Our easy to play hard to master space blaster, Super Mega Space Blaster Special Turbo, launches on Nintendo Switch™ and PS4™ on 14th January 2020. The Nintendo Switch™ pre-purchase has been confirmed and begins on 1st November 2019 with a 21 day early-bird 10% discount. Check out the trailer and get ready for some space blasting action on your console of choice.
From the Small-Screen to the Big-Screen
The Nintendo Switch™ version of Super Mega Space Blaster Special Turbo takes advantage of some of the console’s amazing features. The game can be played in handheld mode, table-top mode, and TV mode. This means that you can blast those aliens on the train in handheld mode and seamlessly continue your space blasting on your 1080p TV once back at home.
2 Players, One Joy-Con Each
The game supports 2 player local cooperative and competitive play with a single set of Joy-Cons. This allows you to use the Joy-Cons in horizontal mode to control the space blasters. Because of the lack of a right-stick on a single Joy-Con if a space blaster has turrets its turrets will not be controllable and will always shoot forward adding another fun way to play. The game supports the Nintendo Switch Pro controller and can be played 2 player with any combination of Joy-Cons and Pro controllers. When using a Pro controller or two Joy-Cons together turrets will be controllable so selecting a space blaster with a turret turns the game into a twin stick shooter.
Feel My Rumble
The game makes use of the Nintendo Switch’s HD Rumble feature bringing haptic feedback to the game. This means that the vibrations feel amazing giving different sensations for explosions, lasers shots, and getting hit. The game also supports the Nintendo cloud save feature. This allows Nintendo Switch Online members to back-up there game saves to the cloud.
Exclusive Space Blasters All Round
Both the Nintendo Switch™ and the PS4™ versions of Super Mega Space Blaster Special Turbo have console exclusive space blasters to unlock. The Switch’s exclusive ship is quite unusual with two offset turrets and a front cannon. The turrets are both controlled via the right stick (if you have one) and all guns fire at once. This means that the ship has some serious fire power. We’ll leave the rest of the ship’s attributes for you to discover as you progress through the game.
A Super Mega Massive Game
As well as all the Nintendo Switch™ specific features the game also has loads of new content. With 5 game modes, 15 space blasters to unlock, a massive shop, upgradable power-ups, warp-engines, more music, and loads more – Super Mega Space Blaster Special Turbo truly is the definitive version of the easy to play hard to master space blaster. The Nintendo Switch™ pre-purchase starts on 1st of November 2019. The game blasts on to the Nintendo eShop and PlayStation Store on 14th January 2020. Let us know what you think of the ‘turbo’ version on Twitter, we always love a bit of feedback.
I’ve better get back to adding the finishing touches to Super Mega Space Blaster Special Turbo on Switch and PS4™ . Its nearly time to get back to some game dev on our other console title. Can’t wait to jump back in on The Flawless: Arts Tale and expand the Flawless world of cats. See you in space, happy blasting! To keep up to date with everything BKD join the Discord: discord.gg/J4ynrFD or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
Ste Wilson is a director, game developer, and programmer at Bare Knuckle Development Ltd. When not coding away on BKD games he can be found playing video games on console and PC. He also makes music under the music maker name of ‘Electric Fan Death’ and loves playing guitar, writing tunes, and producing music.
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