ZOIDS Material Hunters is a video game featuring Zoids based on the 2010 Concept Art books as well as a few earlier Zoids designs.
Published by the Cloud-based gaming company G-Cluster, Material Hunters is a slide-swipe action game for mobile devices. First released to the Android on May 15, 2015, the game is also developed to be compatible for Smart TV's and Apple devices. Although the game is free, a G-Cluster plug-in gaming device is required to play.
Before its release, Material Hunters had an extended pre-registration period. White Tiger was given to these early bird patrons and other early sign-up prizes were offered as lottery "lucky prizes." Over 100,000 people signed up for pre-registration before the game's launch.
The game is set on the same "Planet ZOIDS" as the Concept Art books and includes the same Republic and Imperial factions as the book series. Players explore the Southern Islands and fight on various map stages against Artificial Intelligent Zoids as well as other Material Hunters. To gain Zoids Gold currency, upgrade their Zoids, and become ultimate Material Hunters, players must find and battle for various material items from their as the title suggests.
Zoids seen at launch include:
White Tiger- for pre-registered players
Shield Liger- Concept Art variant
Command Wolf- Concept Art variant
Sabre Tiger- Concept Art variant
Pandos- a Zoid that could be unlocked through a special event soon after launch
Ultrasaurus (non-playable boss)
Triceratops (non-playable boss; Concept Art Zoid design)