HEXAPODA (vertical shooter) crawls into Nintendo Switch consoles this week

The One Man Army Game Studio has announced that HEXAPODA, an insect-themed vertical shooter (bullet hell), is launching this week on Nintendo Switch. It will launch on May 19th in Europe and North America, and will cost 12.99€ / £11.69 / $12.99.

Here’s a trailer:

Inspired by arcade classics, HEXAPODA features 3 game modes (Normal, Hard, and Manic), as well as 3 different endings. Players will get to blast their way through 12 bullet-filled stages onboard 4 different aircrafts (each with their own style of shooting).

Here’s some more details and screenshots:

Get ready to fight giant Insects for the future of humanity!

After the last human war, gases were spread through the atmosphere, making it unbreathable. The richest fled to orbital colonies and the others took refuge underground.

You are a young hothead, hired by a team of scientists left on earth who are looking for a solution to bring humans back to the surface.

Playable from 1 to 4 players (local co-op), Hexapoda is inspired by Arcade classics.

  • 3 Game Modes : Normal , Hard and Manic.
  • – Unlock 3 Different endings, new features and new items.
  • – 12 stages
  • – 4 futuristic combat aircrafts with their own style of shooting
  • – A bestiary composed of giant insects
  • – Unlock all the 30 “in-game” achievements
  • – Local leaderboards for each game mode.
  • – Powered by an original epic soundtrack composed by the French band of electronic music: Double Dragon.

HEXAPODA (Switch – eShop) comes out on May 19th in Europe and North America.

Source: Nintendo (North America) / Nintendo (Europe)


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