Published on November 21st, 2011 | by Derek Strickland, Contributor

Voltron: Defender of the Universe Coming Soon to PSN & XBLA

THQ resurrects the classic cartoon series Voltron–the iconic galactic hero of the 1980’s–in gaming form with Voltron: Defender of the Universe coming soon to XBLA and PSN. The title features co-op oriented gameplay specifically designed for integration on Xbox LIVE and the PlayStation Network, where gamers can enjoy intense galactic shooting action in the vein of the franchise.

From days of long ago, from uncharted regions of the universe, comes a legend. The Legend of Voltron, Defender of the Universe. A mighty robot, loved by good, feared by evil. Take control of your favorite Lion and join forces on Xbox LIVE to defend the Far Universe.

Visit iconic locations from classic series including Arus and Planet Doom. Take on enemy forces in four different game modes. Battle Zarkon’s minions in Survivor Mode as a pilot, engage in ground assaults in Lion Mode or cross the glalaxy in Space Mode, or coop with four friends in Voltron Mode to confront massive Robeasts!

Voltron fans, Mega-Thrusters are go!

Players take control of the Space Explorers, the original team of interstellar pilots who police the galaxy and thwart the schemes of the evil mastermind King Zarkon, all while defending the Far Universe from corruption and harm.


  • Authentic characters, locations, and elements from the original Voltron series
  • Multiplayer co-op action over Xbox LIVE & PlayStation Network
  • Multiple game modes like Space Mode, Voltron Mode, Lion Mode and Survivor Mode
  • Blend of sci-fi, space shooter, and strategy gameplay

Voltron: Defender of the Universe will be available on November 30, 2011 for XBLA and PSN. For more information please visit the official website.

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