Vampire Survivors, the addictively casual indie game, is getting an animated tv sequence. Identified for its wealthy and cinematic backstory to the identical diploma as narrative-driven classics House Invaders, BurgerTime and Dig Dug, Vampire Survivors is a pick-up-and-play informal recreation with easy 2D character sprites. Media firm Story Kitchen will associate with the sport’s creator, Luca Galante (founding father of developer poncle), to make the sequence.
Galante stated in a (hopefully) cheeky tone, “A very powerful factor in Vampire Survivors is the story, so it’s a dream come true to see what began as somewhat indie recreation I made on my weekends come to life as an animated TV present! It’s additionally nice to be partnering up with such skilled and proficient folks to make the present. I do surprise in the event that they’ve realized that there isn’t a single vampire in Vampire Survivors, although.” If the announcement units the stage for the sequence, we could also be in retailer for a present brimming with self-aware and tongue-in-cheek humor.
The sport’s backstory is not any extra advanced than the blurb, “The yr 2021, Rural Italy, there lived an evil particular person named Bisconte Draculó, whose many evil magics created a foul world crammed with famine and struggling. It’s now as much as the members of the Belpaese household to finish his reign of terror and return good meals to the desk.” Vampire Survivor’s gameplay revolves round controlling an auto-firing character’s motion and loadout as they blast away more and more daunting hordes of enemies. It borrows parts from roguelike video games and tower protection (with Castlevania-esque characters). As soon as you compromise into the motion, it will possibly virtually change into a meditative expertise. The title has persistently been one of many most-played Steam Deck video games since its launch and is accessible on PC, Mac, Xbox, Android and iOS.
Story Kitchen is headed by Dmitri Johnson, who co-produced the Sonic the Hedgehog film sequence. It additionally contains John Wick creator and author Derek Kolstad, former Company of the Performing Arts (APA) agent, and associate Mike Goldberg. Deadline reports that the sequence creators are at the moment looking for a author. Hopefully, the eventual scribe gained’t discover their concepts too constrained by the sport’s sprawling and sophisticated lore.