Vaporum: Lockdown for Switch launches March 22

PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions due out later in 2021.

Vaporum: Lockdown

Dungeon RPG Vaporum: Lockdown will launch for Switch via the Nintendo eShop on March 22 for $21.99, developer Fatbot Games announced.

Vaporum: Lockdown, a prequel to Vaporum, first launched for PC via Steam, GOG, and the Humble Store in September 2020. As previously announced, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions will follow sometime in 2021.

Here is an overview of the game, via Nintendo.com:

Grid-based dungeon crawler RPG in an original steampunk setting. Follow the story of a scientist trying to escape a tower, a place of a secret research project gone wrong.

Vaporum: Lockdown, a prequel to Vaporum, is a grid-based dungeon crawler RPG in an original steampunk setting, inspired by old-school classics of the genre. Follow the story of Ellie Teller, a scientist struggling to survive disastrous events that happened in the tower of Arx Vaporum.

  • First-person real-time combat
  • Unique Stop Time Mode
  • Puzzles and level-wide objectives
  • Gadget-based RPG system
  • Lots of exploration, loot, and character customization
  • Mysterious storyline filled with secrets
  • Fully voiced main characters
  • Immersive steampunk setting

You will encounter nasty enemies with unique strengths and attack patterns. To beat them, you will have to employ a broad array of weapons, gadgets, upgrades, and smart tactics.

Fortunately, there’s plenty of powerful toys to play with. Many different weapon types, each with a specific use, synergistic armor pieces, gadgets that allow you to raise your own army of underlings or to manipulate the battlefield, boosters, and more.

Prepare to solve many kinds of puzzles and hazards, using various interactive elements, which will test both your wits and reflexes. The overall storyline will have you piecing together a solution to the main obstacle, where the individual pieces are spread over several levels. You will learn a lot about the world and its inhabitants through voiced dialogs, phonodiaries, and written notes.

Watch a new trailer below.

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