Are you prepared, youngsters? SpongeBob returns to the display screen in a brand new improbable journey! SpongeBob and Patrick are touring to a mess of various Wishworlds, every with its very personal setting and guidelines, just like the Wild West Jellyfish Fields or the Halloween Rock Bottom. On the THQ Nordic Showcase we simply revealed gameplay for the primary time.
What was the elevator pitch for the sport?
Let’s create a model new religious sequel to our fan-favorite remake Battle For Bikini Bottom: Rehydrated. A 3D platformer centered on themed worlds, funky costumes and the buddy banter between SpongeBob and Patrick. Focusing on SpongeBob, as he travels the Wild West, medieval or prehistoric occasions and extra, was all the time on the core of the sport imaginative and prescient. And the concept of getting Patrick be your fixed companion, within the type of a cute Balloon, was additionally there proper from the very starting.
Was it all the time sure a sequel was on the playing cards?
Greenlighting a brand new challenge on this planet of SpongeBob is a collaborative course of with our very supportive associates at Nickelodeon, who know the franchise out and in and make the ultimate name. Ultimately the success of Battle for Bikini Bottom: Rehydrated, and the passionate help of its followers is what allowed us to ship SpongeBob and Patrick on one other nice journey!
How does the sport evolve or change the gameplay from the earlier title?
Battle For Bikini Bottom had three playable characters: SpongeBob, Patrick and Sandy. Each with a number of particular skills. For The Cosmic Shake we determined to deal with SpongeBob and giving him quite a lot of new skills, like a flying karate kick or having the ability to roll round on massive rocks. Unlocking dozens of cult traditional costumes for SpongeBob can also be for the primary time a core focus in a SpongeBob recreation. Whether you need to run round as a knight in shiny armor or simply in your underpants: it’s as much as you!
And final however not least, the themed worlds. SpongeBob inadvertently messes with the very cloth of the universe, when taking part in with a vial of wish-fulfilling Mermaid’s Tears. As a end result Patrick is changed into a balloon, and our heroes should journey to bizarre Wishworlds to convey again their associates and restore Bikini Bottom. Whether it’s bringing again Sandy from a karate-movie themed Downtown Bikini Bottom or rescuing Pearl from the medieval Sulfur Fields… each world is exclusive and has its personal distinct story.
Can you describe the gameplay ranges which you could see within the showcase trailer?
In the trailer you get a primary take a look at a number of worlds that SpongeBob and Patrick journey to within the recreation. It begins with the boss combat in opposition to an enormous Gary in Halloween Rock Bottom. Then we be part of our heroes trying to find Squidward within the Prehistoric Kelp Forest. That leads us straight into some funky kah-rah-tay motion in Downtown Bikini Bottom. And lastly we get a primary glimpse on the Wild West Jellyfish Fields.
We hope you loved these Embark on this brand-new 3D platformer, coming to PlayStation 4 and playable on PlayStation 5.