Square Enix Montreal Reveals Space Invaders AR Mobile Game


Posted on March 18, 2021 by Nick Moreno

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Coming from Japanese publisher Square Enix, the firm issued a self-named livestreamed presentation will take place on Thursday, March 18. The event titled ‘Square Enix Presents’ is a showcase in which the company will feature new announcements from namely franchises like Life is Strange, Marvel’s Avengers, and Tomb Raider.

Already following the showcase going live, some of the bombastic announcements already flooded the airwaves with the approaching release, Life is Strange: True Colors. Not to mention the returning rework of the titular, inaugural release with Life is Strange Remastered Collection: the bundle is said to include Deck Nine’s Life is Strange: Before the Storm as well. Those that pick up the Ultimate Edition of True Colors will receive the latter collection.

Now in a separate announcement on one of Taito Corporation’s most namely franchises, Square Enix reveals a new mobile experience for Space Invaders. You can watch the teaser trailer in the video below:

Head of Studio of Square Enix Montréal Patrick Naud had this to share about the collaboration with Taito Corporation on the new project: “We are extremely inspired by our collaboration with Taito to re-imagine the Space Invaders franchise in a contemporary way while shaping it to our ambitious vision of what it can be on mobile.

“At Square Enix Montréal we are huge fans of the franchise and the team has risen to the challenge of showing how all-new technology can breathe fresh energy into a game as timeless as Space Invaders.” Evident from the trailer, the new game will be an augmented reality experience presumed to release for Android and iOS devices. You can head to the official website to sign-up for a chance to enter a selective playtest now.

Previously, word broke from Deadline that Space Invaders is to receive a film adaptation. Even more, the classic cabinet release is told to also receive coming Mortal Kombat writer Greg Russo to be involved in penning the script for the motion picture with New Line Cinema. You can read the full report by heading here.

Are you interested to see more of this coming Space Invaders project?

Source: Square Enix

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