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Warside is a 2D side scrolling shooter with RPG elements inspired by classics like Soldat and Metal Slug. The game features both PvE and PvP gameplay with fast-paced action-oriented combat.

Publisher: Kraken Games
Playerbase: Shut down
Type: Shooter
Release Date: May 5, 2015 (Early Access)
Shut Down: December 1, 2017
Pros: +Simple, yet fun gameplay. +Great variety of classes and characters.
Cons: -Balance issues. -Few maps.


Warside Overview

Warside is a sci-fi themed side scrolling shooter with a strong emphasis on teamwork. It uniquely blends the shooter and RPG genres together in an arena style environment. Those looking for a unique new shooter may find something to like in Warside. The game shut down on December 1, 2017.

Warside Key Features:

  • Side Scrolling Action – fast-paced action-oriented shooter gameplay with RPG elements.
  • Crafting & Item System – large variety of weapons, armor, and items.
  • Varied Gameplay – four unique characters (Huntress, Mercenary, Faceless, and Guardian) as well as three playable classes (Assault, Destroyer, and Infiltrator).
  • PvE and PvP Gameplay – players can queue up for both PvE missions as well as PvP battles.
  • Choose Your State – choose between the Zetta Corporation, Galactic Commune, and the New Empire.

Warside Screenshots

Warside Featured Video

Warside Gameplay First Look HD

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Warside Screenshots


Warside Videos

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Warside Links

Warside Official Site
Warside Steam Page
Warside Library (Database / Guides)

System Requirements

Warside System Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Operating System: Windows XP SP3 or newer
CPU: Pentium D / AMD Athlon X2 or better
Video Card: GeForce 8600 GT / Radeon HD 2600 / Intel GMA 950 or higher
Hard Disk Space: ~2 GB

Warside only lists minimum system requirements.


Warside Music & Soundtrack

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Additional Info

Warside Additional Information

Developer: Kraken Games

Shut Down: December 1, 2017

Development History / Background:

Warside was developed by Russian game developed Kraken Games, which was founded back in 2007. Warside is available through both its official website and Valve's Steam Service. The game's greenlight application was approved on May 19, 2014 and it launched into Early Access on May 5, 2015.

Warside shut down on December 1, 2017.