Quantcast
PAX: Guacamelee! is like a co-op Super Metroid - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



PAX: Guacamelee! is like a co-op Super Metroid


9:45 PM on 09.03.2012
PAX: Guacamelee! is like a co-op Super Metroid photo



If someone came up to me and said: "Chad, I have a game for you that is like a mixture of Super Metroid, Emperor's New Groove, Ikaruga, and Final Fight!" I would probably punch them in the face, flail my arms in the air, and break through the wall in a fit of confusion and excitement.

But indie developer DrinkBox's Guacamelee! is exactly that! It is a 2D action/adventure just like Super Metroid, it has a similar look and style to Disney's underrated Emperor's New Groove, there is a strange, yet cool dual-world mechanic like Ikaruga, and it is a surprisingly deep beat-em-up with co-op like Final Fight. Whew!

We have written a lot about Guacamelee! on the site already, so you can check out one of our recent previews right here to get an idea of how everything works and plays (summary: It's great!). Since Super Metroid is one of my favorite games of all time, I just had to chime in with a few thoughts on how awesome this upcoming game is. Definitely keep your eyes open for this one when it hits PSN (and maybe other platforms?) in 2013.

Oh, and sorry again to the PAX guys for that Chad-shaped hole in the side of the convention center. Oops.

PAX: Guacamelee! is like a co-op Super Metroid photo
PAX: Guacamelee! is like a co-op Super Metroid photo
PAX: Guacamelee! is like a co-op Super Metroid photo
PAX: Guacamelee! is like a co-op Super Metroid photo
PAX: Guacamelee! is like a co-op Super Metroid photo
PAX: Guacamelee! is like a co-op Super Metroid photo
PAX: Guacamelee! is like a co-op Super Metroid photo
PAX: Guacamelee! is like a co-op Super Metroid photo
PAX: Guacamelee! is like a co-op Super Metroid photo
PAX: Guacamelee! is like a co-op Super Metroid photo
PAX: Guacamelee! is like a co-op Super Metroid photo
PAX: Guacamelee! is like a co-op Super Metroid photo
PAX: Guacamelee! is like a co-op Super Metroid photo
PAX: Guacamelee! is like a co-op Super Metroid photo
PAX: Guacamelee! is like a co-op Super Metroid photo





Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







Win your choice of console from Destructoid! in Destructoid's Hangs on LockerDome

Indie

3:45 PM on 07.31.2014
Ubisoft's Michel Ancel is starting an indie studio on the side

Rayman creator Michel Ancel isn't leaving Ubisoft -- at least not yet -- but he's announced that he'll also be involved with a newly-founded independent studio, Wild Sheep, in Montpellier. In a statement provided to Game Info...more



2:15 PM on 07.31.2014
Man, I wish I were playing Crypt of the NecroDancer right now

Are you playing Crypt of the NecroDancer? You should be playing Crypt of the NecroDancer. It's a rhythm-based roguelike in which you hop around dungeons to the beat of music, a novel mechanic that ends up being enjoyable -- n...more



8:00 PM on 07.30.2014
Wander is an MMO free of combat

One of the titles playable at gamescom's Indie MEGABOOTH is Wander, described as "a collaborative, non-combat, non-competitive MMO game focused on narrative, exploration, and joy." It stars you, at least at first, as a tree ...more



View all Indie






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more