Let's fucking do this!
Sure at first glance it looks like I Made a Game with Zombies in It! without a tongue in its cheek, especially with the live-action trailer bits that look like Strafe with 1/10th the budget (I mean, a professional baseball player was doing national television promos with a gimp mask six years ago, it's not very demonic or controversial) but the pedigree behind Tormentor X Punisher is as impressive as the vocals.
The "over-the-top twin-stick arena shooter" comes to us from game/sound designer Joonas Turner (Nuclear Throne, Downwell), programmer Beau Blyth (Hyper Light Drifter, Samurai Gunn), and fresh-faced artist Tuuka Stefanson.
It's out early next year and it'll be at PAX West if you want to try it for yourself.
[Disclosure: Hamza Aziz, whom I had the unfortunate, interminable displeasure of working with for years and years and years at Destructoid, now works with Tormentor X Punisher publisher Raw Fury Games. If anything this predisposes me against the products they put out. Fuck you, Hamza!]... read more