Rollerdrome, a brand new high-flying curler derby recreation with weapons from Roll7 and Personal Division, was introduced throughout Sony’s State of Play on Thursday. The one-player third-person shooter is scheduled to be launched Aug. 16 on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and Home windows PC.
The sport takes place within the yr 2030, the place a lethal type of curler derby is the game of alternative for viewers. In what the builders describe as a “vicious spectacle,” gamers pull off eye-catching methods and shoot different rivals to be able to rack up as excessive of a rating as doable.
The sport follows the story of newcomer Kara Hassan, who’s within the midst of climbing up the ranks of the game. Over time, Kara begins to unravel the mysteries of a large tech firm that’s working behind the scenes of this ugly sport.
The sport seems to be heavy on the platforming, with the trailer exhibiting a number of high-flying antics in addition to rivals gliding and leaping off of partitions. Rollerdrome sports activities a cel-shaded graphics fashion that reminds us lots of the visuals from the journey recreation Sable.
The sport is being developed by Roll7 and Personal Division, the developer and writer of the colourful action-platformer and skateboarding recreation OlliOlli World. That was a 2.5D recreation in Roll7’s OlliOlli collection, through which you could possibly skate alongside quite a lot of whimsical environments that regarded impressed by California. Rollerdrome units a extra dystopic tone for the studio’s work.