High Moon Studios is working on the solo video game debut of Marvel Comics‘ merc-with-a-mouth, and the trailer for Deadpool is obnoxious, vulgar, and absolutely appropriate… for him, not kids.
Posted on the PlayStation Blog, the trailer for Activision and High Moon Studios‘ Deadpool – coming this summer to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 – shows off exactly what the character is all about: complete and utter random chaos. We do get snippets of gameplay here and there, and Game Director Sean Miller shares some of the story’s details:
“Our game begins as any good Deadpool adventure does – with a mercenary mission – but quickly becomes something much bigger as Deadpool finds himself on the island of Genosha, the site of the great mutant massacre in the comics, fighting for the fate of the world (and his beloved chimichangas).”
They never promised the story would be deep. The character’s in good hands, though. High Moon‘s two Transformers games – War for Cybertron and Fall of Cybertron – were quite good, and for Deadpool, they’re promising a simple-yet-deep combat mechanic that lets you get away with button-mashing but also upgrading weapons, unlocking combos and abilities, and so on for the more sophisticated among us.
Then again, it’s Deadpool. Who has time for sophistication?