Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All! 2 Video Dev Diary

The team behind the comic duo

08 December 2023
by rawmeatcowboy 0

By Toutatis, the Asterix & Obelix developer’s notebook Slap Them All ! 2 has arrived! Take a look behind the scenes of the game’s development. There may well be secrets behind our valiant Gauls…

The most famous Asterix and Obelix are back! In a new trailer, they demonstrate the full extent of their power and abilities. With dynamic animation and breathtaking action, Asterix and Obelix: Slap them All! 2 promises fans and newcomers alike a gaming experience that is both intense and true to the spirit of the series. The game is available now on Switch.

Asterix and Obelix: Slap them All! 2 is a high-energy 2D Beat’em Up that immerses players in the imaginative world of René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo. Get ready to take down enemies and unleash your strength, either solo or in local co-op… before the sky falls on your head!

Asterix, Obelix and the villagers are interrupted by the sudden arrival of Justforkix, who has come to ask for help. He reveals that his father, Doublehelix, has been imprisoned for a theft he did not commit…

The Aquila of Lutetia, the precious gold emblem of the Roman legions, has just been stolen and an innocent man has been thrown into prison! Asterix promises to investigate and asks Justforkix to stay safely in the village. The two Gallic warriors travel to Lutetia to obtain information from an acquaintance who is reputed to be well-informed about the rumours and intrigues of the city… And it’s obviously with slaps in the face that they will find the answers on their long journey!

Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All! 2 is a high-energy Beat’em Up that takes us on an original story worthy of the greatest Gallic adventures. Explore a multitude of captivating locations: from mysterious ruins nestling in the heart of the forest, through an imposing Roman camp, to majestic Lutetia… Each stage of the journey offers new environments, as your journey takes you to far-flung lands, punctuated by thrilling encounters. And, of course, you can expect a generous helping of slaps in the face! Throughout this hectic adventure, there will be sketches to punctuate your journey, adding a dose of humour and emotion as well as advancing the plot.

This sequel pushes the limits of the action, with more fearsome enemies and bosses. But that’s not all! The experience is enhanced by a host of new features and gameplay improvements. Our intrepid Gauls, Asterix and Obelix, now have new specific moves they can charge up for even more powerful attacks. Battles are more dynamic, richer, smoother than ever, and our heroes can now trigger their Fury mode, increasing their strength, and unleash a devastating Ultimate attack. Our heroes can also destroy some elements of the environment to create chaos, as well as throwing barrels and menhirs at opponents during combat.

Supervised by the Les Editions Albert René teams to guarantee respect of Asterix essence, this new episode is being developed by Mr Nutz Studio. The long-awaited sequel promises an adventure that pays tribute to the comics in an exceptional way. The developers have taken the artistic decision to create the characters, backgrounds and animations “by hand”, with absolute respect for the style of 2D animation. This aesthetic choice, imbued with nostalgia, will appeal to fans of the franchise and fans of retro games. You will be transported into a faithful visual universe, reminiscent of the marvelous illustrations in the Asterix and Obelix comic books. Dive into an immersive visual experience and admire the beauty of the craftsmanship carried out by the Mr Nutz Studio’s team.

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