Archformer, the latest platform shooter by Gigaswords, has been soft-launched in Finland and Denmark. In this article, we will discuss its features, gameplay and availability. Keep reading to learn more about this action-packed run-and-gun shooter, reminding you of the good old Contra by Konami
About the Game
Take the biggest guns you could imagine, go through the increasingly challenging stages, eliminate all the adversaries, and conquer all the obstacles in your way. Every step of this voyage will build you up, examine you, and demonstrate your prowess in this frightening world! Build the biggest arsenal by upgrading your guns, take out all the mean and powerful Bosses and conquer levels by jumping through the portals you come across. With each step of this scintillating journey towards the highest level, you will become stronger, have yourself tested, and demonstrate your prowess in the deadly world.
Unique Skills and Abilities
Your character is the ultimate shooter equipped with magnificent abilities and weapons which can debilitate even the strongest enemies. Use your power-ups and perks to defeat the strongest of the bosses in-game. You have thousands of combinations to try and create unique ways of attacking the foes. At every stage, you can choose between different abilities and power-ups for use in the next stage. You can choose from many options, such as More damage, Quick Dodge, Long range Damage Buff. It is similar to Contra-style run and games, giving you different buffs to increase your chances of winning against stronger enemies. At every stage, the abilities and buffs start getting stronger, and you can get Volcanic Bullets, Add max HP or even enable Explosive Enemies, which will damage the enemies around the ones you hit. Diagonal and cluster bullets are some of the perks that can be unlocked in later stages to tackle multiple enemies in a single shot.
Collect Coins and Upgrade your Character
Equip your character with the strongest protection gear to maximize and protect your HP against more challenging Bosses towards the end of milestone stages. You can also upgrade your character to boost its strength, damage-dealing capacity, speed, and agility. Throughout your journey through the different levels, you’ll collect coins that can be used to upgrade your arsenal and make it even more deadly.
Unlock New Worlds
As you progress through the game, you’ll unlock multiple stages, increasing in the order of difficulty. After defeating all the final bosses in a world, you can hop on to the subsequent world and start your domination afresh. Four new worlds are waiting to be conquered by a berserker like you and given freedom by the vile monsters in the realm. Use your blasters and buffs to defeat all the robots and filthy bosses in all the worlds to be the ultimate champion Archformer.
Archformer provides the best in-game experience with its vivid graphics and polished animations. It has a beautiful compartment design with a very simple and easy-to-use UI.
Swarm of Monsters and Unique Bosses
You can expect an army of challenging and powerful monsters with vicious capabilities at every game stage. At the end of every stage, you’ll be posed with an ultimate threat overpowering all the monsters you’ve encountered yet, the Boss of the stage. Bosses in every stage differ; some are agile and deal less damage, but some deal tremendous damage and are slow to move. Choose your attack strategy wisely and take advantage of the weakness of every Boss.
When and where will it be Available?
Archformer has soft-launched on January 15, 2023, in Finland and Denmark on Android. Global release is also rumoured to be scheduled later this year.
If you were looking to relive the nostalgia of the console run and gun games such as Contra, Archformer would be a promising addition to your library. I hope you enjoyed reading this update. Follow us for more amazing news from the mobile gaming world.