“Your drill is the drill that will pierce the Heavens!”
Tokyo Japan, December 1st, 2020 – Global publisher Lightning Games today is proud to announce the DLC for it’s 2D robot-combat platformer HARDCORE MECHA is available now on Nintendo Switch. The ‘Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann’ DLC is up for grabs with a 10% discount until the 3rd of December.
The ‘Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann’ DLC arrives following HARDCORE MECHA’s launch on October 15th providing a host of new additions that will keep players fully engaged in its fast paced mecha warfare experience. This DLC comes from the famous animation ‘Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann’ which will include titular mecha ‘Gurren Lagann’, ‘Lagann’ and pilot Simon too join HARDCORE MECHA’s already impressive roster. With these Mechas come their ability to use the devastating attacks Gurren Boomerang, Skull Break, Full Drillized, Fire Cart Kick & Giga Drill Break. All ‘Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann’ content is available to use on Local & Online Multiplayer Mode, Training Mode and Single-player Simulation Mode.
“We’re very excited to bring the ‘Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann’ DLC to HARDCORE MECHA,” said Louiky Mu, Producer at RocketPunch. “We made sure to recreate aspects of the show as closely as possible, so players can feel what Simon feels when he casts his abilities. To have players able to fight as some of their favourite characters from this beloved animation is an honour for us.”
About HARDCORE MECHA
HARDCORE MECHA is a robot-combat platformer where players select their mecha as they embark on a thrilling action-packed adventure filled with shooting, flying and exquisite animations – imagine a mix of Metal Slug and Super Robot Wars! The game features three major game modes: Campaign, Multiplayer, and Survival mode.
In Campaign Mode you take control of Tarethur, a mercenary tasked with finding a missing intelligence officer on Mars in a story of conspiracy and insurgency. Consisting of 8 chapters and 18 stages, these range from deep underwater, out in space or confined in urban environments, all gorgeously realized with seamless animated cutscenes. Multiplayer mode allows players to select from a roster of customizable mechas and showcase amazing freestyle combo moves and experience the high-speed competitive PVP battles. HARDCORE MECHA supports online multiplayer and local split-screen for up to four players. And for players that are looking for a greater challenge there is the survival mode, “Simulation Battle”. Here players can handpick from the 50 mechas that appear in-game, as they fight to survive against waves of deadly enemies.
HARDCORE MECHA was first announced back in 2016 and was successfully funded via Kickstarter which saw more than 4,000 backers pledge to the project. Since then, the game has won critical praise for its super slick and fast paced 2D gameplay taking home over 10 indie awards including at the Tokyo Game show, and Developer Award at the PlayStation™Awards 2019. After its release, HARDCORE MECHA topped the PlayStation Japan sales chart for weeks, and remained in the top 3 for over a month.
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About Lightning Games
Lightning Games is a video game publisher dedicated to delivering quality PC/Console games to players around the world. Lightning Games recently released titles loved by players, including Overdungeon and The Enchanted Cave 2.
About RocketPunch Games
RocketPunch Games is an indie game developer based in Beijing, who pursuits to deliver fun and high-quality video games to players worldwide, onto various gaming platforms. HARDCORE MECHA is the first production of RocketPunch Games, the game was on top of PlayStation Japan sales chart for weeks, and remained in the top 3 for over a month after its release, with the overwhelmingly positive feedback from players and media, the efforts behind HARDCORE MECHA have been recognised.