2D action platformer Metal Unit to launch on Nintendo Switch on June 17

Another day brings confirmation of a release date for a new title to join the ever-expanding catalogue of Nintendo’s hybrid console. Neowiz and JellySnow Studio have announced that the 2D sci-fi action platformer Metal Unit will be released via the Nintendo eShop on 17 June for $15.99.

Here’s the premise and trailer:

Created in a beautiful pixel-art sci-fi style, Metal Unit is a 2D side-scrolling action experience that tells the tragic story of humanity’s battle to reclaim its home from the clutches of monsters and machines.

Employing classic roguelite elements along with a persistent point-based research tree, players will unlock new items and abilities with each playthrough. With a plethora of weapons and attacks to choose from, players will be able to tailor and orient each session to their own play style.

Metal Unit includes two difficulty modes, Normal and Infernal, tons of tough bosses to conquer, over 50 unique enemy types and hundreds of obtainable items. Metal Unit is also currently available on Steam. The game supports English, German, Russian, French, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese.