“Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX” getting an English-language release this September

Inti Create’s side-scrolling action platformer Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX is getting an English-language Switch release in Southeast Asia this September.

Here’s the official breakdown and key features of the game:

Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX takes place in the universe of the Azure Striker Gunvolt (2014) and Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 (2016) titles.

Since its inception, the Gunvolt series has become known amongst fans for its high-speed, stylish 2D action. This game will see series rival / anti-hero Copen take the lead and push the series’ speed and intensity to the next level, all the while keeping the game accessible to new fans. “Experience the apeX of 2D action” with Luminous Avenger iX.

Key Features

• Abilities to support a wide variety of players! – “Prevasion”, which can completely nullify damage, and “Anthem”, which returns players from death in a powered-up state, are just some of the abilities which can help new players experience Luminous Avenger iX. Experienced players can enjoy scoring “Kudos” by racking up combos while avoiding damage, a thrilling way to play to challenge the game’s stages

• Upgraded to take advantage of the newest hardware! – Your partner robot Lola transforms mid-mission! In this state, Lola brings her powerful songs directly into the game, pumping up the action! The sound and graphical effects are the most dazzling in Inti Creates history!

• An intricate score system made for sharing! – Scores are displayed after each mission on a result card. Higher scores will display a more tricked-out card, perfect for sharing on social media for bragging rights!


Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX will be available for Nintendo Switch on 24 September. If you preorder the multi-language edition through Play-Asia, you will receive a day-1 bonus DLC Outfit. There is currently no word on a western release.

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