VASARA Collection: QUByte and Chorus are bringing the classic Shoot’em up back home

QUByte Interactive is pleased to announce it has partnered with Chorus Worldwide for the distribution of Shoot ’Em Up VASARA Collection for Nintendo Switch, PS4T and Xbox One in Japan.

Back in March, 2018 QUByte Interactive announced the company had acquired development and publishing rights to VASARA, a Shoot’em Up franchise originally developed by Visco Corporation in 2000, with its sequel, VASARA 2, released in 2001.

Formerly exclusive to Japanese Arcades, QUByte is developing a collection of the two original VASARA games, with exclusive new content, for Switch, PS4, PSVita, Xbox One, PC and Mac in early 2019 as ‘VASARA Collection’.
VASARA Collection Teaser: https://youtu.be/R3R0lFPzy94

About VASARA

For the very first time, highly acclaimed Japanese Arcade Shoot’em Ups – VASARA (2000) and VASARA 2 (2001) – are made available to the whole world via this package: VASARA COLLECTION!

Science Fiction meets History in these arcade classics which take place in an alternate timeline Feudal Japan where technologically advanced weaponry and equipment are a reality, and heroes use flying motorcycles with amazing firepower and fierce melee weapons to destroy their enemies.

The late ruler of Japan, Hideyoshi Hashiba, has just died and Ieyasu Tokugawa is planning on taking over. The protagonists must battle their way through a series of warlords sent by Tokugawa in order to keep him from succeeding.

Fight against warships, battle tanks, giant robots, evil soldiers and rogue Samurais to prevent 1600’s Japan from being taken over by tyrannical forces.

The highly skill-based gameplay keeps you at the edge of your seat at all times. Try and stay alive on this frantic game where everyone, and everything, is out to kill you!

Main features:
– PlayStation TV/ Vita TV support (includes 2-Player Co-Op);
– Tate Mode/ Vertical Mode support;
– 9 playable characters inspired by real Japanese historical figures;
– Sci-Fi meets Feudal Japan in this retelling of historical battles;
– Fight Robots and Samurais using traditional shooting and powerful melee attacks;
– Heavily skill-based gameplay for Experts;
– Easy Mode for Starters;
– Branching Paths and Multiple Endings according to your characters and in-game actions;

For more information, please visit: http://www.qubyteinteractive.com/games/vasara/

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!

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