Posts Tagged ‘hammerwatch’

Here Are 7 Minutes Of Serious Sam’s Bogus Detour

Do you remember Hammerwatch? It was a fantasy-themed hack and slash that survived the greenlight and released to great reception back in 2013. Developers Crackshell (formerly Transflash) have taken the same formula, applied abundant doses of ᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃᵃaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaAAAAAAAAAAAA, and shook firmly.

What came out is Serious Sam’s Bogus Detour [TIGSource thread] a frantic 2D shooter, all action and no philosophy, unlike its bigger brother. There is no planned release date, but there are plenty of videos and gifs to watch.

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Shoot The Food: Hammerwatch

It’s the greatest guilt trip in gaming: “Red Valkyrie shot the food”. You and your friends are surrounded by skeletons, there are monster spawners in the corners of the room and all the wizard needs to make it through the harrowing battle is a roast chicken. And, oaf that you are, you accidentally shoot the chicken. POOF. It’s gone and a voice, morose and sort of resigned to how shit you are, tells everyone exactly who screwed up this time. Gauntlet was great and Hammerwatch is of that mould – a four-person co-operative dungeon crawler, viewed from a top-down perspective. There are bosses, puzzles and editing tools, and there’s a public beta in the works. Trailer below.

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