Upcoming 2D platformer ‘Onion Assault’ pays homage to Super Mario Bros. 2
Update [Fri 30th Dec, 2022 06:00 GMT]: Bertil Hörberg has provided an update on his new game onion attack. It will arrive on Switch eShop on January 26, 2023 for $7.99 / £7.19.
Original article [Tue 29th Nov, 2022 10:45 GMT]: Bertil Hörberg, the Swedish game developer who brought us the modern classic 3DS Gunman Cliverecently introduced onion attackan upcoming platformer title that pays homage to Super Mario Bros 2.
Building on the trailer above and additional footage from Hörberg’s tweet below, the game focuses on the ability to jump on top of enemies and haul beggars into the air before hurling them at anything. you see fit. Of course, this also applies to the various objects you come across on your journey, including – you guessed it – onion. Also, can we talk about how the foliage seems to sway to the music? Lovely!
By now, the game might have been on your radar as it looks like Hörberg is handling almost every aspect of the game’s development and release, quoted in a blog post. tweet first that leading a team previously led to burnout. Having said that, the game is still the end result of a collaborative effort, with artwork by Daniel Ribera Olsen and Felicia Hellsten, and music provided by Arne Hörberg.
Onion Assault was most recently submitted for review on Steam and is now on its way to release on Switch in January 2023. Judging from the exciting gameplay featured in the trailer, this is definitely a game worth keeping an eye on!
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