Sloth Patrol combines elements of bullet-hell shoot em' ups with the fast paced action synonymous with twin stick shooters. In addition to a story driven campaign mode, the game features a competitive survival mode. Sloth Patrol allows players to rate their performance against others via an online scoring system.
Players lead sloth space pilot Julio Treewalker in the defense of his home world of Slothonia. Opposing Julio is the evil Colonel Hisser, leader of the Possum Empire.