Publisher PQube and developer Petoons Studio provide us with a character trailer too Curse of the Sea Rats. The Ratoidvania adventure will be released in early 2023 for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S & Xbox One.
Curse of the Sea Rats is a hand-animated Ratoidvania adventure in which a ship’s crew has been turned into rats by a pirate witch. In it, players will explore a rich, non-linear platformer world full of challenging bosses and character-specific abilities – either alone or in local co-op mode.
Classic Metroidvania platforming and combat – Players will explore and battle through a variety of locations along the 18th Century Irish coast 4 Iconic Heroes with distinct playstyles and skills – Characters with unique abilities are David Douglas, Buffalo Calf, Bussa and Akane Yamakawa Detailed, hand-drawn graphics and animations – 2D animations inspired by classic cartoons seamlessly transition into detailed 3D environments Spiritual Aid – Players gather spiritual energy to level up characters along their extensive skill trees Local co-op – Mode for up to 4 people – Flexible co-op mode allows you to drop in and out at any time Challenging Boss Battles – Players take on Flora Burns’ elite squad and must study their complex attack patterns to emerge victorious Collect from Items and Inventory Management – There are hidden treasures to be found everywhere, but items that can be purchased from the Quartermaster also give you an advantage in battle