Developer Trigger Happy Interactive has announced Turbo Overkill, a "savage first-person shooter" coming to Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S in 2022.
It's described as being a Blade Runner meets DOOM hellscape, where you play as Johnny Turbo, a "half-metal, half-human and half-crazy" hero, who has "hidden arm rockets and a chainsaw that extends from your lower leg allowing you to kick-slice enemies wide open". You can get a good sense of the tone of the game just from that description alone.
It's aiming for an over-the-top style, packed with ferocious FPS action. You'll be able to wall-run, dash and even slow down time to take out your enemies. If you really want, you can slide on your chainsaw leg to cause some ultimate damage. There's even a sniper rifle known as the Telefragger, which allows Johnny to teleport inside his enemies and rip them apart from the inside. It sounds absolutely bonkers!
"Heavily inspired by some of the all-time greats like Doom, Duke Nukem and Quake, with stunning cyberpunk visuals, Turbo Overkill is the most savage FPS ever released by Apogee."
"Race through two dozen stages packed with secrets, bonus arena stages, and white-knuckle combat puzzles. Find game-changing collectibles to unlock punishing modifiers like triple-monster-speed and insta-kill. Combine all of Johnny’s weapons and powers to outsmart, outgun and outrun the corrupted legions."
Turbo Overkill isn't the only upcoming game that's sprinkling a bit of DOOM magic into its gameplay. Roboquest is another title - coming to Xbox Game Pass - that seems to mix that formula with the aesthetic of Borderlands.
If that wasn't enough, we also have Shadow Warrior 3 coming to consoles later this year, looking as brutal as ever in its recent showings. DOOM fans are getting a treat this year with some quality inspired games. Hopefully, Turbo Overkill can justify that comparison.
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