Most Wanted Entertainment's explosion-filled, arcade-style helicopter action game Thunder Wolves will light up the skies over Steam next Wednesday, May 15, publisher bitComposer Games announced today. Folks who pre-order will receive 20 percent off the game's regular price of $10, though the game's Steam page does not appear to be live as of press time.

BitComposer reiterated in its announcement that Thunder Wolves is also coming to XBLA and PSN, though no release date or price points for those versions have been released.
Show full PR text
Gratuitous explosions, overzealous rookies, endless ammunition - Thunder Wolves is a love letter to the macho, over-the-top action flicks of a bygone era. Plus, when was the last time you played a helicopter-shooter that wasn't a retro-remake? Even better, this one has local co-op.

In brief:
- Thunder Wolves available for Steam preorder. Launching May 15. XBLA and PSN dates TBD.
- Assets, including trailer, available for download at bottom link.
- New launch trailer highlighting gameplay: YouTube Link

Thunder Wolves Cleared for Landing on Steam


It's not rocket science – just rockets!
Arcade-style shooter, Thunder Wolves, available for preorder today.

Eschborn, May 8, 2013 - The Thunder Wolves are taking off next week to obliterate evildoers everywhere. Available on Steam May 15, the game can be preordered now. Early-birds get a discount of 20-percent off the regular price of $9.99.

In addition to the PC release, the engines are already warmed up for the upcoming release on Microsoft's Xbox 360® Entertainment System and Sony's PlayStation® 3 (release dates TBD).

There are missions that are so dangerous and secret that only the best of the best are up to the job; the kind of mission that calls for the Thunder Wolves! These daring helicopter pilots are equipped with explosive weapons and ready for anything.

In this two-fisted arcade shooter, Thunder Wolves, the player becomes part of this formidable group of pilots who carry out every order, no matter how dangerous, with unequalled precision and speed. Protecting an oil platform, destroying a chemical factory, or stopping advancing enemies in their tracks - their goal is nothing less than saving the world, and this requires staying a step ahead of the terrorists by finding out just what they are planning.

KEY FEATURES
- Arcade-style action with explosions galore and ridiculously destructible environments.
- Nine helicopters with unique arsenals.
- Carry out 13 missions, including stealth operations, escorts, and seek-and-destroy missions.
- Enemies galore: from terrorist foot soldiers and land vehicles to enemy helicopters.
- Challenging bosses with crushing firepower.
- Three levels of difficulty: Casual, Normal, and Expert.
- Local co-op. Fly into battle as a pilot/gunner duo.

Thunder Wolves is the work of the Hungarian development studio, Most Wanted Entertainment, and is being released on Sony Playstation® Network, Xbox LIVE® Arcade, and Windows PC.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.