Following Trover Saves the Universe and Accounting+, Justin Roiland announces High On Life for Xbox consoles and PC. The co-creator of Rick and Morty will put his humor at the service of this new game with such a quirky tone.
The Xbox Bethesda conference has given way to newer and less popular games than Starfield, Overwatch 2 or Forza Motorsport. Justin Roiland, co-creator of the animated series Rick and Morty, was able to introduce us to video High On Life, his new game based on the irreverent trover Saves The Universe and Accounting+.
High On Life, a sci-fi first-person shooter with no humor
High On Life is a first-person action game in which you must disrupt an alien invasion. The peculiarity of these little men from another planet is that they use humans “like a drug”.
You certainly got it, in HOL you are a bounty hunter trying to stop an alien invasion on Earth. These thugs from an interstellar cartel not only want to take control, they use people like drugs. Yes yes, you read that right, a DRUG! And that’s why your role as a bounty hunter is important.
Mike Fridley, director of the Squanch Games studio.
The other peculiarity of the title is that the weapons are a life form AND are pointed at the player very regularly. In the announcement trailer, one hints that it’s possible to rotate at will. Ammunition, which are also living beings, can be reproduced without any problems. An arsenal that will also come with special abilities.
to visit planets
Besides the shootouts, High On Life will offer trips to different planets, which are being kept secret at the time of writing this article. So you have to be content with a teaser: Surprises await the players.
All I can tell you is that if you love multidimensional Rick and Morty TV, you won’t get bored.
Too many jokes kill humor? Mike Fridley, director of the Squanch Games studio, reassures on this point and confirms that the FPS side absolutely holds up.
It’s not just about telling jokes, our titles are born from Justin’s creative concepts, then we work together to ensure you’ll be continually surprised and delighted with your next discovery. We also want our games to be enjoyable to play and not bogged down in the absurd. Or at least in a form of absurdity that would be boring. This is our first FPS and we’re proud of its gameplay: it’s not a mediocre title with good jokes. High On Life is a good FPS that’s also really hilarious and weird.
High On Life will be available in October 2022 for Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC (Steam, Epic Games Store). It will be included in Xbox Game Pass upon release.