A monocled tough guy killing demons, robots, and monsters in front of a cheering audience? Sign me up.
Developer Mediatronic asks you to play to the crowd in their upcoming 2D side-scrolling beat-em-up, "Foul Play."
From the official synopsis:
Playing as the Victorian daemon-hunter Baron Dashforth, prepare to smash, strike, banish and beat your way through hordes of wildly costumed extras as you recount your incredible life story live on stage – watch awe-inspiring scene changes play out before your eyes, fires will rage, pyramids will rise, castles will crumble, and deadly monstrosities will burst forth… NO expense has been spared in bringing this scarcely believable, but ENTIRELY ACCURATE story to the stage.
THRILL the baying audience with your incredible presence! Perform shattering takedowns, throws and reversals so perfect you’d swear they were choreographed backstage. String together awesome attacks as the Baron, or have a friend join as your loyal companion Scampwick. Electrify the spectators with linked and special attacks – win the audience with flair and showmanship, and use every stage-trick you know to bring the house down.
Prepare for DRAMA as the Baron’s tale unfolds, from the harsh deserts of Cairo, to the shady streets of Victorian London… and beyond. The finest actors and actresses of the day have been employed to ensure the ABSOLUTE authenticity of the story. Prepare to play out the most spectacular and explosive moments of the Baron’s life; improbable beasts, astonishing villainy, and at the heart of it all – the mysterious Foul Play.
A vaudevillian tale of daemons, disaster, deadly risks and duplicitous dealings two-player online co-op with special team takedowns and linking attacks crowd-pleasing battles, where style matters above all.
You can check out a collection of screens below. You can look for "Foul Play" on the PC and Xbox 360 on September 18.
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