SHMUP it Up!
Final Exerion, an updated version of the 1983 arcade shooter ‘Exerion’, is coming to Switch September 21st.
Developed by City Connection and HappyMeal, this version features enhanced graphics, online ranking, and English Language Support.
You can watch a Japanese Trailer for the game above or check out the official overview down below.
Year 3000 of the Integration era. The invasion from outer space of genetically mutant monsters called “Gene Beast” put Earth in unprecedented danger.
As a countermeasure, the Earth Protection Army completed the Ex Fighter, an ultra-state-of-art fighter with forbidden technology excavated from ancient ruins.
Our mission now is to claim Earth back from the Gene Beasts!
Dominate the battlefield with the Ex Cell On system
Master powerful shots with the 7 CELLs.
1.Max out the CELL gauge During a battle, the CELL gauge rises little by little. When the gauge is maxed out, call on a new CELL.
2.The carrier comes out of the base The item carrier comes to you with a countdown. Wait for it to reach you.
3.Carrier’s arrival & Support attack activated! As soon as the carrier arrives, it covers you with fire attacks. You’re invincible so go catch the item you requested!
4.Replace your CELL with the new one and fight! All the 7 CELLs you can randomly get are powerful, although limited in ammo. When you run out of ammo, you can ask for a new CELL to come. Sometimes, running out of ammo can be a good strategy.
- Instruction panel: An instruction panel is available in-game. Just like before in good old game centers.
- Online ranking: In Normal and Hard difficulty, the online ranked mode is available.
- Languages: You can play in Japanese or in English. The demo manga featured in the game is also available in English.
- Volume options: You can change the BGM and SE volume as you like.
What is “Exerion”?
Exerion is an arcade game developed by Jaleco and released in 1983. It was one of Jaleco’s most popular titles, with its three-dimensional scrolling ground that pops out from the background, and its gameplay in which the player shoots at enemies while controlling the inertia of the fighter.
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