Hacker-inspired arcade shooter has rocketed onto the handheld console.
Kongregate has teamed up with the indie developers Antab Studio to launch the vibrant GRIDD: Retroenhanced on the Nintendo Switch. This marks the second Switch release for Kongregate and the first for the Italian indie developer, Antab Studio.
GRIDD: Retroenhanced is an intense arcade-style shoot ’em up heavily influenced by ’80s hacker culture and cyberpunk. Players will fly their ships through a computer system filled with an evolving set of glowing gates, obstacles, and enemies as they attempt to take down an unrelenting security mainframe in a nod to previous rogue computers of the cinema world. With its pulsing synthwave soundtrack by Melbourne-based musician Dream Fiend, and its early home computing style, GRIDD takes a classic era and evolves it into a modern arcade experience.
“GRIDD: Retroenhanced is the result of a generation of kids growing up in arcades,” said John Cooney, Senior BD Manager at Kongregate. “It’s fun to watch the team get inspiration for Switch features from classic Nintendo products and game design.”
Players can launch their craft in GRIDD: Retroenhanced now, available on Nintendo Switch for $11.99.
Kate has been gaming since she could control a mouse. In addition to having a penchant for indie games, Kate had a World of Warcraft account when she was far too young, and has a weakness for any game with ‘RPG’ in the description.