Side-scrollers are cool. Side-scrolling MOBAs have got to be intense. Hyper Universe is coming and looks to be a good one. How do I know? It has a huge Frosty the Snowman, among other quirky weirdness.
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Shaking up the MOBA genre with a unique new twist, Nexon America today announced it will bring Hyper Universe to North America, Latin America, Europe and Oceania in 2017. Combining the gameplay of a side-scrolling action platformer with the highly strategic, team-oriented gameplay found in a MOBA, Hyper Universe reimagines a popular genre to deliver action-oriented mayhem. Jump into the stylized fray in the first trailer for Hyper Universe: https://youtu.be/B6SINDKIXT4.
In Hyper Universe, players will take control of one of a multitude of battle-ready “Hypers” and use their insane abilities to defeat the opposing team and bring about victory. Taking many shapes and sizes, the Hypers range from a mage who rains down giant snowmen on his enemies, to a mongoose riding astride an armored rhinoceros, to a tentacled Admiral with the power of the kraken at his call, and more! The distinctive playable characters, inspired by legendary icons in popular culture, fall into a diverse set of both new and traditional MOBA roles to create a frenetic battlefield filled with a wealth of crazy techniques and exhibitions of skill.
Played using a two-handed keyboard control scheme, Hyper Universe challenges players with five turrets to dominate and defend across multi-level, side-scrolling maps, as they dash and jump across the game to save the universe.
Cwavesoft Inc. is an independent game studio located in Seoul, South Korea. Our purpose is to create a new and fun experience for gamers with our games born from our CREATIVITY & CHALLENGE (spirit), and to CHANGE the world with the experience. Hyper Universe is the very first work of Cwavesoft Inc.
About Nexon America Inc. http://www.nexon.net
Nexon America Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEXON Co., Ltd. (“Nexon”) (3659.TO) a worldwide leader in online games. Based in Los Angeles, Nexon America was founded in 2005 to bring the best of online entertainment to the North American audience. The company’s growing library of titles includes fan-favorites MapleStory, the classic side-scrolling MMORPG, and Vindictus, an action-packed combat MMO. New titles now in open beta include Riders of Icarus, a mount-taming MMO that allows players to fly and fight on the backs of dragons; and First Assault, a first-person shooter based on the critically acclaimed “Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex” IP. Upcoming titles from Nexon America include LawBreakers, the first title from Cliff Bleszinski’s studio Boss Key Productions; and an unannounced title from QC Games.