It’s Macross to bear
Last year, Seattle-based developer 17-Bit released GALAK-Z: Variant S, a free-to-play Switch sequel to its much-loved 2015 PS4 game GALAK-Z: The Dimensional. While Variant S was reasonably well-received, its freemium-style timers and more restrictive stages meant most fans of the original felt this Switch follow-up was a...
GALAK-Z: The Void: Deluxe Edition Guides
Shoot 'em up, all of 'em
The humble shoot ‘em up has been a staple genre ever since the very beginning of video games when Spacewar! laid down the basic groundwork in 1962. No, that is not a typo; in the year that Marilyn Monroe died and The Beatles recorded ‘Love Me Do’, some boffins at MIT were busy inventing video games. Of course, it...
About The Game
This critic's choice has been retooled to create the ultimate version for the Nintendo Switch.
'80s spaceship anime and arcade-gaming meld with ultra-modern physics and A.I. in a skill-demanding, procedurally generated rogue-lite adventure! Be the hero in a world that oozes classic Saturday morning anime but plays like a tough, modern, tactical shooter. Try to survive the hostile environments of deep space, battling warring factions full of unique and cunning enemies. Unlock ever more powerful upgrades as you learn the secret of the GALAK-Z, and die and die again as you valiantly struggle to become the ultimate pilot – finally good enough to beat what GALAK-Z throws at you!
- New Mode: The Void allows endless gameplay, Online Leaderboards, and a Daily Challenge
- Advanced enemy A.I. for intense dogfights
- Exclusive Guest Star: Juan from Guacamelee featured as an enemy unit
- Arcade Mode for the faint of heart who don't dare the rogue-lite approach
GALAK-Z is playable in TV mode, Handheld mode, or Tabletop mode and supports HD Rumble, Nintendo Switch Pro Controller, and Joy-Con controllers.