Sony’s State of Play last night may have focused on titles that have already been announced but still debuted with some new games, and one of them was arcadeddon.
Similar to the look of the colorful cartoony third-person shooter fortnite But there is a cooperative multiplayer shooter for up to four players.
As detailed in the PlayStation Blog post, arcadeddon The local Gili’s arcade is prevented from being taken over by the mega-corporation Fun Fun Company when it hacks the arcade and injects a virus. It is up to the players to save the last hometown arcade.
Described as an “always-evolving” shooter, arcadeddon Can be played solo or with up to three friends as they explore multiple biomes, play mini-games, find hidden chests, and destroy all kinds of enemies and bosses.
With a mix of PvE and PvP gameplay, players can also take on additional challenges from local gangs in the arcade to earn street credits. There are nine gangs in total with different styles and challenges to offer.
Visually, it is very different from previous releases from developer (and first time publisher) Ilfonic, including Friday the 13th: Sports and hunter: hunting grounds.
have a personal story too arcadeageddon, As Jared Gerritzen, head of creative design at Illfonic, explains how the team had to keep the game from being cancelled.
“Games get canceled all the time in our industry, but this was different; We had the mechanics for a solid game and it was fun,” Gerritzen wrote.
“The IllFonic management team and I came together, determined to save not only the game, but the big team.”
This may explain the studio’s decision to self-publish. arcadeddon As an early access title, now available on PS5 and PC via the Epic Games Store for £15.99.
“The great thing about this game is that how it plays is really up to you, the gamer, and your preferred style and pace at which you prefer to play,” Gerritzen says.
Elsewhere, players can get Bridge Constructor The Walking Dead and iron cast For free from the Epic Games Store. The offers for these two genre-blending games are available till July 15.