The iconic duo of the comic world, Asterix and Obelix, are back in action with the digital launch of ‘Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All! 2′. Showcasing their power and prowess in a dynamic launch trailer, this new installment promises fans and newcomers an exhilarating gaming experience, deeply rooted in the beloved series’ spirit.
The game is now accessible digitally on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC, with its retail version set to hit stores on November 30, 2023. This release marks a momentous occasion for fans of the series, inviting them to dive into a vividly crafted world of adventure and humor.
‘Asterix & Obelix: Slap them All! 2′ is a vibrant 2D Beat’em Up game that plunges players into the imaginative world created by René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo. Players can revel in defeating foes and demonstrating their might, either alone or with a friend in local co-op mode.
In this sequel, the story unfolds with the arrival of Justforkix, seeking help for his father Doublehelix, who has been wrongfully imprisoned. The theft of the Aquila of Lutetia, a golden Roman emblem, sets the stage for an epic quest. Asterix and Obelix journey to Lutetia, confronting adversaries with their signature slaps as they unravel the mystery.
Players will explore diverse and captivating locations, from enigmatic ruins and Roman camps to the grandeur of Lutetia. Each stage brings new environments and thrilling encounters, punctuated by humor and emotion through engaging sketches that advance the plot.
The game elevates action to new heights, introducing formidable enemies and bosses, alongside innovative gameplay features. Asterix and Obelix boast new charged moves and a Fury mode, enhancing their strength for more impactful attacks. The environment plays a strategic role, allowing players to create chaos by destroying elements and using barrels and menhirs as weapons.
Developed by Mr Nutz Studio and overseen by Les Editions Albert René, this sequel honors the essence of the Asterix franchise. The artistic decision to handcraft characters, backgrounds, and animations pays homage to the style of 2D animation, offering a nostalgic yet fresh visual experience. Fans of the comic books and retro games alike will appreciate this faithful rendition of the Asterix and Obelix universe, brought to life through the meticulous craftsmanship of Mr Nutz Studio’s team.
‘Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All! 2’ is now available in digital format on multiple gaming platforms, setting the stage for an adventure that beautifully tributes the comics. The retail version, arriving later this month, will further expand the reach of this exciting new chapter in the Asterix and Obelix saga.