Metroid-like Indie Game, Outbuddies DX is Out Now on PS4 | Trailer

Developed by Julian Laufer and published by Headup, Outbuddies DX is a pixelated 2D adventure not unlike the classic, Metroid. Originally released on PC, Outbuddies DX is available now on PlayStation 4.

Fans of the Metroidvania genre can look forward to a feature-packed adventure with several hours of exploration. Outbuddies DX takes place in a huge interconnected world filled with environmental hazards, hostile creatures and gigantic bosses. And it adds two special features: you explore the world with the help of your ever-trustworthy robot sidekick who scouts and manipulates the surroundings through hacking, scanning, and telekinesis. Furthermore, the local co-op mode allows a second player to control that sidekick with an expanded tool set, perfectly suited for co-operational speedruns.

On your own or together, you’ll discover various ancient weapon systems and gear upgrades to battle through a gigantic sunken labyrinth with a non-linear gear-based progression system for both combat and level-layouts.

Features include:

  • 2D Side-scrolling ‘Metroid-like’ adventure
  • Explore an open Lovecraftian fantasy labyrinth with five huge distinct areas
  • Evolve characters with a non-linear gear-based progression system
  • Sandbox-like freedom to develop speed-techs
  • Unique drone ‘Buddy’ unit with local co-op option
  • Epic and creative boss battles that stand out within the genres
  • Original soundtrack by OGRE
  • Optimized performance for smooth gameplay with 60 FPS throughout
  • MS-DOS style pixel art with distortion-free adoptive scaling

Outbuddies DX is available now on PlayStation 4 for $17.99.

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