Unit 4 is an action platform game set in a sci-fi universe and features old school action with its four different characters, each one with its own unique skill.
An evil army of aliens has stolen the sacred artifact of our heroes tribe while invading their home planet. Similar reports are coming from other planets of the solar system that it is starting to decay without the vital support of these artifacts. Our heroes will begin an epic and dangerous journey to uncover the truth behind this invasion. Who are these aliens? What are they trying to accomplish? Can our heroes avoid the universe collapsing? Experience the ultimate old-school platforming mayhem: perform impossible tricks, play with your friends and get ready to save the universe!
Unit 4 is about four different characters, each one with its own unique skill: Agility, Strenght, Engineering and Mysticism. Unit 4 features an intense and highly dynamic gameplay based on a classic platformer experience. Each of the four characters can move and jump, with an unique ability that enables different movement dynamics. Levels are filled with crazy jumps, dangerous and ruthless enemies, deadly traps and both movement-based and logic-based puzzles.
The game can be played both in single and cooperative multiplayer up to 4 players. In Single Player Mode the player can swap instantly his character combining each ability in a single jump for instance, thus creating an highly dynamic and challenging movement system. Cooperation is the key in Cooperative Mode since each character cannot access to the same areas or do all the actions.
The players will need to help each other by figuring out how to combine their abilities first and by correctly performing more and more complex maneuvers. Also, the game does not feature any health system, all damages from enemies or traps will cause death. The characters' abilities in Unit 4 offers a large amount of different combinations ready to be mastered and explored.Thanks to the char swap mechanic, even one player can combine all the effects making approach to action and puzzles always fresh and open to experimentation.
With 2 to 4 players the synergies and combinations are even more different and interesting. Want an examples of simple synergies? The Dash from Red can shoot other characters away to cover a large gap between platforms while The Grappling Hook can be attached to other characters far away. A Player could use Blue to double jump,then swap to Red to dash and then to Green to hook a far away object and reach an higher ground! While playingUnit 4 the player will have the chance to unlock different minigames that could be played as stand alone once the game will be completed. Crazy stuff, driving a scooter in the space or explore the deepest part of mysterious oceans on far planets. Challenge your friends and became the most skilled agent of The Unit!