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Super Nano Blaster, Ankama's Retro Shoot 'Em Up, Is Coming to Steam

Retro shmup confirmed for next week after successful turn on Ankama Launcher.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

We've got some news about the shoot 'em up by 3.5 Inch Team, published by Ankama Games. After being released on the Ankama Launcher and taking part in the Steam Next Fest, Super Nano Blaster is finally entering the big league. Now, fans of the genre will be able to explore this digital retro universe at the helms of their ships on Steam, the online content distribution platform.

Roubaix, April 25, 2022: Tuesday, May 3. The date has been set for the launch of Super Nano Blaster on Steam. After first experiencing this assertively retro universe through a demo at the Steam Next Fest, players will be able to continue their space-technology adventures directly on Steam.

This extra step for the vertical shoot 'em up gave us the chance to make a few improvements. Notable new features include a mirror effect that replaces the black strips on both sides of the screen, and most importantly, a brand-new ship.

To enrich the game's shoot 'em up action-oriented gameplay, its Steam version will offer many achievements to unlock and challenges to complete.

Super Nano Blaster is a single and multiplayer shoot 'em up for PC and Mac that immerses players in an old-school adventure – one that is deep inside technology, no less – where skill and speed might just save them from certain death. At the helm of ships with multiple abilities, they must react quickly to blow the waves of opponents invading the screen to smithereens.

Super Nano Blaster will be available on Steam at a launch price of €7.90 instead of €9.90.

About the Ankama Group

Ankama is an independent company that creates, publishes and distributes works of entertainment worldwide. From video games to board games, and animation to manga, it controls the production chain of its creations from A to Z. Known for its MMORPGs and the animated series DOFUS and WAKFU, part of a vast universe called the Krosmoz, it released its first full-length feature film in 2016, DOFUS – Book I: Julith.  Its many other creations include: the Krosmaster Arena board game and figurines; the mobile video games Tactile Wars, King Tongue, DOFUS Pogo, Nindash and WAKFU: The Brotherhood for smartphones and tablets; and manga and graphic novels such as Mutafukaz, Shangri-La, City Hall, Radiant, and Freaks' Squeele. Indeed, since 2004, the Ankama teams have been applying the principles of transmedia and creating universes that they develop through multiple stories in multiple media, thereby offering their communities of players, readers and spectators a full and immersive narrative experience across all popular platforms. At Ankama, every story is unique, but they are all interconnected. To get an idea of what's going on at Ankama, take a look at: DOFUS Touch, the tablet and smartphone version of DOFUS, released in late 2016; Krosmaga, the collectible card game combining combat and strategy; Season 3 of the animated series WAKFU, aired on France 4 and Netflix France in 2017 (and worldwide from April 2018); and the movie MUTAFUKAZ with Orelsan, Gringe, and Redouanne Harjane, released on the big screen in France on May 23, 2018.

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