Inti Creates Announce Azure Striker Gunvolt for 3DS

At BitSummit today, Inti Creates — the studio founded by ex-Capcom developers — announced their newest game to be Azure Striker Gunvolt. The game, directed by┬áKeiji Inafune, is a 2D side-scrolling action game where you shoot lighting bolts at enemies. It takes place in the near future where a new type of psychic power has emerged and is being controlled by a mega-corporation until a psychic boy named Gunvolt fights back. The game is currently playable at the show and will be released this summer.

Inti Creates, who are known for their numerous Game Boy Advance Mega Man tities, are also co-developing Mighty No. 9 as well as the latest Shantae. Head over here to check out the official site and watch the first trailer for the game, which features an introduction by Inti Creates studio head Keiji Inafune, below: