Publisher Microids and developer Mr. Nutz Studio have announced Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All, a new video game based on the popular comic series that coming next fall to PS4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch. It will also be compatible with PS5 and Xbox Series X / S, according to those responsible, but keeping its previous version. Arrive with texts in spanish and voices to choose between English, French or German.
Unlike most games of Astrix y Oblix, this title is not a three-dimensional action-platformer adventure, but a beat’em up in two dimensions in which we will control the two Gauls in side scenarios while we fight against hordes of enemies, both alone and in local cooperative. Along with the announcement of the project, the example thriller of Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All in which you can see how its playability will be.
Hand-drawn characters, settings, and animations
“Get ready to prove your courage! This new adventure is set in 50 BC with Gaul fully occupied by the Romans. in the absence of a small village where the indomitable protagonists resist. Play as Astrix and Oblix and travel to the most iconic places in the comic series as you fight Roman legionnaires, pirates, bandits, and even the dreaded Normans“says his official description.
The creators of this peculiar game have tried “make this adventure as respectful as possible with the original material”, that is why they have chosen a graphic style close to traditional comics with hand drawn characters, settings and animation: “A true tribute to the classics of 2D animation and a style that is sure to appeal to fans and retro gamers alike,” they explain in the statement.
Below these lines you can see a image gallery in-game of Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All.