Bullet-hell Shmup 'Starward Rogue' Launches on Xbox Consoles January 25

Originally published at: Bullet-hell Shmup 'Starward Rogue' Launches on Xbox Consoles January 25 - XboxEra

Developers Klabater SA and Arcen Games LLC have announced that the latter company’s bullet hell shmup ‘Starward Rogue’ will be coming to the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, and Xbox consoles on the 25th of January. First released on PC, Starward Rogue immerses players in an enthralling bullet hell twin-stick shooter experience as they navigate the Megalith, a rogue-lite labyrinth embedded in the side of a star.

Players take on the role of a “head in a mech” harvested from the neck of a Space Hydra, armed with a diverse array of weapons, perks, and upgrades. The game has received acclaim for its challenging gameplay and has been favorably compared to titles like Binding of Isaac. Along with the premiere, the DLC – Starward Rogue: AuGMENTED will be released, making the game “bigger, better, and coated with gold”. Newly added Gold Floors mysteriously appear throughout the runs. Inhabited by rare enemies, unique treasures await those who can overcome the challenges within.

Key Features

  • 9 starting mechs with unique abilities, such as time control and shot magnetism.
  • 5 difficulty levels for players of all skill levels.
  • Over 350 items, including active weapons, consumables, and passive upgrades.
  • Over 500 rooms to explore, including the special condemned survival rooms.
  • A comprehensive perk system allowing for varied build diversity.
  • Hidden secrets, including “incredibilities” that significantly alter the gameplay experience.
  • Special DLC – Starward Rogue: AuGMENTED – adding plethora of new golden features

Have a gander at the release trailer and gallery below for more information on Starward Rogue.