AGOURA HILLS, Calif. - Nov. 30, 2011 - Let's Go, Voltron Force! Available today on Xbox LIVE Arcade for Xbox 360 and PlayStation Network for PlayStation 3, Voltron: Defender of the Universe combines all the action and nostalgia of the iconic 1980s franchise with classic arcade-style co-op gameplay. Fans old and new can now play as Space Explorers, the Lions, and even come together to form Voltron like never before.
In this brand-new take on the original Voltron animated adventure, players will find themselves teaming up to battle the evil forces of King Zarkon across the varied landscapes of the Far Universe, including Planets Arus and Doom. Interwoven with clips and a re-mastered score from the original animated television series, the new game from THQ promises an epic adventure in stunning high-definition.
About Voltron: Defender of the Universe
Space Explorers will take advantage of each Lion's unique weaponry and strengths as they join forces both online in seamless 1-5 player co-op modes, and offline with 1-2 players to battle fierce Robeasts and a number of other familiar adversaries.
Also available today on Xbox LIVE Arcade is Voltron gear for players' avatars, including a free Voltron t-shirt, Voltron wings, and five Lion pets - each with different animations. Watch out! The Black Lion's got an electrifying bite and the red one has been known to cough up fireballs.
Voltron: Defender of the Universe is available today on Xbox LIVE Arcade (800 Microsoft Points) and PlayStation Network (GBP7.99). Rated PEGI 12.
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