Publisher Microids and developer Endroad have released the gameplay reveal trailer and screenshots for UFO Robot Grendizer: The Feast of the Wolves, the upcoming action game based on Go Nagai’s 1975-launched manga series.
Additionally, pre-orders for the standard edition are now available, with limited and collector’s editions planned to be revealed soon. The game will launch for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC via Steam in Q4 2023.
Here is an overview of the game, via Microids:
UFO Robot Grendizer: The Feast of the Wolves will follow the first story arc of the anime series, giving players the chance to revisit the most iconic moments of this epic adventure. Fans of the show will be thrilled to hear that the game will feature the memorable musical themes from the anime, re-orchestrated for an even more immersive experience. These musical themes have been a crucial part of the anime’s success and players will now be able to enjoy them in an interactive way.
Based on the famous anime adapted from Go Nagai’s manga UFO Robot Grendizer, this new action game will grant the nostalgic gamers the chance to play as Duke Fleet and his great robot and enjoy epic adventures. A unique opportunity to dive head first into an iconic pop culture universe filled with bravery, treason and sensational battles!
The cult animated series was one of the first successful exports of Japanese animation at the end of the 70s. We all remember the iconic battles and the Grendizer’s weaponry used to defeat King Vega’s forces, launching attacks on Earth from its secret base hidden on the dark side of the moon. Are you ready for a legendary comeback?
UFO Robot Grendizer: The Feast of the Wolves is being developed by the French development studio Endroad, made up of experienced developers formerly at Ubisoft or Amplitude Studios. Additionally, Philippe “Golgoth71” Dessoly, Ocean Software veteran (where he started in 1989) and Grendizer‘s official artist for five years, will also pitch in to support the creative efforts on the game’s art style.
And here is the official fact sheet:
Following the destruction of the planet Euphor by the Vega Empire, Prince Actarus takes refuge on our planet. Taken in and adopted by Professor Procyon, he lives at the White Birch Ranch. As the invasion of Vega on Earth is imminent, Actarus will defend the planet Earth using Goldorak, the titanic robot hidden deep inside the observatory of Professor Procyon. With the help of Alcor, the prince of Euphor will constantly repel Vega’s attacks and fight against his terrible robots, the Golgoths, sent to destroy him.
Play as Actarus and his colossal robot through epic battles with multiple gameplays: Piloting the “Spazer” (flying module in which Goldorak is housed), vertical shoot-them-up in Alcor’s OVTerrestrial and action/combat in the 3rd person by controlling Goldorak. Use his iconic and devastating attacks to destroy the terrifying Golgoths and save the earth.
Immerse yourself in the skin of Actarus and meet many of the essential characters during dialogue sequences in the iconic environments of the series, faithfully reproduced in the respect of the original series’ designs.
Finally, earn experience points through missions to obtain new abilities and improve your powers.Broadcast in France for over 40 years, the cult animated series Goldorak has marked several generations by its story rich in twists. Millions of people around the world still remember his metamorphoses and his fulguropoings.
- For the first time ever, play as Goldorak and Actarus in this action-adventure game dedicated to the metal colossus.
- Execute and improve the famous attacks of the giant robot. Find all the characters, iconic places and enemies of the TV series.
- A new gaming experience is offered to you thanks to the multiple gameplay phases: action / brawler, third-person shooter, shoot ’em up, and exploration.
- The iconic music of the series has been remastered and will accompany you throughout the game.
Watch the gameplay trailer below. View the screenshots at the gallery.
Gameplay Reveal Trailer