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Narrative-driven Shoot ’em Up, Defenders of Ekron, Launches in Asia on March 9

eastasiasoft Limited, the independent developer and publisher of interactive entertainment, is excited to launch Defenders of Ekron, the narrative-driven 2D shoot ‘em up from Chile-based In Vitro Games for the PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system in Asia on March 9, 2018.

Defend the Technocratic Republic of Ekron by mastering your mech with 360° shooting range, special shots, powerful shield and upgradeable combat modes! Unearth Ekron’s plentiful dark secrets with a variety of unique scenarios to discover and exploration modes to analyze the environment. But be careful, as the lines between right and wrong slowly blur with each new discovery. Listen to your instincts, because revolution starts from within.

The Asia release is the definitive edition, containing the latest patches and updates. This includes a new Easy Mode, Boss Rush Mode and the Invaders of Ekron 8-bit style vertical shoot ‘em up mini game!

Defenders of Ekron will launch digitally on the PlayStation® Store in Asia for US$14.99. PlayStation Plus subscribers can enjoy a 20% discount during the first two weeks after launch.

The physical Limited Edition of Defenders of Ekron will also be available in extremely limited quantities for US$29.99, exclusively from online retailer Play-Asia.com. A reservation list has been opened so you can secure your physical copy today. Limited to just 1500pcs, the Limited Edition will contain the following items:

  • A physical copy of the game (region free)
  • An original soundtrack CD
  • An individually numbered collector’s certificate
  • A collector’s box (with a beautifully embossed logo)

The latest Defenders of Ekron trailer can be viewed below. Further information on Defenders of Ekron can be found on the game’s official website.

About Defenders of Ekron

Defenders of Ekron is a narrative-driven game that mixes the classic action of a shoot ‘em up with the exploration of an adventure game, including dungeons, culminating in a memorable sci-fi experience!

You take the role of Eneas, a young and bold cadet who has trained his entire life to pilot his Anakim, an advanced mech capable of absorbing and transforming surrounding energy into special abilities. However, when disaster strikes, Eneas is forced to join an experimental program to face the Renegades, a group of rogue Anakim pilots that threaten to destroy the nation through civil war.

Defend the Technocratic Republic of Ekron by mastering your mech with 360° shooting range, special shots, powerful shield and upgradeable combat modes! Unearth Ekron’s plentiful dark secrets with a variety of unique scenarios to discover and exploration modes to analyze the environment. But be careful, as the lines between right and wrong slowly blur with each new discovery. Listen to your instincts, because revolution starts from within.

Defenders of Ekron Features:

  • Play through the story mode and enjoy an innovative mix of adventure and shoot ‘em up genres.
  • Complete challenges and replay previous missions to earn Oxus.
  • Improve your Anakim by spending your Oxus on new weapons, armor and other upgrades.
  • Build and update your database with information about enemies, useful objects and more.
  • Unlock Bosh Rush Mode and replay all boss encounters.
  • Unlock Invaders of Ekron, an 8-bit style vertical shoot ‘em up mini game!

About eastasiasoft

Eastasiasoft Limited is an independent, Hong Kong–based developer and publisher of interactive entertainment specializing in video games and related media. Founded in 2007, eastasiasoft has published a diverse variety of titles in digital and physical format. Eastasiasoft is a licensed PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One publisher. Some of eastasiasoft’s recently licensed and published games are Cursed Castilla, Ghost Blade HD, Unepic, Rainbow Moon and the Söldner-X franchise.

About In Vitro Games

In Vitro Games is a video game development studio based in Santiago, Chile, that strives for passion, talent, ambition and perseverance.

About Play-Asia.com

Play-Asia.com was established in 2002 and is the leading independent retailer, providing outstanding customer experience, large variety of genuine products and global fulfillment.

 

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