Right here at Nintendo Life, we’re suckers for recreation titles that are so bizarre which you could’t assist however snigger, and we predict that D-Pad Studio’s upcoming launch may take the biscuit. The event group behind 2018’s beautiful pixel platformer, Owlboy, is again with — are you prepared for this one? — Vikings on Trampolines! Sure, you learn that proper, it is Vikings and so they’re on trampolines.

In direction of the tip of final month, the studio shared a tweet claiming that they’d be revealing its new recreation at this 12 months’s Gamescom, however at present’s trailer reveal (from IGN) means that the occasion shall be solely for getting your fingers on a playable demo.

The trailer reveals the sport to be simply as comical as you’ll hope with a title like that. You will play as a group of Vikings tasked with taking down airborne enemies all from the protection of a hoop of a stretchy canvas. Suppose the fight of Dreamworks’ How To Practice Your Dragon, however exchange the dragons with trampolines and you might be mainly there.

Count on co-op play galore as you group up with your pals and enter the bounce brawl. The trailer guarantees completely something you possibly can consider; you possibly can trigger chaos alone in solo play, or you possibly can group up in as much as 4-player multiplayer mayhem so that you higher get your posse of horned-helmet homies able to catch some air.

The sport was really teased some 11 years in the past (thanks, Destructoid), and followers of the developer’s earlier recreation are eagerly excited to learn how this seems. Take a look at some screenshots from the sport’s trailer under:

As we hope the above photos exhibit, D-Pad is continuous the jaw-droppingly beautiful pixel artwork visuals from Owlboy into this upcoming launch. This was a characteristic that grew to become one of many driving forces behind our love for the previous recreation and will definitely be a pull once more this time.

Want a reminder of what the studio’s former title needed to provide? Take a look at our full evaluate of Owlboy under:

Sadly, the studio is but to touch upon whether or not the sport shall be getting a Swap launch, with Vikings on Trampolines at the moment slated for PC solely. Nonetheless, we’re conscious that that is nonetheless early days for D-Pad’s follow-up, and based mostly on the success of Owlboy on the eShop, we might be stunned if these Vikings do not take the identical path.

Count on us to get extra data on the sport at this 12 months’s Gamescom.

What do you make of this new trailer for Vikings on trampolines? Bounce on all the way down to the feedback to tell us!

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