Gunlord X exclusive for Nintendo Switch

Gunlord X exclusive for Nintendo Switch - coming May 22nd 2019! Germany - May 8th, 2019 – NGDEV, the independent developer, is excited to announce that the critically acclaimed 2D action platformer game Gunlord X is soon available exclusively for the Nintendo Switch worldwide.

Gunlord X is a vastly improved port of Gunlord, originally developed for NeoGeo in 2012 and later ported to Dreamcast. Gunlord is the best selling indie Dreamcast game ever made with 10.000 copies sold to date. The game received an intense "Hi-Bit" overhaul for the modern game consoles in a widescreen format. Additionally new boss enemies and extended stages were added.

Gunlord X is a eurostyle platformer with emphasis on exploring huge worlds and blasting off enemies. Jump! Shoot! Explore!

This game features 11 stages of exciting 2D game play with over 60 unique enemy types. Blast yourself through giant landscapes, explore caverns and reveal all secrets!

Have a look at the trailer:

Features added to Gunlord X:
• Enlarged levels offering new secrets and challenges.
• 4 new boss enemies
• Jet Pack action in a horizontal shmup stage!
• Earn continues by collecting all big diamonds per stage.
• Autosaving level progression. Finishing a level allows you to restart from the last level you died on.
• Accomplishment and statistics screens
• Newgame+ mode for speedrunners
• Increased the viewport to support 16:9 widescreen
• Scanline/RGB CRT TV shader
• Increased sprite/particle effects
• Alpha blending special FX
• Parallax scrolling elements
• Improved controls (direct control over the 360° snake beam with right analogue stick)
• Optional modern twin stick controls (control movement and shooting direction independently)
• Fully customizable controls
• Improved difficulty curve
• Rebalanced weapon powerlevels
• Stable 60fps in both docked/undocked mode
• HD Rumble

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