Velocity 2X Lands On Nintendo Switch Next Month

Curve Digital today announced that it is bringing FutureLab’s shoot ’em up hybrid Velocity 2X to Nintendo Switch in August 2018.

Velocity 2X debuted in 2014 on PS Vita and PS4, before launching on Xbox One, PC, Mac and Linux the following year. This will be the first time a Velocity title has appeared on a Nintendo platform.

Abducted by a race of hostile aliens, Lt. Kai Tana must use her quick reflexes and the teleporting power of the Quarp Jet to free her fellow prisoners and find a way home. Swapping back and forth between top-down vertical shoot ‘em up and side-scrolling action platformer, Velocity 2X blends two unique styles of fast-paced, frenetic gameplay into one incredible experience.

Features

  • High-energy Adventure:
    Players must pilot the Quarp Jet through dangerous territory, using a variety of weapons and teleporting technology. Then dock your ship and advance through side-scrolling missions to defeat the evil alien race from within!
  • Speed Runner’s Dream:
    Use Speed Boost pads, on-foot teledash and cybernetic sprints to make it through the game faster!
  • Over 50 Dynamic Levels:
    Using the Quarp technology, navigate Lt. Tana through hours of gameplay that increases in speed and difficulty as you advance.
  • High Re-playability:
    Compete against your friends to see who can have the top score! Ranked leaderboards let speed runners compete for fastest time, highest completion percentage and highest overall score!
  • Neon Future:
    Take players to the stars with colorfully bold visual effects and a pulsing electronic soundtrack co-created by award-winning game composer Joris de Man.
  • Daily Challenge:
    Come back daily for exclusive new maps, complete with their own leaderboards!

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