Skater Platforming Goes Futuristic In ‘Rooftop Renegade’, Rolling To Switch Next Month

The debut title for South Australian-based indie studio Melonhead Games, Rooftop Renegade, seems to be to be a mixture between OlliOlli World’s slick skating platforming and the artwork of rollerblading (or ‘hoverblading’, if we’re being choosy). What’s extra, writer The IndiEXP has introduced that the title will likely be rolling its manner onto Switch on seventeenth February.

It is true, that is definitely a departure from the chilled out vibes of final yr’s skater-platformer — there’s much more weapons and explosions this time round — however it’s good to see the 2D skating (even whether it is of the roller-kind) coming by way of.

Rooftop Renegade will see you play as Svetlana, transferring throughout the rooftops of a futuristic metropolis in an try to flee the clutches of the evil Globacorp. The visuals may look somewhat mobile-y, however the high quality of the gameplay will all come all the way down to how easy these actions really feel — trying on the above trailer, it appears good on that entrance.

For somewhat extra concerning the upcoming skater and a few all-important screenshots, try the next from the publishers:

ROOFTOP RENEGADE is an action-platformer all about pace & circulation. Evade seize by way of futuristic skyscrapers channelling highly effective talents out of your hoverblades.
Boost by way of ranges underneath fixed bombardment, keep away from harmful hazards, and make split-second selections that imply the distinction between a brand new private greatest or complete wipeout.

Master exact controls and easy physics to get into the zone. Blast by way of ranges at excessive speeds whereas chaining collectively talents and making split-second pathway selections. Pursued by the sinister Globacorp, keep away from seize whereas avoiding hazards and traps attributable to earnings hearth from gunners.

Gear as much as tackle difficult ranges alone or seize some controllers to disrupt your pals in chaotic offline multiplayer. Take turns in as much as 3v1 uneven rounds to set your greatest time because the runner whereas your rivals disrupt you, then take management of a gunner to defend your file.

Create recent challenges with the seed-based Generator Mode. Enter a key phrase to dynamically generate a degree from quite a lot of worlds, layouts, hazards, and enemy mixtures. Pick your excellent loadout and dive into a brand new run to grasp.

Rooftop Renegade will likely be sliding onto the Switch eShop subsequent month for £15.79 / €17.59.

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