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The TakeOver

The Takeover is a beat 'em up game from studio Pelikan13. The game was inspired by cult 90s brawlers such as Streets of Rage or Final Fight. The player fights against waves of enemies alone or in the cooperation mode.

Action | beat 'em up | for 2 people | side-scroll | splitscreen | 90s

The TakeOver cover

developer: Pelikan13

publisher: Pelikan13

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Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: common screen, players: 1-2

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The TakeOver is a brawler (beat' em up) game from studio Pelikan13. During the creation of the title, the producers were inspired by such cult positions as Streets of Rage and Final Fight. This is not the studio's first approach to recreate the production spirit of the 1990s in a newer edition. Developers have already made such an attempt to create a racing game called The 90's Arcade Racer, the production of which has been cancelled.


Crime is spreading in the city. The gangsters responsible for this situation are intimidating the local police. To subjugate Ethan, one of the toughest officers in the city, the bandits kidnap his daughter Vanessa. The kidnappers don't expect Ethan to give up, however, the policeman calls his friends and sets off on a private vendetta.


The TakeOver is a brawler, a side-view game that consists of moving through 2D charts and fighting against incoming enemies.

The combat is based on combos mechanics. Combining fist attacks and kicks, the player has the ability to knock down enemies, stun them and even blow them up and juggle them. Sufficiently long maintenance of a sequence of blows fills the special attack bar (Super meter).

However, fists and legs are not the only available form of defense. During the game players have a chance to find weapons such as crowbars, swords and machine guns. Each character also has a unique firearm, but the ammunition is rare, so you need to use it in moderation.

Game modes

The TakeOver is a game for a single player or for two in the couch cooperation mode.

Technical aspects

Graphic style combines pre-rendered sprites and detailed backgrounds for 1080p and higher resolution. The story itself is presented by means of cutscenes maintained in a comic atmosphere.

Soundtrack game is dynamic and matches the character of the gameplay. It was co-created by several artists: Little V Mills, Richie Branson, James Ronald, and the composer of the music for the Streets of Rage series- Yuzo Koshiro.

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Minimum: Pentium Dual Core, 3 GB RAM, graphic card GTX 660 or better, 4 GB HDD, Windows 7/8/10.

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