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 Area Invaders, BurgerTime and Dig Dug, Vampire Survivors is a pick-up-and-play informal sport with easy 2D character sprites. Media firm Story Kitchen will companion with the sport’s creator, Luca Galante (founding father of developer poncle), to make the sequence.
Galante mentioned 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 just a little indie sport 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 gifted individuals to make the present. I do marvel 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 isn’t any extra complicated than the blurb, “The yr 2021, Rural Italy, there lived an evil particular person named Bisconte Draculó, whose many evil magics created a nasty 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 components from roguelike video games and tower protection (with Castlevania-esque characters). As soon as you agree into the motion, it will probably virtually turn into a meditative expertise. The title has constantly been one of many most-played Steam Deck video games since its launch and is obtainable 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 companion Mike Goldberg. Deadline reports that the sequence creators are at present looking for a author. Hopefully, the eventual scribe received’t discover their concepts too constrained by the sport’s sprawling and complicated lore.