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Sombrero: Spaghetti Western Mayhem (developed by Pixelmetal and published by Alliance Digital Media) is releasing on October 27th.

Sombrero: Spaghetti Western Mayhem is a side-scrolling multiplayer arena game similar to Samurai Gun or Super Smash Bros. by indie developer Pixelmetal. 2-4 players will be able to select from over two dozen distinct characters and sling lead at one another. The game features local and online multiplayer, a variety of power-ups, and the promise of future content updates. Although the developer feels that controllers work best for the game, it will nonetheless feature keyboard & mouse controls if that’s how you’d like to play.

The game is launching with four different game gameplay modes. The classic multiplayer modes Deathmatch and Capture the Flag are there, of course. Loot has the various outlaws in the game trying to grab up as many bags of money as possible before time runs out. “Banditos” is similar to King of the Hill-style gameplay; players must get their greasy mitts on the Golden Monkey Idol and hold onto it as long as possible. Of course, other players will be keen on liberating it from the competition whether it’s with bullets or boomerangs.

If you’d like to get a feel for the gameplay, you can take a peek at the teaser trailer originally released in July of this year:

If you’d like to learn more about Sombrero: Spaghetti Western Mayhem or its developer, TechRaptor interviewed Nick “Pixelmetal” Robalik in September 2014, May 2015, and December 2015. You can pick it up on Steam on October 27th. The release date for the Xbox One version of the game is not yet known.

What do you think of Sombrero: Spaghetti Western Mayhem? Does it look like the sort of game you’d like to play? How important is it for multiplayer games to have online multiplayer? Let us know in the comments below!


Robert N. Adams

Senior Writer

I've had a controller in my hand since I was 4 and I haven't stopped gaming since. CCGs, Tabletop Games, Pen & Paper RPGs - I've tried a whole bunch of stuff over the years and I'm always looking to try more!