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Code: HARDCORE - The Coolest 2D Mecha Battle Game

A project in Beijing, China by Rocket Punch

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High-quality mecha-themed 2D platform shooting game designed to deliver an amazing gaming experience.
Backers: 1959
Average Pledge Per Backer: $73

Funded: $143,519 of $65,536
Dates: Sep 10th -> Oct 25th (45 days)
Project By: Rocket Punch
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Latest News

These Hardcore Mecha Figures are Absolutely Awesome

March 10th - via:
If you have followed the games presented at the China Hero Project conference last week, you probably know about Hardcore Mecha. The game has been in development for a while, following a successful Kickstarter Campaign by developer RocketPunch, back then, the game was called Code: Hardcore. Following its entrance in Sony Interactive Entertainment’s China Hero Project program, it appears to have increased its scope considerably. Just a few days ago, it received a new trailer revealing the single-player campaign. (Read More)

Backers' Skin Voting

October 24th - via:
Last 32 hours here! The campaign on Kickstarter is getting to finish! Backers' Exclusive Skin Voting The Backers' Skin Voting is online from now, in Super Tester Forum. Thunderbolt Horizon Corp. PMC Pattern Here is the Thunderbolt Horizon... (Read More)

Development News

October 18th - via:
Hi there,  This champian is about to finish. Today we bring some fresh information of our game development in Code: HARDCORE!! Crimson Flame Full Ratio DesignWe have just revised the ratio of full size Crimson Flame, to make it more Super Robot... (Read More)

Twitch Live Show

October 11th - via:
Hi, there,  We are going to hold a live show on Twitch to show you the fun of battle in Code: HARDCORE Alpha Demo. Twitch Link:  1st day: (Tokyo Time) Oct. 14th Fri. 21:00 (GMT+9) 2nd day: (Pacific Daylight... (Read More)

Backers' Character Example

October 10th - via:
Hey! Guys! We just got something really cool to show you, examples: These people are the backers from Kickstarter. Of course, they are in their casual wear. In the official version, we have some cool uniforms for you! So what you guys waiting for?... (Read More)

Alpha demo v0.1.1 Updated

October 6th - via:
New Code: HARDCORE alpha demo available! Super Testers, please pay attention to the Official Announcement category on the tester forum, or click ‘UPDATE’ in the launcher directly to get the latest demo. What's NewSupported PlatformsWe've added... (Read More)

Battle Tips

September 28th - via:
Since we released the alpha demo of Code:HARDCORE to Super Testers, we have received a large number of feedbacks from all over the world, which include passionate suggestions, ideas of game mode, control ideas of V. S. Battle Mode and so on.  We... (Read More)

Mecha Customization

September 21st - via:
We have introduced you about details of character customization in the past update, so you should have a rough understanding of its process. And now, we are going to emphatically introduce about the highlight of customization rewards -- details of... (Read More)

Successfully funded!!

September 16th - via:
 It happened! We have successfully funded!!   We have never ever thought that we can hit the goal this fast!   Thank you SOOOOOOO much! The soul of steel is infinite!  Combine the funds on Kickstarter and, Code: HARDCORE has already... (Read More)

Character Customization

September 15th - via:
We’re about to reach our goal! Thank you for your continued support! Please keep going on and make it happen!  In the past few days, many backers mentioned about the details about character customization in rewards. In order to give you a more... (Read More)

'Code:HARDCORE' Launches New Crowdfunding Campaign

September 14th - via:
At the very least, Code:HARDCORE has some of the nicest 2D mecha animation I’ve seen in any game, even when compared to the Super Robot Wars series. (Read More)

This 2D Mecha Platformer could come to PS4 with your help - Code: HARDCORE!

September 14th - via:
We have to agree with the developers here - Code: HARDCORE is exactly the type of game we're excited to play! (Read More)

Tokyo Game Show!

September 13th - via:
Thanks for backing us!  It's incredible! We have already funded more than $30,000 in just 2 days!  You have no idea how big support you did! In China, there are a lot of F2P mobile games that just want quick money all spread in the market, doing a... (Read More)

Code: HARDCORE Has All The Right Super Deformed Details

September 13th - via:
Code: HARDCORE features innovative 2D animation that delivers vivid details and immersive backgrounds. Oh, and it also looks really fun. (Read More)

Code: Hardcore, Mech Platformer Showcases Amazing Action-packed Gameplay

September 10th - via:
Air battles, bus chase scenes, epic space battles, hardcore melee fights and gun shootouts. (Read More)

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