Artex Games announced their upcoming shoot’em up will be available on PC and the Nintendo Switch simultaneously next year.
It isn’t a surprise Nintendo saw Iro Hero as a perfect match for their system – the contrasting red and blue spaceships resemble the iconic Joy-Con colors.
Iro Hero is a throwback to classic vertical shoot-’em-ups of days past. It pays tribute to Ikaruga, originally released for arcades in 2001, with its own twist on the color polarity system. Players must think fast as they change the color of their ship to absorb enemy attacks and interact with puzzles. The game will feature nine worlds, three final bosses, and enemies with hundreds of unique behaviors.
Artex Games stated the game should arrive during the first quarter of 2018, so you won’t have to wait long to try it out. In the meantime, you can watch the teaser from their alpha below.