The Cuphead Present will get a rowdy new trailer forward of February premiere on Netflix
Greater than two years after revealing its plan to show the hit indie platformer Cuphead into an animated sequence, Netflix introduced at the moment that the sequence will debut on February 18. We have additionally acquired a model new trailer showcasing the plush retro visible model of the present, which is able to comply with the continued misadventures of the mischievous Cuphead and his brother Mugman.
Cuphead—the sport—was launched in 2017 and made fairly a splash as “a nails-hard 2D shooter the place you struggle outlandish bosses, interspersed with palate-cleansing run-and-gun sections,” as we described it in our 86% evaluation. However what actually made it stand out was its visible model and jazz-infused large band soundtrack, all of which might have been lifted straight out of an animated brief from the Thirties and ’40s. It regarded (and appears) nice, and performs simply as properly.
“Studio MDHR’s excellent debut pits you in opposition to a few of the hardest enemies you’ll face in a videogame, and the method of beating them may be sluggish and typically painful,” we mentioned in our evaluation. “However once you finally do, the surge of euphoria is simple.”
It is onerous to say what particularly we will count on because the Brothers Cup embark upon new adventures within the animated realm of Inkwell Isle. The trailer is very surreal, with speaking animals and greens, snappy dialog, track and dance numbers, slapstick violence, explosions, and what seems to be a skeeball machine that eats souls. It seems very devoted to the Cuphead supply materials, although, which is very fascinating as a result of a lot of the sport is rooted within the outdated animated shorts that the Netflix present emulates. In a manner, it is type of like Cuphead and firm of their true, pure setting.
The Cuphead sequence on Netflix will characteristic 12 episodes of 12 minutes every, starring Tru Valentino as Cuphead, Frank Todaro as Mugman, Joe Hanna as Elder Kettle, Luke Millington-Drake because the Satan, Gray Griffin as Ms. Chalice, and Wayne Brady as King Cube. You could find out extra (though, truthfully, not far more) from Netflix, and revel in some pre-release amusements at cupheadcountdown.com.