Twin-Stick Tower Defense Game “Slaycation Paradise” Revealed at GDC

At GDC on Tuesday, Merge Games revealed Slaycation Paradise, a tongue-in-cheek genre mishmash that combines elements of twin-stick action and tower defense.

Developed by Affordable Acquisition, Slaycation Paradise is currently planned to release sometime in 2022 for Steam PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox Smart Delivery, and Nintendo Switch.

Here’s the official breakdown of Slaycation Paradise followed by the latest trailer:

Passport? Check. Boarding card? Check. Super powered cat launcher weapon? You betcha!

Get ready for the experience of a lifetime as Merge Games invites you to ditch the boring old vacations and slay away your worries with Slaycation Paradise, the crazy new inter-dimensional twin-stick action and tower defense game from solo developer Affordable Acquisition.

Coming for PC, PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox Smart Delivery and Nintendo Switch in 2022, Slaycation Paradise warps you away to the ‘Slaycation Agency’, a state-of-the-art multiverse travel agency for travelers looking to get away from the daily grind. Be transported to beautiful and chaotic destinations filled with an array of monsters intent on your demise. Slay away your worries and have the time of your life!


Twinstick shooting & Tower Defense! – Taking the best of each genre to create an engaging and addictive gameplay loop where hordes of bloodthirsty enemies are waiting to welcome you to the party!

Apocalypse a-plenty! – Discover alternate Earths all going through crazy End-of-Days type scenarios perfectly designed for the best in family vacation entertainment.

Weird & Wonderful Weapons! – Enjoy an apocalypse-proof weapon selection from the classic pump shotgun and flamethrower, to the weird and wonderful cat-launcher, magic wands and many more.

Tailor your very own Tower Defense set-up – Free to all visitors is the simply swell Construction Assembly Turret (C.A.T. kit), providing custom defense structures anywhere you like. Perfect for all your defensive needs against those pesky zombie hordes! Your C.A.T. kit will provide you and your loved ones with a heightened level of security and ensure you enjoy every moment of your stay at the end of days.

Earn Slaycation Club Member’s Rewards – We like to give back to our members here at Slaycation Paradise. While touring with us, you’ll earn Slaycation Club Rewards, allowing you to unlock crazy new weapons and wonderful upgrade perks. Only the best will do for our valued customers!

Slaycation Paradise is scheduled to release in 2022 for Steam PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox Smart Delivery and Nintendo Switch. You can add the game to your Steam wishlist here.

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