Custom Robo Creator is Directing a New Mech Game for Switch, Hopes It Will Become an Esport

Mech me up.

The creator of Custom Robo is directing a new 3D shooting game called Synaptic Drive for the Nintendo Switch geared towards the esports audience.

According to Japanese developer Thousand Games' official website, Custom Robo creator Kouji Kenjou will serve as director on the upcoming game, Synaptic Drive. An image is available on the official website as well as a short synopsis:

"Synaptic Drive is a highly strategic one-on-one competitive shooter where you can choose from a variety of characters, weapons, and settings. Our goal is to develop a game of a high enough quality to be chosen for esports competitions."

Synaptic Drive

According to Thousand Games the studio is looking to team up with publishers and business partners for Synaptic Drive, which will also be on exhibit at the Tokyo Game Show running from September 20 to 23.

[Thanks, Gematsu.]

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