I 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 group 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 searching, and huge worlds to get misplaced in.
If you happen to didn’t see the Excessive On Life announcement trailer on the Xbox & Bethesda Video games Showcase, test it out actual fast.
You in all probability 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 on our stuff — they’re utilizing people as medication. Let that sink in for just a few seconds. As medication! That is the place that bounty-hunter half is vital.
Sure, you possibly can purchase an arsenal of sci-fi weapons. Right here’s the factor: The weapons in Excessive On Life are additionally sentient life types from one other planet. They’ve their very own cute faces, they usually can discuss out of these cute faces. It’s not simply random speaking, both. Your companions/weapons have distinct personalities, they usually’ll share their ideas about what’s happening — even weaving their ideas and opinions into the story in vital methods. Every gun additionally has distinctive particular talents, and gamers shall be rewarded for studying the very 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, recuperate beneficial assets, search out superior enemies, and take in the environment. We don’t need to share an excessive amount of about these particular areas proper now, as a result of lots of the enjoyable comes right down to not figuring out 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 objectives. 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 artistic ideas, and we collaborate to make sure that you’re consistently stunned and delighted by what’s across the nook. It’s additionally vital that our video games are tremendous enjoyable to play and aren’t padded out with a bunch of nonsense. Nicely, not boring nonsense. That is our first first-person shooter, and we’re happy 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 peculiar as all get-out.
Excessive On Life is coming to Xbox Sequence X|S later this 12 months. Comply with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Fb and go to SquanchGames.com for the newest updates. Heck, you possibly can be a part of our mailing listing, too! Thanks for studying this far. You actually did it.