The identify “Gunbrella” may already inform you all the pieces you have to find out about Gunbrella, a sport wherein you wield a gun which can be an umbrella. Announced this previous week, it is a 2D “noir-punk” motion sport revealed by Devolver, about floating like Mary Poppins and stinging like, I dunno, a shotgun. You can discover the announce trailer under.
There’s a lot extra to love in that trailer, from the colorful pixel artwork, to the enemy design, to what I’m hoping is a construction primarily based round a prepare. I like trains. The actual star is clearly the umbrella, nevertheless, which is your weapon, your defend, permits you to hover, and may even be supporting some form of double soar or short-term jetpack transfer.
Gunbrella casts you as a “gruff woodsman on a quest for revenge,” in accordance with the sport’s Steam web page. You’ll be battling in opposition to “ghouls and gangsters, cops and cutlists, and the fallout of company exploitation.” You’ll even be managing ammo and upgrades, and interrogating characters for info as a part of your journey.
Developers Doinksoft have been beforehand answerable for Gato Roboto, additionally revealed by Devolver, which was a two-colour metroidvania about a cat in a mech go well with. Dave Irwin appreciated it however discovered it too temporary and slight in his evaluation. Gunbrella feels instantly like a larger-scale sport, although we’ll want to attend till 2023 to search out out for certain.