Atari has announced Gravitar: Recharged, a retro shooter that will launch on Switch on June 2nd, 2022. Featuring both single player and co-op gameplay, the game is said to be a return to the "golden age of gaming" and joins the publisher's Atari Recharged series as its sixth entry.
Here's a breakdown of the game from Atari:
You’re again transported to the golden age of gaming in Atari’s sixth installment in the popular Atari Recharged series. This time, you’re a fearless ship captain tasked with exploring galaxies far off in the depths of outer space with the option of enlisting a co-pilot via local co-op! Blast off with all-new power-ups, special abilities, and more all against beautifully detailed spacey environments and backdrops, to the beat of a fresh original soundtrack by award-winning recording artist Megan McDuffee.
- Fly from planet to planet and progress through ever-more-challenging solar systems in a quest to get home in Arcade Mode
- Take on 24 distinct missions, aiming to climb global leaderboards and assert yourself as the ultimate space adventurer, or connect your player two and strategize together
- Utilizing the tech at your disposal, make use of your tractor beam to grab power-ups including homing missiles and electrifying EMP disruptors
- Bop your head through groovy missions and funky galaxies with an original score by award-winning recording artist Megan McDuffee
Gravitar: Recharged will join fellow 'Recharged' titles including Breakout: Recharged, Asteroids: Recharged, Centipede: Recharged, Black Widow: Recharged, and Missile Command: Recharged. All entries are available on Switch.
This looks like it might be quite a relaxing shooter. What do you make of this announcement from Atari? Let us know in the comments.