C.W.I.S

Release Date: TBC

Welcome to C.W.I.S, a tactical shooter where you controls the weapons systems of a destroyer that was constantly under missile attack. Your job is to kill all inbound threats and survive long enough to go on the offensive!


An early gameplay screenshot

Description


C.W.I.S is a remake of a game jam title under the same name. The original game is an endless survival game mode where you defend your ship from constant missile attack from all directions using a multitude of weapons systems to do so. These include a Close-in weapons system, designed to take out missiles at close range before they hit the ship, a missile launcher to launch interceptor missiles towards missiles that are further away from the ship & a chaft system which can take the blow of missile in close range by diverting the missile to another heat signature, saving your ship.

In this remake there will be a load more features, new weapons, weapon switching, more modes & more! some of the planned key features below.

Key Features


  • Unique action/survival gameplay
  • Customise & level up your weapons systems
  • Unlock new weapons to add to your ship
  • Defeat Bosses (Coming Soon)
  • Complete Campaign & Missions (Coming Soon)
  • Play local co-op with up to 4 players (Planned for 0.3.x)

Development & Roadmap


The game has a few updated planned past the first release. Further updates will depend on how the game does on the market.

Version 0.1.x

  • New input setup for future multi-player support.
  • New weapon control systems for more modular weapons.
  • Updated visuals for weapons systems.
  • Copy of original endless survival gameplay.
Version 0.2.x

  • Game settings & more in-depth menus
  • Controller support.
  • Additional weapons & switching system.
  • AI improvements
    • Missiles are shot at you in a variety of attack styles instead of totally randomly. 
    • AI can intercept your intercepted missiles & counterattacks. 
  • Ship variations
    • Control ships of different sizes, larger ships with more weapons or smaller ships with less weapons.
Version 0.3.x

  • In-game tutorial
  • 1 v 1 ship battles (local multiplayer)
  • Co-op arcade mode (up to 4-players)
  • More TBC

Watch the full development process of the game in the dev-log series on the project.