Arcade-Inspired “Terror of Hemasaurus” Coming Soon to PC, Consoles
On Thursday, game publisher Digerati announced that Terror of Hemasaurus is coming to PC on 17 October, with console versions to follow in early December.
Developed by Loren Lemcke (Super Blood Hockey), Terror of Hemasaurus is inspired by the arcade “smash ‘em ups” of the 1980s, especially that one… the one where you rampage through all those US cities… whatever it was called. It has a neo-retro pixel art aesthetic to match.
In Terror of Hemasaurus, up to four players can become one of four vicious kaiju as they wreak havoc in America’s major cities, destroying everything in their path. You know… “peacefully.”
Here’s the official breakdown of Terror of Hemasaurus from Digerati, followed by a brief trailer:
Play as a giant monster and wreak havoc on humanity in this retro city smash ‘em up! Punch buildings, slap helicopters, eat humans, kick cars – enjoy multiple ways to cause carnage! Satisfying arcade action and mindless destruction for up to 4-players!
- MONSTERS! Hemasaurus! Clocksloth! Salamandrah! Autonomous Hemasaurus! Four terrifying (but also kind of adorable) beasts, each with their own killer moves!
- DESTRUCTION! Explosive pixel devastation and mayhem on a monstrous scale! Reduce buildings to dust. Topple skyscrapers. Destroy everything!
- DEATH! Hurl humans into helicopter blades! Butt slam into crowds of terrified citizens! Eat people for nourishment! Smoosh them all to save the planet!
- STAGES! Do what the game tells you across a variety of levels! Kick cars into buildings! Rescue the cats and dogs! Total a tower in record time!
- FRIENDS! Got buddies? Good for you! Put them to use by getting them to join you for some local co-op carnage! Up to four friends can cause terror together!
Terror of Hemasaurus is set to release on 17 October for PC (via Steam, Epic, GOG, and other storefronts), priced $12.99 and with a 20% discount for a limited time. Console versions will follow a couple of months later, arriving 5 December for PlayStation, 6 December for Nintendo Switch, and 7 December for Xbox.
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