Howdy, I’m Tommy Refenes. You could keep in mind me from such video games as Tremendous Meat Boy and Tremendous Meat Boy Ceaselessly. I’m delighted to have the ability to inform you that the Meat Boy universe is returning to PlayStation later this yr within the type of a model new title referred to as Dr. Fetus’ Imply Meat Machine! 

Meat Boy has had sufficient video games (for now). Now it’s time for Dr. Fetus to be a star. Dr. Fetus’ Imply Meat Machine takes place proper after the occasions of Tremendous Meat Boy Ceaselessly (proper after the ending, earlier than the publish credit scene, to be actual). Dr. Fetus needs to make clones of Meat Boy and he must weed out all the crappy clones from the gene pool to get pure, excellent, killable Meat Boys. I ponder what Dr. Fetus would do with a by no means ending provide of Meat Boys…hmmm…most likely a query for one more time.

Buzzsaws, lasers, missiles, and different hazards

What this implies in apply is a Puyo Puyo-style match-four puzzler with a singular hardcore twist, courtesy of the nefarious Dr. Fetus’ devious contraptions. As you’re making an attempt to get your color-coded clones to the underside of the display screen and construct combos, you’ll must take care of buzzsaws, missiles and a number of different hazards primed to destroy your clones if you happen to don’t play with the precision that the Tremendous Meat Boy sequence has at all times demanded. In different phrases, what we’re doing with Dr Fetus’ Imply Meat Machine Machine is bringing the hardcore problem Meat Boy is understood for to create a one-of-a-kind mix of puzzle and motion gameplay. 

Return to the Super Meat Boy Universe with Dr. Fetus’ Mean Meat Machine on PlayStation in 2023

The genesis of this recreation lies in an enduring relationship between Staff Meat and our mates at Headup. We’ve labored collectively for nearly 12 years in numerous capacities and we love them. So after they approached us with this concept for a match-four puzzle recreation, we had been fairly busy with launching Tremendous Meat Boy Ceaselessly however after that was out we checked out their pitch and prototype and fell in love yet again. We merged their design and programming expertise – primarily Niko Panagiotopoulos and Mark Aldrup – with our artwork and design expertise and now we’ve this wickedly enjoyable and exquisite puzzle recreation that we by no means would have even thought-about making if not for his or her superb prototype and want to make one thing new and superior.

It’s time to get pleasure from dying once more

The sport has over 100 hand-crafted ranges crammed with hazards and traps that may take a look at your puzzle thoughts alongside together with your finger reflexes. It’s a recreation within the Meat Boy Universe, so anticipate to die – time and again. When you’ve lastly died sufficient your expertise can be second nature and you’ll begin beating ranges with no extra effort than taking a single, easy breath. You’ll really feel completed. You’ll really feel…complete. At that time you’ll then must struggle a boss which can kill you time and again. You’ll know loss of life. It’s lots of enjoyable and fairly cute too! 

For those who’re already a fan of Meat Boy, first, thanks and, second, there’s going to be so much in Dr. Fetus’ Imply Meat Machine to please you. We’ve acquired a complete bunch of acquainted Tremendous Meat Boy and Tremendous Meat Boy Ceaselessly areas just like the picturesque Forest, the Hospital, and Salt Manufacturing facility, all with dazzling backgrounds, animations and cutscenes created by the unique Tremendous Meat Boy Ceaselessly artists. We’ve additionally acquired an unbelievable soundtrack created by the proficient Ridiculon.

It’s been enjoyable to see Meat Boy heading in a brand new course in collaboration with a crew who confirmed us a chance for the sequence that had by no means crossed our minds. What’s come out of it’s a recreation that exists in a well-known style, however on the identical time is like no different recreation in that style. The transfer to inject the hardcore meaty DNA of Tremendous Meat Boy right into a match-four puzzler is one which I believe few of you’d have anticipated (heck, we didn’t anticipate it when Headup first purchased us the thought!). However belief me, it was a loopy sufficient concept to work and I can’t await you all to have the ability to try to survive Dr. Fetus’ twisted take a look at chambers your self when the sport hits PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 later this yr.


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