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Vasara Collection will have a physical release

Posted on January 30, 2019 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Last March, QUByte Interactive announced it had acquired development and publishing rights to the shoot’em up franchise Vasara. The company has since been tinkering away on Vasara Collection, a package of the original two titles in the series, for Switch and other platforms.

QUByte Interactive revealed today a partnership with Strictly Limited Games that will provide Vasara Collection with a physical version. A release is planned for early 2019.

Here’s an overview of Vasara Collection:

For the very first time, highly acclaimed Japanese Arcade Shoot’em Ups – Vasara (2000) and Vasara 2 (2001) – are made available to the whole world via this package: Vasara Collection!

Science Fiction meets History in these arcade classics which take place in an alternate timeline Feudal Japan where technologically advanced weaponry and equipment are a reality, and heroes use flying motorcycles with amazing firepower and fierce melee weapons to destroy their enemies.

The late ruler of Japan, Hideyoshi Hashiba, has just died and Ieyasu Tokugawa is planning on taking over. The protagonists must battle their way through a series of warlords sent by Tokugawa in order to keep him from succeeding.

Fight against warships, battle tanks, giant robots, evil soldiers and rogue Samurais to prevent 1600’s Japan from being taken over by tyrannical forces.

The highly skill-based gameplay keeps you at the edge of your seat at all times. Try and stay alive on this frantic game where everyone, and everything, is out to kill you!

Main features:
– Tate Mode/ Vertical Mode support;
– 8 playable characters inspired by real Japanese historical figures;
– Sci-Fi meets Feudal Japan in this retelling of historical battles;
– Fight Robots and Samurais using traditional shooting and powerful melee attacks;
– Heavily skill-based gameplay for Experts;
– Easy Mode for Starters;
– Branching Paths and Multiple Endings according to your characters and in-game actions;

Source: QUByte Interactive PR

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