Justin Roland from Squanch Games revealed his latest project in the Xbox Games Showcase 2022 is High On Life, an oddly Rick and Morty-like FPS title.
Developer Squanch Games and creators Rick & Morty are producing High On Life, a funny, bizarre, and exciting FPS title. It is one of many games featured in the Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase 2022, as part of the Summer Game Fest 2022 event.
Rick & Morty is no stranger to gaming, as the popular Adult Swim animated series has had a number of games tied together over the years. These include the Pokémon-style mobile game Pocket Mortys and the VR title Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality. Rick & Morty themselves have promoted games and systems like Death Stranding and PS5, as well as virtual appearances in Fortnite and the fighting title MultiVersus. In 2016, Rick & Morty co-creator Justin Roland teamed up with Tanya Watson to found Sqaunch Games, a studio dedicated to making quirky games in the style of Roland’s cartoons. So far, Sqaunch Games has produced three titles: a VR office simulation game called Accounting+, the mobile VR space adventure Dr. Splorchy Presents: Space Heroes and 2019 funny puzzle game Trover Saves The Universe.
During the Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase livestream today, Sqaunch Games announced the trailer for its latest project, a colorful FPS title called High On Life. This strange shooter puts players in the role of a bounty hunter tasked with destroying an alien drug gang that kidnaps humanity. The player is armed with a variety of live weapons, including a standard gun voiced by Justin Roland with a voice identical to his Morty Smith, a bomb catapult that shoots his exploding children. it hits enemies and a talking knife looks eager to pounce into alien adversaries.
The Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase showcased some nice surprises and future Xbox Game Pass titles, including the upcoming vampire survival shooter Redfall and the stylish Hollow Knight: Silksong. Other Xbox Games Showcase highlights include a new Minecraft strategy spin-off called Minecraft Legends, a new Halo-themed DLC for Microsoft Flight Simulator, and a new gameplay trailer for the action-adventure title. A Plague Tale: Requiem action.
High On Life sees Rick and Morty as heavily influential throughout the recent Xbox trailer and Bethesda Games Showcase, featuring plenty of eccentric characters and bizarre, dark humor with murderous weapons and sick backstory. about humans being harvested to make drugs for aliens. Players will be able to stop this plot and step into the role of a notorious bounty hunter when High On Life launches later this year.
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