Today, developer Inti Creates announced that its newest title Gal*Gunvolt Burst was released today in North America.
According to the press release, Gal*Gunvolt Burst is now available for North Americans and can be purchased digitally via the PlayStation Store for $9.99. Additionally, European gamers looking to get their hands on the latest title by Inti Creates will have to wait a few weeks longer with the game seeing a digital release on Friday, April 6.
Basically, Gal*Gunvolt Burst is the (localized) PlayStation 4 version of Mighty Gunvolt Burst, a game which was initially released back in August of 2014 for the 3DS. Followed by a PC, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita port launching the following year, with the last two versions being Japan exclusives, meaning this the first time the PlayStation 4 version has been available outside of Japan.
So for those of you unaware of this game, Gal*Gunvolt Burst is a 2D action platformer that pays homage to games from the 8-bit (or what many will often to refer to it as the classic) era of gaming. Aside from offering stunning aesthetics that mimic the 1990s era of gaming Gal*Gunvolt Burst also harmoniously combines elements found in games today.
In Gal*Gunvolt Burst, players can choose to play as one of three characters: Mighty No. 9‘s Beck, Azure Striker Gunvolt‘s Gunvolt, and Gal*Gun Double Peace‘s Ekoro, and have the chance to endure an original and compelling story, which brings these characters together into a parallel world. On top of that, if you enjoy the base game and want to experience the game with additional characters, a DLC expansion pack featuring rivals from Mighty No. 9, Azure Striker Gunvolt, and Gal*Gun is also available for $4.99.
Gamers will also have a slew of collectible power-ups to obtain as well as an intriguing character customization mechanic, which will provide plenty of room for experimenting with; virtually, making it the ideal game, which harmoniously blends classic and modern gaming features together.
For more information on the game, you can enjoy two trailers that were recently released. As previously mentioned Gal*Gunvolt Burst is available now exclusively for the PlayStation 4 and will launch in Europe early next month.