Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 Launches for Steam on June 22

Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 Launches for Steam on June 22 - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 06 June 2020 / 690 Views

Developer Inti Creates announced the 2D high speed, old-school style side-scrolling action game, Azure Striker Gunvolt 2, will launch for Windows PC via Steam on June 22. 

The game is available now for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo 3DS.

View a trailer of the game below:

Here is an overview of the game:

The 2D high speed, old-school style side-scrolling action that you remember from Azure Striker Gunvolt is back! In this game, Gunvolt’s rival Copen from the first installment returns to the fray as a playable character!

Key Features:

  • Prevasion – This ability allows Gunvolt to neutralize enemy attacks at the cost of his EP energy. Copen also has an ability exactly like this.
  • Kudos – Kudos is a point system that increases whenever you deal damage to an enemy. Whenever you take damage, your Kudos are reduced to zero. When activating a save point, using a special skill or clearing a mission, Kudos are converted into bonus points.
  • The Muse’s Song – For as long as you can maintain 1000 or more Kudos, the BGM will change and Lumen AKA The Muse (or in Copen’s story, Lola) will sing for you!
  • Anthem – When Gunvolt or Copen’s HP reaches 0, the Muse’s power can bring them back to life, with additional power-ups. In that state, the BGM will change to the Muse’s song.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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1 Comments

Spike0503 (on 06 June 2020)

I remember this game. I've always thought the protagonist kinda looks like an anime-Cloud Strife with Edward Elric's braid, lol.