Indie developer Graphite Lab has announced that the run-and-gun 2D platformer Hive Jump will launch on Nintendo Switch on January 11, 2019 digitally via the Nintendo eShop for $9.99.
About the game
In the 24th century, humanity is at war with a hostile alien race. Outnumbered a million to one, mankind’s only hope of survival is the J.U.M.P. Corps.
You and your friends assume the role of JUMPERS, and blast your way through subterranean alien hives in chaotic run-and-gun 2D platforming action. Up to 4 Players band together (Local Multiplayer) to kill aliens, avoid traps, collect treasures and lost relics. Win the final battle against the hive queen to save the galaxy.
- Action Platforming:
Engage swarms of aliens in frenetic combat. Avoid traps, withstand ambushes, discover treasures, rescue survivors, and more.
- Procedural Levels:
Jump into procedurally generated alien hives. Level modifiers like dark levels keep you on your toes and offer constantly new challenges to overcome.
- Upgradeable Sci-Fi Weapons:
Pulverize aliens with pulse rifles, flamethrowers, and a variety of experimental bombs and weapons.
- Co-op Multiplayer:
Play single player, or 2-4 player local co-op
Check out the Hive Jump Screenshots: