Hong Kong – July 12, 2021 – Independent developer and publisher, Eastasiasoft Limited, today announced that retro action platformer Metaloid: Origin will soon be available on PS4™, available digitally in North America, Europe and Asia this Tuesday, July 13th.
Metaloid: Origin is the sequel to the run-and-gun classic METAGAL. This entry features 3 playable characters with unique abilities and 9 biomes to traverse, as well as multiple difficulty settings to keep the experience as accessible as it is challenging. Metaloid: Origin shares the same endearing pixel art style and musical composer as METAGAL, lending familiarity amidst a bevy of gameplay improvements.
Originally developed by Retro Revolution and ported by 7 Raven Studios, Metaloid: Origin will be published by Eastasiasoft Limited for this PS4™ release. Digital pricing is set at US$6.99/€6.99.
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About Metaloid: Origin
Take the role of 3 “Predator” androids as they defend their world against the robot army of Lucian Corp. Each playable character offers distinct advantages. Erika can flood the screen with bullet fire, Zeta uses atomic thunder to strike hard and fast, while Neva employs a jetpack to fly across levels and attack from above. As one of these warriors, you’ll have to traverse forests, deserts, caves and snowfields to stop the invaders before they drain the planet’s resources and fuel a galactic war! Use Soulrium dropped by defeated robots to unlock new weapons at any time, and gain the power needed to take down menacing bosses.
Eastasiasoft Limited is an independent, Hong Kong–based developer and publisher of interactive entertainment specializing in video games and related media. Founded in 2007, eastasiasoft has published a diverse variety of titles in digital and physical format. Eastasiasoft is a licensed PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One publisher. Some of eastasiasoft’s licensed and published games include Empire of Angels IV, Moero Crystal H, Ghost Blade HD, Sense: A Cyberpunk Ghost Story, Sword & Fairy 6, Rainbow Skies, Rainbow Moon, and the Söldner-X franchise.
About Retro Revolution
Located in Thailand, Retro Revolution is an indie development studio founded in 2013 by Tharathon Wattanavikrai and Alberto Dolci. METAGAL was their first video game project to reach wide release, and they have since continued the franchise with Metaloid: Origin.
About 7 Raven Studios
Also located in Thailand, 7 Raven Studios has been making games since 2006. The company’s founder started developing on the Commodore 64 and Amiga home computers and continued through Super Nintendo and Game Boy Color. Now as 7 Raven Studios, the company’s mission statement is to craft experiences that are fun to the player. They have worked on releases for Game Boy Advance, DS, 3DS, mobile, PC, Xbox One, PlayStation and Nintendo Switch.
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