The centerpiece of Carnage Heart EXA is the design and implementation of giant robots called Overkill Engines (OKE). By themselves, these robots are unimpressive; only by hardware and software modifications do they become truly terrifying machines. Players will have a multitude of hardware and software options to add to their OKEs including weapons, fuel tanks, armor thickness, and more.
Software designed by the players is stored on virtual cards that can be slotted into any OKE. These commands dictate how a unit performs. Chips on the software card are laid out in a programming chart, where players must choose which actions within the chip are to be prioritized. Combine together a variety of chips to create complex instructions for your OKEs to use while on the field of battle!
"We're very proud to be partnering with Artdink to bring the Carnage Heart series back to North America," said Hiro Maekawa, President and CEO at Natsume. Carnage Heart is a challenging strategy title that gives players amazing customization options," Mr. Maekawa continued. "As we promised at E3, digital distribution has become a preeminent way to play Natsume games, and we'll be continuing that trend with our portfolio of titles."
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