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Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 Dated, Getting Physical Combo Pack

by Donald Theriault - July 3, 2016, 5:09 pm EDT
Total comments: 4 Source: IntiCreates

The physical pack is published by some folks who know a bit about platforming.

Inti Creates will be dropping a sequel to an eShop hit at the end of September, and a boxed copy will come along for the ride.

At the company's AnimeExpo panel, Inti announced that Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 would release in North America on September 30 in both digital and a physical format. The eShop release will be US$14.99, while a combo package of the first two ASG titles will release the same day for US$29.99.

The special edition physical release will be published by Yacht Club Games, building off their experience with Shovel Knight from last year.


kokumakerJuly 03, 2016

Gunvolt amiibo incoming...??

EnnerJuly 03, 2016

Unless I missed something booting the first game back up after all those updates, it looks like they are adding in the cut in-game dialog in the first Gunvolt.

So great to see IntiCreates get a physical release for Gunvolt 1 and 2. While I didn't give Gunvolt 1 enough time to finish it, I'm interested in seeing how Gunvolt 2 shape up.

ejamerJuly 04, 2016

Azure Striker Gunvolt looks so much cooler than Mighty No. 9 - gameplay might not reach Mega Man quality, but seems pretty good. Getting both Gunvolt games as a combo pack also makes the value solid. I'm interested.

Any chance that Mighty Gunvolt might make it onto the disc as a bonus? Despite having just bashed Mighty No 9 above, it would be awesome to see this small game included. Probably unlikely due to licensing of the extra characters, but maybe the promotional value would be worth it.

Interesting to see a trend where indie games get retail releases - but it's going to force me to think twice before buying digital from now on. Runbow, MineCraft, Shantae, and now this are all examples of games I would/did buy but would rather have on disc.  That's not counting DuckTales or Shovel Knight, or stuff released from Limited Run games - who coincidentally are releasing PS4/Vita discs for Xeodrifter today.  Hmm...

OedoJuly 08, 2016

September's looking like a heck of a month for the 3DS. Dragon Quest VII, Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse, Yo-Kai Watch 2, Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice, Sonic Boom: Fire and Ice (which sounds like it has a chance to not be a complete trainwreck), and now Azure Striker Gunvolt 2. Outside of Ace Attorney, which doesn't have a firm date yet as far as I can tell, all of those are coming out within a two week stretch.

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