Colossatron Release Dateby Daniel Ryan
Halfbrick Studios has announced the release date of its new game, Colossatron: Massive World Threat will be available worldwide December 19th. Launching across both the Apple App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and on Google Play for Android.
We first got a look at Colossatron at PAX Australia this year from the Brisbane based developer of Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride. A Giant robot snake/monster is coming to destroy the city and you must… destroy as much as possible because, YOU ARE COLOSSATRON!
Gameplay is rather simple with an element of strategy for those aiming for higher scores. Colossatron is a rolling fortress composed of multi-colored Powercores – instead of dictating movement, you choose where the cores will be placed and which ones will combine into Supercores.
The cores themselves can be anything from unique weapons, powerups, shields and more. Red, blue and yellow Powercores drop in from space, and players attach them by simply dragging and dropping. The key to victory lies in understanding what the specific functions of each Powercore are, and the benefits of where they are placed.
For example, combining red and blue creates a purple Powercore. Matching three yellows together creates an even more powerful Supercore. Where should the shields be placed? Which power is active for green – proximity repair or plasma cannon? There are thousands of combinations, and each game will play out entirely differently.
Some new information is that there will be seven continents to destroy, each consisting of multiple missions leading up to an all-out assault on the Capital. The fierce military leader (seen in the trailer) General Moustache throws wave after wave of experimental technology and military might onto Colossatron.
How long will you last? Will Action news 6 anchor Rick Dalton cover the great defeat of Colossatron or the welcoming of a new destructive overlord?