TOMAGameStudio has announced that the vertically scrolling shoot’ em up Overdriven Reloaded: Special Edition is coming to Nintendo Switch on December 31, 2018 in Europe and on January 10, 2019 in North America digitally via the Nintendo eShop.
Overdriven Reloaded: Special Edition relives the pleasures of arcade shoot’em ups with plenty of game modes, playable up to 4 players in local co-op.
In addition to the Story mode, in which the progression is done by finding hidden items, and to the Arcade mode in which the game is fully playable at once but with only 3 continues, the Manic mode proposes to play with a higher difficulty, without any health bar, and a higher number of available continues. In order to achieve the 1CC coveted by the fans of the genre.
The Line mode offers to players the possibility to fight an enemies horde, trying to reach a line which go up progressively. If an Enemy join the line or if the line reach the top of the screen, the player lose the game. Each enemy killed will make the line to go down a bit.
Match-3 puzzles in a Bullet Hell?!
More than fifty puzzle maps propose a Match 3 with bullets gameplay. To switch the color of the ship and of its bullets will change the color of a block when firing on it. Align 3 blocks vertically or horizontally will make it disappear. If a color is taken by a player, other players can’t take the same color. So, in a cooperative game, players have to be coordinated.
- 7 Game modes (Boss Rush mode is unlockable)
- 10 Stages
- 3 spaceships (1 unlockable)
- 1 Great Rock Soundtrack tailored for the game
- 7 challenges
- 4 difficulties,
- 50 alien artifacts to find,
- Local leaderboards for each game Mode
- 70 In-Game Achievements
- 10 space cows to save
Check out the Overdriven Reloaded: Special edition Switch Trailer: