Shin'en Multimedia has made a name for itself with pushing superb graphical performances from Nintendo hardware, from Nanostray to Jett Rocket, so the news that the developer is working on Nano Assault for 3DS should have you pricking up your ears.
The fact it's a shoot 'em up set inside a world that resembles electron microscope imagery might also grab your interest, as might the game's StreetPass mode to share unlocked content with other players.
There are no screenshots for Nano Assault yet but we'll bring you them as soon as they arrive. The game is currently down for a release in November 2011.
MAJESCO ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES ‘NANO ASSAULTTM’ FOR NINTENDO 3DS™
Dynamic Shooter Set in a Cellular World Features Unique Aesthetic
EDISON, N.J., April 14, 2011 – Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, announced today Nano Assault™ for the Nintendo 3DS™ system is in development for an expected release this fall. Developed by Shin’en, this fast-paced shooter leaps off the screen with stunning 3D graphics that resemble electron microscope imagery. It’s within this dangerous microscopic world that players will navigate a Nanite ship through a cellular system, maneuvering through alien cell clusters, fighting off infections, and analyzing and destroying the virus’ core to ultimately save humanity.
“Nano Assault’s inspired visual style looks fantastic and is perfectly suited for 3D,” said Jesse Sutton, Chief Executive Officer, Majesco Entertainment. “The game is a fresh approach to the classic shooter, featuring a unique theme, solid depth of play and tight controls. I think this game is going to surprise a lot of people.”
In Nano AssaultTM, players blast their way through 32 twisted cell stages and dark worlds with rugged landscapes that adjust in difficulty based on the player’s skill level. Prepare to battle and defeat extreme nemeses including the Black Nucleus, Hyper Blobs and Spore Plants using powerful beams, energetic bombs and other unlockable assault weapons. To ensure successful missions, players can clone and respawn themselves to continue the journey anytime. Special features include Missions Mode, an unlockable arcade style cell stage where players must beat the clock by destroying the most enemies, and Hall of Fame, a bragging rights leaderboard where players can publish and compare high level scores with friends. Additionally, players will be able to use the StreetPass™ feature to trade unlocked content.
Nano AssaultTM for Nintendo 3DS is expected to release this fall.