Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 Announced for Nintendo Switch, in Development

Azure Striker Gunvolt 3

Inti Creates have announcedstory-driven 2D side-scrolling action” game Azure Striker Gunvolt 3.

Details about the game are scant at this stage, but we know the series director Yoshihisa Tsuda and action supervisor Keiji Inafune will return for the project. A release window was not confirmed at this time.

The game appears to continue the Megaman Zero-inspired gameplay, with vocal music sung by virtual idols. We also see a new female character alongside titular protagonist Gunvolt.

You can find the announcement trailer below.

You can find an abridged full rundown (via the video description) below.

Fates are sealed as paradigms shift and a new era unfolds. What lies beyond the path toward hope?

[…] Inti Creates’ flagship 2D side-scrolling “Azure Striker GUNVOLT” series is back with a brand new title!

Announced at the online indie game event BitSummit Gaiden on June 27, 2020, a true blue sequel in the “Azure Striker GUNVOLT” series is now in development.

Just as they did for the previous two games in the series, action supervisor Keiji Inafune (LEVEL5 comcept CCO) will be working closely with series director Yoshihisa Tsuda of Inti Creates to craft new systems and ideas that take the action the series is known for to the next level. Stay tuned for future announcements as development progresses.

Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 is in development, and coming soon to Nintendo Switch.



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