The indie role-playing game WrestleQuest will let players summon wrestling legends like Road Warriors and Macho Man Randy Savage.
The Calisto Project’s Skybound Games publisher and Log Jammers developer Mega Cat Studios have revealed more footage of WrestleQuest, a retro-style turn-based RPG on Steam featuring real-life wrestling legends under summon form. This quirky new title was featured during today’s Guerrilla Collective 3.0 livestream as part of the Summer Game Fest. The big game festival kicked off on Thursday and has highlighted several upcoming AAA blockbuster titles, smaller indie projects and even some upcoming TV show-inspired mobile titles. by Netflix Games.
Wrestling and video games have always been a powerful mix, with many games drawing on the unique mix of sports and scripted action that professional wrestling offers. 2022 in particular looks to be an exciting year for wrestling-based video games, as WWE 2K22 was recently released to rave reviews after a delay in March. Additionally, rival All-Elite Wrestling ad is said to be looking to enter the virtual arena with a more simplified AEW Fight Forever later this year. While both of these titles are 3D, real-time fighting games focused on recreating the action of a modern day wrestling match, a third squared circle sim is moving into the modern era. classics of the sport for an experience similar to Final Fantasy or the Dragon Quest title.
Today’s Guerrilla Collective 3.0 livestream (as shown on IGN’s official YouTube channel) saw more footage from WrestleQuest, a turn-based RPG by Skybound Games and Mega Cat Studios that is being dubbed the “entry game” world’s first professional wrestling role”. Mega Cat Studios head of narration Zack Manko and senior designer Andy Marsh narrated new gameplay footage that follows the player’s party against real-life wrestlers Hawk and Animal of the team. Legendary Soldier Road Warriors. Sure, WrestleQuest will feature legends like the late “Macho Man” Randy Savage, Jeff Jarret, and Jake “The Snake” Roberts. The player can summon these icons to aid in battle after completing some side quests or defeating them in a boss battle. In the case of Road Warriors, the player must defeat Hawk and Animal after investigating a Mad Max-style cult for the team, pitting the party against them on the back of a speeding tractor trailer.
WrestleQuest was first announced in May, with wrestling legend Jeff Jarret working with developers to produce the first Japanese-style RPG centered around professional wrestling. Matches will take place in the form of turn-based battles, in which players unleash devastating blows in lieu of magic – including special group attacks performed by two characters for extra lethality. love. There will be 12 playable characters in WrestleQuest, each with special moves and abilities that players can combine to build different strategies. There’s also an intensity meter to measure crowd excitement for a match, granting players bonuses in exchange for making different moves during a battle.
WrestleQuest combines the classic look and feel of a classic 2D turn-based RPG with the vibrant and sporty stage of wrestling to hopefully create a unique and memorable experience for fans of both. While it may be a while before players can experience everything the title has to offer, the WrestleQuest demo will hopefully give those interested in playing a good look at what the game has to offer. smackdown gameplay may appear in full release.
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