Just before Comic-Con, THQ and Behaviour Interactive have revealed it’s upcoming Voltron game and some of the details surrounding it. Planned as an action adventure game, Voltron: Defender of the Universe will be released on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network this October.
Voltron, is an anime series starring a giant robot that originally aired in the ’80s. The full robot is actually made up of five mechanical lion vehicles piloted by a group known as the Voltron Force. The young pilots combine their forces to create the mighty Voltron, they defend the universe from the evil King Zarkon of Planet Doom.
Clips from the animated series will be throughout the game and will recreate some of the big moments from the show that fans should recognize. The game seems to be using the same art style as the original cartoons. Also, up to five players can team up as the Voltron Force online, with two players being able to cooperate offline, as well as your standard single player. Each Lion will have its own strengths, resistances, and elemental attacks. When formed as Voltron, players will have to work together to attack their foes.
Voltron: Defender of the Universe will be cost you $10 upon release. Look for it October 25 on PlayStation Network, followed by Xbox Live Arcade on the 26th.