Legendary Hasbro Franchise Returns With G.I. Joe: Wrath of Cobra

Maple Powered Games and Freedom Games, today announced at the MIX Next Showcase, the return of one of Hasbro’s most iconic franchises, G.I. Joe. G.I. Joe: Wrath of Cobra promises to deliver G.I. Joe’s most epic adventure yet when it releases on Steam, Epic Games, GOG, and the Nintendo Switch sometime early next year.

Duke, Scarlett, Snake Eyes, and Roadblock take center stage in this old-school, arcade-style beat’em up as players fight through land, sea, and air, exploring iconic locations from the franchise in explosive fashion.

Legendary Hasbro Franchise Returns With G.I. Joe: Wrath of Cobra

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G.I. Joe: Wrath of Cobra promises an impressive arsenal of weapons and explosives as players tackle the evil forces of Cobra, fighting Troopers, Ninja Vipers, HISS Tanks, and Crimson Guard along the way. Utilize powerful combos and master the special abilities of each character in up to 4 player online or couch co-op supporting both Story Mode and Arcade Mode.

“G.I. Joe is an absolute classic franchise with one of the best fanbases. Working on this game is a dream come true and it’s been a blast creating the game I’ve always wanted to see for G.I. Joe. We’re honored to give G.I. Joe fans the video game they deserve with the most authentic experience possible.”
Kerry Vandenberg, co-founder of Maple Powered Games

“G.I. Joe is one the most iconic brands from the 80s and it was the golden era of arcade games. To celebrate the growing popularity of retro themed games we’re thrilled to partner with Maple Powered Games and Freedom Games to bring G.I. Joe fans our first ever Hasbro Retro Arcade experience in this exciting interpretation of a classic 2D beat ‘em up” Eugene Evans, SVP Digital Strategy and Licensing at Hasbro

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Blaine Smith, or Smith as he prefers to be called as he doesn't have to repeat it four times before people get it, is one of the original founders of Gamers Heroes. Smith has been playing games for over 30 years, from Rex & 180 on ZX Spectrum to the latest releases on the ninth generation of consoles. RPG's are his go-to genre, with the likes of Final Fantasy, Legend of Legaia, and Elder Scrolls being among his favorites, but he'll play almost anything once (except Dark Souls). You can best reach him on Twitter

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