Retina-scorching 2D shoot ’em up Fast Striker blasts onto PlayStation 4 and PS Vita on October 16th

Cross-buy makes home and portable play super-easy for players across the consoles

Hong Kong – October 3rd, 2018 – Retro shmup fans rejoice. Developer NGDEV and publisher eastasiasoft are proud to announce their single-player vertical scrolling shoot ’em up Fast Striker is coming to PlayStation 4 and PS Vita on October 16th in North America and October 17th in Europe with cross-buy support. Fast Striker will also be available in a physical limited edition through Playasia.com.

Fast Striker is a fast-paced, reflex action vertical shmup taking cues from 80s classics of the genre to deliver an eyeball searing slice of sci-fi, mechanised action. With a strong emphasis on its elaborate score system, players must blast their way through six sizzling stages, unforgettable boss encounters and over 40 unique enemy types, all at a gorgeous 60 frames per second.

Fast Striker Trailer

“We’re thrilled to bring our unique twist on the classic vertical shoot ’em up to PlayStation 4 and PS Vita owners,” said René Hellwig, Game Designer at NGDEV. “Fast Striker will test the hand-eye coordination of even the most experienced arcade players.”

Fast Striker will launch on October 16th in North America and October 17th for $6.99 and €6.99 for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita. The physical release of Fast Striker includes a region free physical copy, full-color printed manual, original soundtrack CD, an individually numbered collector’s certificate and a Collector’s box, with a beautifully embossed logo. The physical release of Fast Striker will be available in limited quantities from October 11th from online retailer Play-Asia.com at US $34.99 including shipping.

About Fast Striker
Fast Striker is a 2D vertical shoot’em up. Blast through 6 action-packed stages and encounter huge boss battles. 4 game modes, an elaborate scoring system and adjustable screen & control settings will bring back classic arcade memories.

Features:

  • 6 Stages, including huge boss battles
  • 4 Game modes: Novice, Original, Maniac & Omake
  • Elaborate scoring system
  • Adjustable screen & control settings
  • Constant 60 fps

About NGDEV
NGDEV is an 2D indie game developer founded in 2001, by brothers Timm Hellwig and René Hellwig, who specialize in developing arcade games. The studio has previously released Last Hope, Last Hope: Pink Bullets, Gunlord, NEO XYX, RAZION and in 2018, NGDEV will release the single-player vertical scrolling shoot ’em up Fast Striker on PlayStation 4 and PS Vita.

About Eastasiasoft Limited
Eastasiasoft Limited is an independent, Hong Kong–based developer and publisher of interactive entertainment specializing in video games and related media. Founded in 2007, eastasiasoft has published a diverse variety of titles in digital and physical format. Eastasiasoft is a licensed PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One publisher. Some of eastasiasoft’s recently licensed and published games are Rainbow Skies, Ghost Blade HD, Reverie, Rainbow Moon and the Söldner-X franchise.