Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All! 2 Announced: Original Storyline and Enhanced Gameplay Mechanics

Microids and Mr. Nutz Studio are teaming up once again to bring an exciting sequel to the side-scrolling beat ’em up game Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All! The new installment, aptly titled Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All! 2.

The sequel is set to launch in November for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam. Fans of the original game can expect even more slapping action and an engaging storyline.

Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All! 2 will have an Original Storyline & New Gameplay Mechanics

In Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All! 2, the peaceful life of Asterix, Obelix, and their fellow villagers is disrupted when Justforkix arrives seeking their help. Justforkix reveals that his father, Doublehelix, has been wrongfully imprisoned for a theft he didn’t commit.

The Roman legions’ prized possession, the Lutetia Eagle, has been stolen, and an innocent man is paying the price. Asterix takes it upon himself to investigate the matter and asks Justforkix to stay safe in the village. Together, the two Gaulish warriors venture to Lutece, encountering a variety of locations, enemies, and of course, delivering plenty of slaps along the way.

This slap-filled beat ’em up will have an original storyline that will take players through forgotten ruins in a murky forest, the sprawling Roman camp, and even the vibrant city of Lutece. The game offers diverse environments, engaging encounters, and animated scenes that bring the story to life.

Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All! 2 | Microids

Asterix and Obelix have also leveled up their fighting skills. With unique “charge” moves, dynamic fights, a Fury mode, and devastating Ultimate attacks, the Romans and other adversaries won’t stand a chance. Additionally, players can interact with the environment by destroying certain elements and utilizing barrels or menhirs in combat.

Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All! 2 introduces new levels, enemies, and bosses to keep players entertained throughout their journey. The game stays true to the original comics, ensuring that locations and characters faithfully capture the essence of the beloved franchise. Moreover, players can team up with a friend and enjoy local cooperative play, adding an extra layer of excitement to the adventure.

Microids & Les Editions Albert Rene Extends their Licensing Agreement

Besides the game announcement, Microids and Les Editions Albert Rene have extended their licensing agreement, allowing for the development of several video games and new figurines based on the Asterix franchise.

Baptiste Cazaux, licensing director at Editions Albert Rene, expressed his enthusiasm for the partnership, stating that Microids’ commitment to Asterix has made them a major player in the franchise. He believes that the future developments will be even more innovative and of higher quality thanks to Microids’ passion and respect for the Asterix license.

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Microids CEO Stephane Longeard also expressed his pride and honor in continuing the collaboration with Les Editions Albert Rene. This ongoing partnership will allow them to explore the universe of Asterix through video games and the creation of figurines with Plastoy and Pixi.

Longeard emphasized Microids’ dedication to preserving the integrity and spirit of Asterix, promising exceptional gaming experiences that stay true to the original universe created by Albert Uderzo and Rene Goscinny.

What are your thoughts about this news? Are you looking forward to playing Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All! 2? Let us know in the comments section below.

Source: Microids via Gematsu


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