PAX South is just a few days away but we’re already getting sneak peeks at some of the free-to-play titles we expect to see and Nexon has just confirmed that PAX South attendees will be able to score hands-on time with the western version of Hyper Universe. If you’re unfamiliar with Hyper Universe, imagine taking a MOBA game and blending it with a fast paced side-scrolling combat game and you’ll be in the right ballpark.

In game you’ll be taking on the role of a “Hyper,” a unique fighter with awesome abilities ready to do battle. These Hypers are mostly comedic takes on pop culture icons so expect to find yourself asking “Is that a Power Ranger?” and other similar questions often. The answer is often yes…but not officially!

The side-scrolling battle is controlled using two hands on your keyboard and objective wise you’ll be tasked with capturing and defending a number of turrets across multi-level side-scrolling maps.

Expect more news on the title from PAX South and just in case you haven’t seen the game yet, I’ve included a look at Korean gameplay courtesy of YouTuber Acrofan below. Check out the official site for more (well, not really MORE information yet as the site is pretty sparse.)

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Mike "Magicman" Byrne has been a part of the MMOBomb family for years and serves as the site's current Editor-in-Chief. His love for MMOs and gaming in general has led him to covering games for numerous websites including Gamebreaker TV and XIV Nation where he proudly displays his fanboy flag for FFXIV:ARR.

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  1. Tempted on January 25, 2017

    I was a fan of the game till I saw the gameplay then I lost interest but it could still be a great thing for the days I’m home sick.

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