Raccoons! Burger-loving llamas! Greedy pigs! Evil microtransactions!

Now that we have your attention – Numskull Games has announced that SuperEpic, a Metroidvania-style adventure game from indie developer Undercoders, is launching on December 12th!

Starring a raccoon and a llama in their quest to save video games as we know them, you must ram into the headquarters of RegnantCorp, a video game development company that controls an Orwellian society by addicting citizens to their free games.

SuperEpic is a non-linear, fast-paced action-adventure game, heavy on exploration and combo-based combat. Uncover a conspiracy as you explore a surreal castle-like office full of enemies, challenges, secrets, and corporate pigs.

Continuing the satirical theme on microtransactions, levelling and powering up is based on an in-game economy system (there are no real microtransactions in SuperEpic, of course!)

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But what is SuperEpic!?

–          Two game modes – play a classic single-player story mode with handcrafted levels, or a roguelike mode which procedurally generates the game map to make each run completely different

–          Cross-media experience – hidden QR codes launch mini-games to play on your mobile when scanned, uncovering secrets in the main game

–          8 hours of gameplay – a first run on the story mode will take roughly 8 hours, but the procedural mode provides endless fun

–          16-bit era graphics – super fluid animations and spectacular bosses, all represented in gorgeous ‘Neo-Geo’-esque 16-bit pixel art

–          Original storyline & soundtrack – a story featuring unique, strong characters with plenty of humour and personality, and a soundtrack from SonoTrigger (‘Rise & Shine’, ‘Blue & Bullets’, ‘Supermagical’)

–          Completionists – tons of achievements & secrets to unlock for completionists

–          Micro-transaction satire – satirises modern gaming practices, with a huge enterprise run by greedy business-pigs which has gradually replaced all the fun in video games with adaptative and addictive algorithms to control people’s minds.

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