ASTERIX & OBELIX: SLAP THEM ALL 2 Has Been Announced
Building upon the success of their first beat ’em up installment, Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All!, the acclaimed developers Mr. Nutz Studio and publisher Microids have returned to captivate players once again. With their latest announcement, Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All! 2 promises to deliver an enhanced and thrilling beat ’em up experience to fans worldwide.
The story of Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All! 2 begins with a sudden disruption in the peaceful lives of Asterix, Obelix, and the villagers. Goudurix, seeking their assistance, reveals that his father, Oceanonix, has been wrongfully imprisoned for a crime he did not commit. The Aquila of Lutetia, a valuable gold emblem of the Roman legions, has been stolen, leading to the imprisonment of an innocent man. Determined to uncover the truth and bring justice, Asterix vows to investigate the matter while urging Goudurix to remain safe in the village. Together, the indomitable Gauls embark on a journey to Lutetia, the bustling city filled with rumors and intrigues, where they seek information from a well-informed acquaintance. With their signature slaps in the face, they navigate through challenges, uncover secrets, and find answers during their daring quest.
Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All! 2 is a fast-paced 2D beat ’em up that immerses players in the vibrant and imaginative world crafted by the legendary duo René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo. Drawing inspiration from the greatest Gallic adventures, the game invites players to explore a diverse range of captivating locations. From ancient ruins hidden within lush forests to imposing Roman camps, and the majestic city of Lutetia, each setting offers its own unique atmosphere and challenges.
In addition to an engaging narrative, Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All! 2 introduces a plethora of new features and gameplay improvements. Building upon their established movesets, Asterix and Obelix now possess new specific moves that can be charged for devastating attacks. Battles have been revamped, delivering a more dynamic and immersive experience. The combat feels richer and smoother than ever before, allowing players to unleash their fury by triggering a special Fury mode, enhancing their strength and enabling the execution of a devastating Ultimate attack. Furthermore, our heroes can interact with the environment by destroying select elements, creating chaos and strategic advantages during intense confrontations. In their relentless pursuit of victory, they can also employ unconventional weapons such as barrels and menhirs, hurling them at their opponents with force and precision.
Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All! 2 is scheduled for release in November 2023 on various platforms. Fans can look forward to experiencing this thrilling sequel on PC via Steam, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch. With its refined gameplay, captivating storyline, and an array of new features, the game promises to be a must-play for fans of the beloved Gaulish warriors and enthusiasts of beat ’em up adventures alike. Prepare to embark on an unforgettable journey filled with action, humor, and the timeless charm of Asterix and Obelix!