Moonshot Games was founded by three former members of Bungie back in 2009 and since then they’ve been hard at work on Fallen Frontier. Now, they’re ready to show off their side-scrolling shooter with a new trailer and a playable demo at this weekend’s PAX East event.
Using cartoonish characters against realistic backgrounds, Fallen Frontier looks a little like a cross between Contra and Bionic Commando. Not only does it resemble the classics of yesteryear, but the game checks all the boxes with two-player co-op and a wide variety of weapons.
Moonshot calls Fallen Frontier “an engaging film noir style mystery” about a jaded lawman travelling across the stars to seek vengeance. While it doesn’t have a release date or even confirmation of what platforms it’ll land on (though Xbox 360 button prompts are seen in the trailer), I’m very excited.