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Pencil Test Studios and Versus Evil released a brand new gameplay trailer for Armikrog in celebration of the game’s newly announced release date of August 18, 2015.

The trailer takes the perspective of BeakBeak, the trusty alien sidekick of Tommynaut after they both crash-land on an alien planet. BeakBeak is voiced by iconic actor Rob Paulsen and Tommynaut is voiced by Mike Nelson of Mystery Science Theater 3000 fame. Check it out right here:

Along with this trailer, Versus Evil also announced that pre-ordering Armikrog between now and the launch date gets players 10% discount on either the base game or the deluxe version. The standard edition will be $24.99 USD and the deluxe will be priced at $29.99 USD. The deluxe edition features the full game soundtrack by composer Terry Scott Taylor just for those die-hard fans. Armikrog will be available on PC, Mac and Linux at launch and can be found on Steam, GOG and numerous other digital distribution sites.

 

What is Armikrog, anyway?

Utilizing classic  sculpting, set building and clay & puppet fabrication methods combined with stop-motion animation, Armikrog is one of  the most unique-looking point and click titles set to be released in recent memory. Very similar in style to the classic, fan-favorite title The Neverhood,  Doug TenNapel has joined up with Pencil Test Studios and musical composer Terry Scott Taylor to bring the immense charm and style of that title to Armikrog.

Following the exploits of Tommynaut and his sidekick BeakBeak, travel with them through bizarre alien worlds as they are imprisoned in a mysterious fortress and solve puzzle to help them make their escape.

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So Raptors, what do you think of Armikrog? Were you a fan of The Neverhood or other TenNapel titles?


Tanis Pallagi

I've been playing games since the Apple ][ Days. I have a special place in my heart for quirky Japanese games but you'll see me playing anything and everything! I'm also a huge nerd over tabletop RPGs, Warhammer 40k, anime, comic books and birds.