST FOR VIOLENCE
Destroy the alien invaders with a variety of short-range, long-range and melee weapons. Toss exploding cans, fly with a soda-powered jetpack, or flatten them with an entire vending machine! Hone your skills to evade and defeat 18 different types of enemies.
MIX, MATCH AND UPGRADE
Play as different soda heroes to dazzle the enemy like Lieutenant Lemonade or Major Matcha Bubble Tea. Acquire over 14 accessories and upgrades like the CO2 Boost Boots and Effervescent Wings to tailor to your play style and boost your power.
INTENSE HEART-RACING CAMPAIGN
Shoot and blast your way through a vibrant campaign across three mysterious areas with diverse carbonated themes. Complete over 60 optional missions, unlock item shops, and uncover secret upgrades as you pursue the enemy.
NEVER-ENDING ENDLESS MODE
Fight never-ending waves of enemies in rogue-like Endless mode, where each level is more intense than the last one! Can you survive the alien onslaught and achieve an eye-popping high score on the global leaderboard?
SODAFIED SPIRITUAL SUCCESSOR
Inspired by Super Crate Box, Captain Soda elevates the genre with a full-fledged campaign mode, enhanced visuals, new enemies, mechanics, customizable weapon loadouts, and an expanded screen-wrapping mechanic for intense and skill-based gameplay.
FUN AND ACCESSIBLE FOR ALL
With a range of difficulty options, Captain Soda caters to beginners, experts, and speedrunners alike. Adjust settings and options like aim assist, enemy movement speed, and color blind mode to your heart’s content for an optimized and enjoyable gameplay experience.
Product Information (PC / Nintendo Switch / Xbox Series X|S / Xbox One)
Title: Captain Soda
Platforms: STEAM / Nintendo Switch / Xbox Series X|S / Xbox One
Release Date: 2024
Suggested retail price (digital): TBD (all prices include sales tax)
Genre: Arcade platform shooter
Languages: English, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, French, Italian, German, Spanish
Developer: Ray Flower Games
© Ray Flower Games. Licensed to and published by Leoful.
Leoful is a global video game publisher founded by two gamers in 2019. Our vision is to share fun, unique, and innovative games with people in Asia and all over the world. Leoful is best known for games such as Alpaca Ball: Allstars, Aviary Attorney: Definitive Edition, Little Devil: Foster Mayhem, The Company Man, and Xiaomei and the Flame Dragon’s Fist.
About Ray Flower Games
Ray Flower Games is a solo indie game development studio founded by Cole Beernaerts in 2022, based in Vancouver BC, Canada. Ray Flower Games is creating games where the fans share in the passion for our games as much as we do. Get excited for our debut game: Captain Soda!