[Kickstarter page] Announced just a couple of days ago, Japanese developer CyberStep has announced a Kickstarter project to launch the global version for CosmicBreak 2. This is the direct sequel of the highly popular online anime shooter, CosmicBreak, which was playable in Japan since 2008. Funds from Kickstarter will be used to fund hardware and further develop the game.
CosmicBreak 2 is a fast-paced action game that pits teams of players against each other in arena combat. With traditional FPS-style controls and gamepad support, the game is both easy to learn and hard to master. Whether if you prefer to get up close and physical or the type that prides themselves on their ability to pick targets off from afar, there’s a weapon and frame to fit the play style.
The game takes place in a universe inhabited primarily by highly advanced mechanical lifeforms known as “Cosmoloids” and organic lifeforms known as “Humanoids.” Players will assume control of these 2 lifeforms and compete in the Cosmic League to win the ultimate prize – a Cosmo Piece.
CosmicBreak 2 features a variety of stages upon which the Cosmic League battles are held, each with their own unique appeal and mechanics. Players will be able to freely traverse each of these stages, using the terrain to their advantage. Whereas flying types will be able to simply soar over and around most obstacles, speedy ground types can jump off of walls to reach higher positions.
Many objects found within stages may be destroyed if they take enough damage. Map hazards and other random events will require players to stay on their toes while manoeuvring through the stage. Once enough time has elapsed, a meteor might come crashing down instead, dealing stage-wide damage and altering the terrain for the remainder of the battle.