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  GIGANTIC ARMY MARCHES ON STEAM TODAY!
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03/06/2014
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

London, UK. (Thursday, March 6 th) Nyu Media is pleased to announce that the highly anticipated side-scrolling mech shooter GIGANTIC ARMY makes its Steam debut today with a slew of new features and bonus items priced, only $5.99.

The Steam version adds 42 achievements, Steam trading cards, a Linux version, and a printable retro-style DVD case insert and CD/DVD label file, allowing gamers to extend GIGANTIC ARM Y’s glorious retro goodness into physical reality.

The Steam version is available here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/278930/

OVERVIEW

GIGANTIC ARMY brings the side-scrolling mech shooting of 16-bit era classics like Cybernator/Assault Suits Valken, Mech Warrior, and Front Mission: Gun Hazard into 2014 with gloriously crafted backdrops, fluidly realized sprites, massive enemy bosses, and solid, weighty gameplay.

It is the turn of the 21 st century and Earth’s war with the alien Ramulons has now reached its most critical point. Your mission: pilot the mech powerhouse ‘GMR-34 SALADIN’ and use its arsenal of explosive, projectile and plasma weapons to take down the Ramulon home planet and end the war!

FEATURES :

  • 6 stages of intense mech-shooting action!
  • 12 mid and end level bosses of gargantuan proportions to take down!
  • 4 difficulty modes from ‘Easy’ to ‘Insane’ to cater for all skill levels!
  • Customizable weapons load-out to suit your play style!
  • Dash, thrusters and shield give your mech satisfying manoeuvrability and defensive options!
  • Rebalanced gameplay from the original Japanese version!
  • New to the Steam version: 42 achievements, Steam Trading Cards, and a Linux version!
  • The Steam version also includes bonus exclusive retro packaging assets to create your own physical version!
  • Outstanding value: only $5.99!
GIGANTIC ARMY trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgztPYKHQto

GIGANTIC ARMY press pack: http://GIGANTICARMY.com/press

About Nyu Media, Ltd.

Nyu Media, Ltd. is the world’s leading localizer and publisher of independent Japanese video games. By combining high quality localizations, broad distribution and accessible price points, Nyu Media enables global gamers to fully enjoy excellent indie titles as well as support the indie game development in Japan.

Homepage: http://www.nyu-media.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NyuMediaLtd

Twitter: https://twitter.com/nyumedia

About ASTRO PORT

ASTRO PORT is a three-man Japanese development team whose collective message to the world is, ‘This is how fun action shooting games can be!” ASTRO PORT’s deep catalog of rock solid shooting games also features Supercharged Robot Vulkaiser, ARMED SEVEN, Steam Action ADVENTUM, GIGANTIC ARMY, SATAZIUS, and STEEL STRIDER.

Homepage: http://www.interq.or.jp/saturn/takuhama/dhc.html