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Owlboy Devs Move From Birds To Vikings In Its Bouncy Co-Op Follow-Up

Here at Nintendo Life, we’re suckers for recreation titles that are so bizarre you can’t assist however snicker, and we predict that D-Pad Studio’s upcoming launch may take the biscuit. The improvement staff behind 2018’s beautiful pixel platformer, Owlboy, is again with — are you prepared for this one? — Vikings on Trampolines! Yes, you learn that proper, it is Vikings they usually’re on trampolines.

Towards the tip of final month, the studio shared a tweet claiming that they might be revealing its new recreation at this yr’s Gamescom, however right this moment’s trailer reveal (from IGN) means that the occasion can be solely for getting your palms on a playable demo.

The trailer exhibits the sport to be simply as comical as you’d hope with a title like that. You’ll play as a staff of Vikings tasked with taking down airborne enemies all from the security of a hoop of a stretchy canvas. Think the fight of Dreamworks’ How To Train Your Dragon, however change the dragons with trampolines and you’re mainly there.

Expect co-op play galore as you staff up with your mates and enter the bounce brawl. The trailer guarantees completely something you may consider; you may trigger chaos alone in solo play, or you may staff up in as much as 4-player multiplayer mayhem so that you higher get your posse of horned-helmet homies able to catch some air.

The recreation was truly teased some 11 years in the past (thanks, Destructoid), and followers of the developer’s earlier recreation are eagerly excited to learn the way this seems. Check out some screenshots from the sport’s trailer beneath:

As we hope the above photos show, D-Pad is constant the jaw-droppingly beautiful pixel artwork visuals from Owlboy into this upcoming launch. This was a characteristic that turned one of many driving forces behind our love for the previous recreation and will definitely be a pull once more this time.

Need a reminder of what the studio’s former title needed to supply? Check out our full overview of Owlboy beneath:

Unfortunately, the studio is but to touch upon whether or not the sport can be getting a Switch launch, with Vikings on Trampolines at the moment slated for PC solely. However, we’re conscious that that is nonetheless early days for D-Pad’s follow-up, and primarily based on the success of Owlboy on the eShop, we might be shocked if these Vikings do not take the identical path.

Expect us to get extra data on the sport at this yr’s Gamescom.

What do you make of this new trailer for Vikings on trampolines? Bounce on all the way down to the feedback to tell us!



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