I Want To Be Human coming to Steam this Fall

Published: August 11, 2015 3:57 PM /


I want to be human artwork, showing a strange red, black and white creature standing in a mess of gore and viscera.

Rising Stars Games has announced that they’ve partnered with Sinclair Strange to publish their debut game, I Want To Be Human. The game is a tongue-in-cheek shooter set to release in the Fall.  When released, I Want To Be Human will be available for PC via Steam.

I Want To Be Human coming to Steam this Fall

I want to be Human screenshot showing a strange robot standing in a pixel-art world composed of only black, white and red.

I Want To Be Human brings a twist to the overdone vampire love story and adds a heaping helping of quirk. In this story, a boy falls in love with a vampire girl, then gets turned into a hat by a bad guy, and then the vampire girlfriend goes on a rampage to save her boyfriend. The story from the recent press release is a departure from the early alpha in which a robot was on a rampage to steal human organs, but this vampire thing sounds cool too. The story seems interesting, and the genre is also an interesting mashup of action, shooter, platformer, and puzzler.

Gore, violence, and more pixelated gore abound in I Want to be Human. The art style is reminiscent of a Jhonen Vasquez comic and matches the darkly humorous tone of the game. The color palette is monochromatic, and the whole aesthetic is very stylized. Primarily having worked with Flash before this project, it will be interesting to see the debut title from the bizarre mind of creator Sinclair Strange.

When it comes to gameplay I Want To Be Human looks fast paced and challenging. Player’s main weapon is a reliable shotgun that can be upgraded as you go. The levels span five different worlds and players will unlock new abilities as they progress in the game and overcome a variety of challenges.

I Want To Be Human has an electro-punk audio score, a quirky-dark sense of humor and interesting art style.This single-player indie game has been greenlit on steam and is now being published by Rising Star Games. I Want To Be Human will likely be available for PC, Mac and Linux when released in the Fall.


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