GIGANTIC ARMY – Retro Side-Scrolling Mech Shooter – Now Available On Steam

Nyu Media has announced that its side-scrolling mech shooter GIGANTIC ARMY makes its Steam debut today with a slew of new features and bonus items priced, only $5.99.

The Steam version adds 42 achievements, Steam trading cards, a Linux version, and a printable retro-style DVD case insert and CD/DVD label file, allowing gamers to extend GIGANTIC ARM Y’s glorious retro goodness into physical reality.

GIGANTIC ARMY brings the side-scrolling mech shooting of 16-bit era classics like Cybernator/Assault Suits Valken, Mech Warrior, and Front Mission: Gun Hazard into 2014 with gloriously crafted backdrops, fluidly realized sprites, massive enemy bosses, and solid, weighty gameplay.

Here are the game’s key features:

  • 6 stages of intense mech-shooting action!

  • 12 mid and end level bosses of gargantuan proportions to take down!

  • 4 difficulty modes from ‘Easy’ to ‘Insane’ to cater for all skill levels!

  • Customizable weapons load-out to suit your play style!

  • Dash, thrusters and shield give your mech satisfying manoeuvrability and defensive options!

  • Rebalanced gameplay from the original Japanese version!

  • New to the Steam version: 42 achievements, Steam Trading Cards, and a Linux version!

  • The Steam version also includes bonus exclusive retro packaging assets to create your own physical version!

  • Outstanding value: only $5.99!


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