Rocketmen Expansion Invades Uranus


The first expansion pack for Rocketmen: Axis of Evil, It Came From Uranus, has just been announced by Capcom. The add-on is scheduled for release on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network on May 14th and 15th respectively for $4.95 (400 Microsoft Points). For the fiver, it’ll add new levels, weapons and enemies that can be experienced with saved characters from the original game. Here’s a complete breakdown of the new content:

3 New Weapons:
• Blobber: Shoots blobs of goo at enemies, does damage over time in the part of the ground that it covers.
• Beamer: Shoots lighting at enemies, does high intensity damage.
• Bomber: Shoots grenades instead of bullets; grenades explode on impact doing damage.

2 New Secondary Weapons:
• Falcon: Robotic falcon that attacks enemies automatically.
• Screw bomb: Rocket that turns into a proximity mine on impact.

3 New Levels:
• Level 11 – Finding Jane: The player must escape the Saturnian prison mine and reclaim Nick’s ship, the Icarus Jane.
• Level 12 – Clear the Asteroids: The player must clear a path for the ship through Saturn’s rings.
• Level 13 – The Plan: The player must make his way through the Saturnian palace and convince Angelica, leader of the Saturnians, to join the Alliance.

New Enemies:
• Saturnian Marine
• Saturnian Elite
• Heavy Mining Terra Scientists
• Terra Rocket Marines
• Saturnian Pit Boss
• Saturnian Asteroid Demolition Machine
• Lord Angelica

Hit the jump for gameplay footage and a few screens.

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