Publisher Hound Picked Games and developer Troglobytes Games have recently announced that HyperParasite is Switchbound later this year!
After an unsuccessful crowdfunding campaign last year, HyperParasite has now been confirmed coming on Switch in Q2/Q3 2019 with Hound Picked Games handling its distribution. HyperParasite is a relentless, fast-paced, rogue-lite, twin-stick shooter and brawler taking place in a dystopian 1980’s. Players are tasked to take on a mysterious organism bent on world domination.
Check out the early access Steam trailer and details below:
Hound Picked Games’ latest title, HyperParasite from Troglobytes Games, will be available on Steam Early Access from April 3 2019, and to follow on Nintendo Switch later in the year.
HyperParasite is a relentless rogue-like shooter/brawler coming soon to a host near you. SNATCH, ZAP and REPEAT your way through a dystopian 1980’s as a mysterious organism bent on world domination.
Think you got what it takes to be the HyperParasite and wipe out some bad guys?
HyperParasite offers rad visuals, fast paced action, tight controls and is set in the bodacious 80s. The game features 60 different classes, all of which you can control, exploiting their own attributes, weapons and moves, to present a game of outrageous action and rip roaring brawling at is very best. The game is laced with a comical slant which adds spice and fun with an incredible synth-wave soundtrack that’ll bring players, and their mullets, straight back to the 80s!
In HyperParasite, it’s the dude you control that is packed with the boom, no more scrabbling for weaponry and panicking at a boss encounter. With 60 different characters to take control of, players may snatch the best host body for the scenario and kick butt!
“We’re finally ready to bring everyone kicking and screaming back to the 1980s with HyperParasite on Steam Early Access. It will be available for $8.99 for everyone to enjoy and give us feedback via the Steam forums and our Discord channel!”, said Saverio Caporusso, CEO of Trologbytes Games. “We’re thrilled to also announce we’ll be at EGX Rezzed where members of the press, influencers and fans of the 80s can get hands on with the HyperParasite”.
Exciting Features Include:
– Unique twist on the genre: jump from one host body to another
– 60 different playable character classes, each with their own unique attacks and gameplay style
– Dozens of skills and unique items
– Unique retro 3D-pixelated aesthetic
– Original synth-wave soundtrack with tracks from Van Reese and Joe Kataldo (The Last Night)
– Procedurally generated levels that will challenge even the most seasoned of players
– Two HyperParasites means twice the fun! Co-op mode: how will the humans handle double the threat?