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Blazing Chrome developer JoyMasher and the publisher Arcade Crew took to Twitter today to announce Vengeful Guardian: Moonrider. This is a brand-new, 16-bit inspired game coming to Switch, PlayStation, Amazon Luna, and PC (via Steam).

The game puts you in control of a ninja warrior named Moonrider, who according to the Steam page is an unlikely hero in an oppressed world. Created as a weapon of the totalitarian state, he instead rejects his masters and wages war against his creators across eight deadly stages.

In a special PlayStation blog, Danilo Dias, the art director for the game, revealed some of the inspirations behind it. These include tokusatsu films, especially the work of director and character designer Keita Amemiya, the Swiss artist H.R. Giger, and of course, classic Sega Mega Drive/Genesis games.

It is scheduled to release this fall, and we will keep you posted on any news that comes out. For now, you can check out the trailer, which we must say has us wanting to revisit some of Amemiya's best work.

What do you think? Are you impressed by this announcement trailer? Leave a comment and let us know below!