Heart Core LTD’s newest game, Gripper, is now available for Windows PC and Nintendo Switch, offering players an adrenaline-fueled cyberbike action experience unlike anything they’ve played before. Inspired by Akira and Furi, Gripper puts players in the driver’s seat of a high-speed cyberbike with a grappling hook attachment and a robotic stuffed cat named Kat-Kit by their side.
In the game, players take on the role of None, a cyber biker who is reunited with his estranged parents and tasked with saving the world from the mysterious AI known as Zero. Along the way, None must traverse post-apocalyptic wastelands, explore treacherous tunnels, and defeat challenging bosses by gripping and ripping their hearts out. The game’s story is centered around the theme of grief, with None working through his emotions as he saves the world.
Gripper features a talented team of developers who have worked on notable titles such as Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and Rainbow Six Siege. The game is a boss rush experience with action-packed gameplay and replay value. Players must use their cyberbike grappling hook to tear apart intimidating bosses of all shapes and sizes, with each representing a different stage of grief. They will also have the help of their sassy robotic stuffed animal, Kat-Kit, who will cheer them on and help them upgrade their bike.
The game’s post-apocalyptic cyberpunk world is vast, with various biomes to explore. Players will speed their way through intense tunnel riding tracks, dodging hazards and pitfalls at breakneck speeds. The game’s entrancing blend of visual splendor and synth beat sounds immerse players in a truly alien world.
Overall, Gripper is an exciting and unique addition to the cyberbike action genre. Its gripping story, challenging bosses, and immersive world make it a must-play for fans of the genre. The game is available now on Windows PC and Nintendo Switch.
Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch