Daily news (September 1, Round 3): Squadron 51 / Ponpu

Today’s Daily news: latest videos for Squadron 51, but also…

  • Ponpu
  • Grisaia: Phantom Trigger 04
  • Jack Jeanne
  • Ary and the Secret of Seasons
  • The Alliance Alive

Squadron 51

Here’s the latest videos for Squadron 51, with:

  • a trailer
  • a making of video

Every stage of the game is filled with live-action cutscenes shot by a professional film crew with a real human and alien actors – all supervised by the co-creators of the project from Fehorama Filmes. The final version of Squadron 51 will feature over 50 cutscenes! Gamescom 2020 is a great opportunity to present a unique behind-the-cinematics trailer which sheds more light on how the numerous full motion videos are made. Characterization, costumes, and CGI specialists have spent many hours preparing all the characters to look like they were taken alive from the old sci-fi movie.

And here’s some details about the game:

Squadron 51 is a sci-fi shoot ’em up game packed with action, developed in Brazil by Loomiarts studio and Fehorama Filmes. Games development studio and film production company, joined forces to create an outstanding game filled with cinematographic references in gameplay and stylized full-motion video cinematics. It’s a dynamic spaceship shooter with 2D gameplay combined with a 3D environment, all in glorious black and white. The game’s aesthetics refers to the cinema of the 1950s.

In Squadron 51 players will have to beat 11 different levels filled with hundreds of enemy ships and demanding bosses. The fights will take place in various scenarios snowy mountain peaks, forests, or between city skyscrapers. The game offers local cooperation mode with the second player able to join the game at any time to help a friend. During the gameplay, players will earn points that allow them to unlock new, more deadly weapons and special upgrades for their fighter planes.

We knew this world was being watched by other intelligent species, greater than man. They finally found their way to Earth from a distant corner of outer space. We, humans, welcomed them with open hearts… but we were fooled. They’ve promised us a bright future, and a good partnership of different species but it quickly ended. It turned out that Vega Corporation has no good intentions towards the inhabitants of our planet. Director Zarog – a powerful leader of alien enterprise immediately started to implement his plan to enslave humankind. Fortunately, a group of daredevils formed a resistance unit ready to fight the invaders. Squadron 51 will have to face a technologically advanced fleet of flying saucers. But fear not – they definitely don’t lack the courage! It’s time to join the rebels and take a flight!

Squadron 51 (Switch – eShop) comes out in 2021 in Europe and North America.

Source: WhisperGames PR


Here’s some footage for Ponpu (showcasing a boss battle and multiplayer), along with some fresh screenshots:

Ponpu (Switch – eShop) does not have a release date yet.

Source: Zordix PR

Grisaia: Phantom Trigger 04

Prototype have announced that Grisaia: Phantom Trigger 04 will be released on September 17th worldwide. As previously announced, the Japanese version will offer an English language option.

Here’s some screenshots:

Grisaia: Phantom Trigger 04 (Switch – eShop) comes out on September 17th worldwide.

Source: Prototype (Twitter)

Jack Jeanne

Here’s the latest Voice Drama for Jack Jeanne:

Also, the game will be featured in the latest issue of Famitsu magazine. Here’s the usual preview pictures:

The latest issue of Famitsu magazine comes out on Thursday in Japan (effectively Wednesday morning/afternoon in North America and Europe respectively).

Jack Jeanne (Switch) comes out on December 3rd in Japan.

Source: Famitsu

Ary and the Secret of Seasons

Here’s the launch trailer for Ary and the Secret of Seasons, now available in Europe and North America:

The Alliance Alive

Here’s the latest drawing videos for The Alliance Alive, from Ryo Hirao:



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