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Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack Coming to Nintendo Switch This Fall

Prepare to jump into one of the most electrifying 2D platformers out there as Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack is heading for Nintendo Switch at North American and European retailers. This October, fans can pick up the two-in-one package featuring both Nintendo 3DS classics, Azure Striker Gunvolt and Azure Striker Gunvolt 2, now with all-new enhancements and fully optimized for Nintendo Switch. Players can also explore the entire catalogue of downloadable content (DLC) for both games, which comes pre-loaded in the pack and introduces extra stages, bosses, bonus modes, and songs.

From developer Inti Creates and publisher Nighthawk Interactive, the Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack offers tons of new features, including a glorious 60 frames per second (fps) upgrade, striking high-resolution event graphics, and Nintendo Switch Pro Controller and HD Rumble compatibility, making these supercharged side-scrollers more energized than ever.

“The Nintendo Switch is such a fun and versatile system; perfect for the frenetic action of a 2D platformer, this new edition offers great content for existing and incoming fans of the series, and now everyone can enjoy the complete Gunvolt experience on the big screen at home, or on the go.” – Matt Papa, Producer at Inti Creates.

This critically acclaimed series has intuitive controls, memorable characters, and shockingly epic boss battles. Play as Gunvolt, zipping and zapping your way through levels and skill trials by tagging enemies with your weapon, then shocking them into oblivion. In Gunvolt 2, enjoy the game in an entirely new way with the addition of Gunvolt’s rival Copen as a playable character. Playing as Copen, you can dash through the air, slam into enemies, and unleash devastating homing shots to make short work of your enemies.

In the Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack, players will:

  • Experience the fast-paced gameplay in brilliant 60 fps
  • Enjoy all the DLC from the original Nintendo 3DS versions, fighting through extra stages, bosses, and bonus modes, all while rocking out to new songs
  • Feel the flawless platform integration with Nintendo Switch Pro Controller compatibility and HD Rumble support, allowing Gunvolt’s powerful electrical attacks to bring players even closer to the action
  • Jam along to a brand-new theme song from the beloved virtual idol Lumen
  • Get lost in the story with high resolution event graphics and in-game text, so the characters look better than ever
  • Become immersed in the Nintendo Switch experience with new gameplay balance and improvements
  • Journey through the levels and peruse menus on the new intuitive one-screen layout.

Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack will be available at retailers in North America for $39.99, with equivalent pricing in Europe. The game is expected to be rated T for Teen.


About Nighthawk Interactive

Built by a team of industry veterans, Nighthawk Interactive aims to combine their proven experience with the ever-changing needs of modern game development. With a strong focus on publishing, co-publishing, retail distribution and business development support, Nighthawk is about helping developers make the great games we love to play. For more information about Nighthawk, visit www.NighthawkInteractive.com, and follow us on Twitter at (@NH_Interactive).

About Inti Creates

Founded in 1996 in Chiba Prefecture, Japan by a group of top industry veterans, Inti Creates has evolved over the past 20 years of hard work and dedication to creating superb games to become one of Japan’s largest and most successful independent developers. Their ingenuity and creativity has spawned many famous titles for major game publishing companies such as Sega, Capcom, Bandai Namco and Sony, including their own self-published franchise Azure Striker Gunvolt. Visit them at http://www.inticreates.com

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