Booze’Em Up in the Drunken Fist
Alcohol can alter the way you perceive the world. The teams over at Eastasiasoft and Deklazon decided to twist that real-life experience into a “totally accurate” Beat’Em Up video game. In Drunken Fist, you play as an inebriated wanderer who is drinking the night away, eventually finding himself in trouble with a collection of obnoxious enemies. By collecting food and alcohol across seven different stages, you’ll have to find your way home amid a wild night of crude encounters and violence.
Utilizing a physics-based system, Drunken Fist is essentially a wacky Beat’em Up title painted with a “minimalist polygon art style.” Its official trailer is backed with a rocking surf tune and an old school film grain reminiscent of the grindhouse feature films back in the day. In addition to its vibrant approach, the enemies come in all backgrounds and fighting styles, from guitar-playing hipsters and college jocks to low-life wannabe gangsters and other fellow drunken buffoons. If half-blind punches aren’t helping you in a brawl, you can always switch to urinating on your foes to watch them slip and slide and moan in pain.
Drunken Fist will be released digitally on December 23, 2020. It will be staggering onto the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch for only US$7.99/€7.99. Additionally, there is a 20% launch discount for the title on select platforms. To get an idea of what Drunken Fist has to offer, the VR party action brawler Drunkn Bar Fight features a somewhat similar setting. As the title suggests, you’re basically in the bar tossing strikes and objects at other patrons with an outlandish physics engine.
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