Generally you learn a recreation synopsis and must blink and remind your self it’s not a high-concept steel album, as a result of blimey. Two buds trapped in hell incomes their freedom by out-drinking the satan sounds just like the sorta factor that’d have some killer riffs. Ah, nicely. Afterparty nonetheless appears to be like bloody unbelievable. With a launch date marked for the top of subsequent month, you don’t have to attend lengthy earlier than ingesting the lord of darkness underneath the desk.
Afterparty is Evening College Studio’s raucous follow-up to Oxenfree, a stunning little journey recreation about hip teenagers and spooky mysterious. The younger’uns are nonetheless at it – this time, dropping useless and discovering themselves dealing with an eternity of torment. Christ, and I believed my commencement was garbage.
Hell does look fairly hip, thoughts, stuffed with bars and bands and boisterous horned lads. In addition to the same old journey affair of chatting-up demons, you may as well swig a pint to offer your self enhancements or social powers. Yup, that’s what I inform myself too once I’m at a celebration and don’t know anybody. No, actually, it’s simpler to get going as soon as I’m down a can or three, trustworthy.
Himself banished to the realm of no-longer-works-for-RPS, John had a bash at Afterparty earlier this 12 months and located a riotously humorous and intimidatingly large narrative to discover. You received’t catch all of it in a single go, both, with bizarre hellish occasions taking place internationally in real-time.
Afterparty slams on Home windows and Mac by way of the Epic Games Store for £16/$20 on October 29th.
Me? I’m hitting the pub after work, satan or no.