Green Man Gaming
In the world of ANTORIA, the mighty Rosell Empire of BATRATHUM, the Lands of the Abyss, slowly envelops the world in darkness.
The Motor Knights, the mighty and invincible warriors of ANTORIA, equip their Burst Arms -- hypercharged hybrid motor-weapons -- and fight the threat.
One Motor Knight, a young trainee named Joy Lantz, wants to do more than save the world-- she wants to be #1!
Your Burst Arm is the Joylance. Your enemy is the darkness. Rev up your motor and get ready to BURST THE LIMIT!
THERE IS TRUE JOY IN LANCING!
Use the Joylance in a variety of ways to destroy your enemies! Skewer through them at high speed, or use the power of the Joylance to counter your attackers!
Blast off into a strange world and fight shadowy helmets, armored knights, transforming blade-like birds, and even more! Grind through six areas and over 50 levels and refine your skills to their sharpest!
fast-paced and in-depth combat on a simple 2-button control scheme
intense countering system that allows players with fast reflexes to perform extravagant throwing attacks
high-energy soundtrack and old-school-styled grungy sound direction
2 playable characters with different lancing styles and special techniques
customizable color system reminiscent of early Game Boy Color games
5 different kinds of enemies
customizable equipment system-- each player can equip 3 items that give various effects and allow different kinds of playstyles
"The Gauntlet" game mode-- an arcade style mode where you fight 5-
5 waves of enemies and aim for the highest score, with support for up to 4 players
"Motor Combat" game mode-- a 2-4 player mode where players pick a knight and compete to be the best. available modes: Time (Score), Battle (Lives)
6 main areas, each area containing 3-6 levels, with a second set of 6 areas unlockable (totaling on average 50-70+ levels)
huge selection of boss encounters, ranging from other knights, to huge beasts, to enormous fortifications and armies
Motor Combat modes: Crystal (player w/ most crystals wins), Legend (
player has full set of unlockable items, player that defeats the Legend becomes the Legend), and more
new multiplayer modes: Rosell Ball (players have to catch / counter projectiles and hit each other to score points), Grand Prix (race to the finish line), Joy Lantz's Pro Knighter (special mode where players compete for stunt points), and more
minimally animated cutscenes (Ninja Gaiden [NES], Metal Gear Solid [GBC], etc.)
more playable characters
"The Castle of Trials" post-release expansion (free): adds sets of 50-
00 special missions with unique level construction and occasionally featuring special rules
Planned Completion time:
"The Joylancer: Trouble In Antoria!" public build update: end of May (20
4) [final "major" build update before final release]
Final Release: end of July - mid August (20
4) [release to market]
"The Joylancer and the Castle of Trials" post-release expansion: October (20
Windows XP or after
DirectX 9 or after
less than 25MB
|Developer:||Alpha Six Productions|