Null Drifter Heads to Xbox, PS4, Switch

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

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Minimalist bullet hell Null Drifter will hit the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch online shops this week.

The twin-stick shooter is a “simple yet nostalgic” experience, says developer and publisher EastAsiasoft. Action is relegated to a single screen with a series of gradually evolving challenges putting players’ skills to the test. Online leaderboards let players see how they compare to others around the world. Players can also collect coins to purchase permanent upgrades to help them on their journey.

From the developer:

Blast into a 1-bit lo-fi simulation that will gradually train your skills up to become the ultimate space-fighter pilot! Secretly part of the Project Starship world, this twin-stick shooter is designed to prepare pilots for their mission against the awakened forces of the void. By slowly introducing new challenges and more frenetic battles, the Null Drifter simulation will push the limits of any pilot to the next level!

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Key features

  • Shoot and dash through single-screen bullet hell action!
  • Experience simple yet nostalgic presentation.
  • Customize video effects and color palettes.
  • Test your skills in a series of gradually evolving challenges.
  • Upgrade weapons on the fly!
  • Enjoy an AI-composed lo-fi soundtrack.

Null Drifter, developed by EastAsiaSoft and Panda Indie Studio, will retail for $4.99 USD/€4.99/¥500.

About Leah McDonald

Leah's been playing video games since her brother first bought an Atari back in the 1980s and has no plans to stop playing anytime soon. She enjoys almost every genre of game, with some of her favourites being Final Fantasy Tactics, Shadow of the Colossus, Suikoden II and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. Leah lives on the East Coast with her husband and son.