Publisher Digerati and developer Fantastico Studio have announced that side scrolling shmup Black Paradox is leaving Steam Early access (2nd May) and is also heading to consoles on the following dates PlayStation 4 on 30th April/1st May (NA/EU respectively), and Xbox One and Nintendo Switch on 3rd May.
More info can be found below, while the trailer can be watched here: https://youtu.be/eNVoyS5xW3g
During its time in Early Access, Black Paradox has garnered an 8.5/10 positive rating on Steam, praised by users for its intense boss fights and side-scrolling action, variety of enemies, weapons and upgrades, and stylish 80s-infused aesthetic and powerful retro soundtrack.
“Flying space cars, masked bounty hunters and big bad bosses. All spiced up with pixel art and a synth-wave soundtrack. That’s what we wanted to bring to our game with Black Paradox!” Enthuses Fantastico Studio CEO, Daniele Bianchini. “We think the roguelite shoot ’em up genre hasn’t been explored enough and Black Paradox brings a fresh take on it.”
About the game
Black Paradox is a fast-paced roguelite shoot ’em up. Unleash an arsenal of weapons, power-ups, drones, and other upgrades to survive waves of enemies, against a backdrop of vibrant pixel art and synth-wave soundtrack. As the infamous bounty hunter Black Paradox, travel through space and defeat the most dangerous criminal organization in the galaxy: the Hellraisers and its seven lieutenants.
Enter the cockpit, ready your weapons, and prepare for the ultimate galactic showdown.
- 20 weapons, 37 powerups, 13 deadly drones, 8 amazing power-up combos, and the ultimate space-bending move: the “Black Paradox”
- 62 different enemies, each with its own attack patterns
- 14 deadly bosses with unique attacks + 1 secret boss
- Upgrade your stats and unlock new powers
- 2 player local co-op
- Amazing pixel art, awesome synth-wave soundtrack
- Extra hardcore boss rush mode to unlock