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Dream Trigger Will Blow 3DS Up with its Sonar Attacks

Posted by James Newton

Sounds, good

If there's one genre the DS never got quite right it's the humble shoot 'em up: while Nanostray and sequel Nanostray 2 were decent outings, they were merely stars in a dark night. 3DS might not suffer the same fate if D3Publisher has its say, as the company announces Dream Trigger 3D for 3DS.

An arcade-style shooter that lets players use sonar to identify enemies and blow them up, this could be a welcome addition to the 3DS's line-up. There are currently no images or videos for the game, but we'll pass them on when they arrive.

D3Publisher Announces Dream Trigger™ 3D for the Nintendo 3DS™ Handheld System

All-New Nintendo 3DS Arcade Shooter Features Visually Stunning Environments That Explode Off the Screen in 3D

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--D3Publisher (D3P), a publisher and developer of interactive entertainment software, confirmed its support today for the Nintendo 3DS™ handheld system and announced Dream Trigger 3D. Dream Trigger 3D is a completely original arcade shooter in which players use sonar to detect sound to expose colorful enemies and blast them into explosive 3D patterns. The introduction of the new Nintendo 3DS system will allow players to experience an arcade shooter with a whole new visual perspective never before seen on a handheld.

“We are excited to confirm the development of Dream Trigger 3D as the first of many upcoming video games from D3Publisher for the Nintendo 3DS handheld system”

Dream Trigger 3D features over 50 stages that will hypnotize players with a seamless combination of stunning visuals and explosive arcade shooter action. The visuals are set to a dynamic multi-track musical score providing an unparalleled immersive experience as players destroy enemies, dodge attacks and move through a variety of layered environments that explode off the screen in 3D.

“We are excited to confirm the development of Dream Trigger 3D as the first of many upcoming video games from D3Publisher for the Nintendo 3DS handheld system,” said Yoji Takenaka, President and Chief Executive Officer of North America, D3P. “Dream Trigger 3D perfectly captures the system’s graphical strengths and combines it with stellar arcade shooter gameplay that new owners of the Nintendo 3DS handheld system will not be able to put down.”

Dream Trigger 3D is under development by Art Co. Ltd. and is currently rated “RP” (Rating Pending) by the ESRB.

[via businesswire.com]

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User Comments (13)

FonistofCruxis

#6

FonistofCruxis said:

If it's 3dsware then it's the only 3dsware game announced so far. Hopefully this means it will be a 3dsware launch game.

SilverBaretta

#9

SilverBaretta said:

"An arcade-style shooter that lets players use sonar to identify enemies and blow them up,"

That's one cool mechanic for a shoot-'em-up. :)

LuWiiGi

#10

LuWiiGi said:

If devs get the graphics, controls and online play right, shmups on 3DS could be fantastic.

DESTROYA

#11

DESTROYA said:

Never enough good shooters! These games are perfect on a handheld even better with a actual slide pad.

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