I really like engaged on video games that I need to play. I didn’t at all times get to try this at each studio I’ve been at however becoming a member of the crew at Squanch Video games has actually been nice in that respect. Justin Roiland (“Rick and Morty,” “Photo voltaic Opposites”) co-founded our studio, and we’ve been bringing his distinctive sensibilities to life in video games just like the award-winning Trover Saves the Universe and Accounting+. We’re actually excited to share our newest recreation with you all: Excessive On Life. It’s a first-person shooter, with an actual step up into A-level comedy you don’t see in video video games. We’ve additionally bought top-notch motion, alien bounty looking, and huge worlds to get misplaced in.
For those who didn’t see the Excessive On Life announcement trailer on the Xbox & Bethesda Video games Showcase, test it out actual fast.
You most likely picked up on this, however in Excessive On Life you’re a bounty hunter who’s on a mission to cease an alien invasion on Earth. These interstellar cartel creeps aren’t simply taking up our stuff — they’re utilizing people as medication. Let that sink in for a number of seconds. As medication! That is the place that bounty-hunter half is necessary.
Sure, you’ll be able to purchase an arsenal of sci-fi weapons. Right here’s the factor: The weapons in Excessive On Life are additionally sentient life kinds from one other planet. They’ve their very own cute faces, and so they can discuss out of these cute faces. It’s not simply random speaking, both. Your companions/weapons have distinct personalities, and so they’ll share their ideas about what’s occurring — even weaving their ideas and opinions into the story in necessary methods. Every gun additionally has distinctive particular talents, and gamers will likely be rewarded for studying one of the best time to swap weapons out and in.
You’ll get to journey to a bunch of various planets, the place you’ll meet unusual aliens, get well invaluable assets, seek out superior enemies, and absorb the ambiance. We don’t need to share an excessive amount of about these particular places proper now, as a result of a number of the enjoyable comes right down to not understanding what’s forward. I’ll say that followers of “Rick and Morty”’s interdimensional cable are going to need to pay shut consideration to Excessive On Life.
We’ve been working arduous on Excessive On Life, and we’re proud that it nails two of our greatest targets. First, we need to proceed to create humorous video games that catch you off guard. We don’t need to simply inform jokes; our video games begin with Justin’s inventive ideas, and we collaborate to make sure that you’re consistently stunned and delighted by what’s across the nook. It’s additionally necessary that our video games are tremendous enjoyable to play and aren’t padded out with a bunch of nonsense. Effectively, not boring nonsense. That is our first first-person shooter, and we’re pleased with the way it performs. It’s not a mediocre recreation with nice jokes. Excessive On Life is a good shooter that’s additionally completely hilarious and bizarre as all get-out.
Excessive On Life is coming to Xbox Collection X|S later this 12 months. Comply with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Fb and go to SquanchGames.com for the most recent updates. Heck, you’ll be able to be part of our mailing checklist, too! Thanks for studying this far. You actually did it.