El Paso, Elsewhere has been wanting good because it first appeared, slowly, in 2021. Simply over two years later, the Max Payne-esque slow-motion vampire-slaying shooter nonetheless seems impossibly fashionable because it drops its launch date together with an AMV for one of many authentic songs from its hip-hop soundtrack.
El Paso, Elsewhere follows perpetually horizontal hero James Savage on a typically fast-paced, typically slow-motion journey to slay his ex-girlfriend-slash-vampire-lord Draculae earlier than she conducts some type of horrible ritual to doom the world .
Throughout his journey by means of a really Max Payney motel within the titular Texan city, James will blast a complete bunch of monsters in his manner – together with the likes of mummies, werewolves and biblically correct angels – typically with a gun in every hand (clearly ), whereas popping ache drugs and lunging sideways in that acquainted bullet pose.
It is all very neo-noir and all very Max Payne, if you aren’t getting it. It is all very, very fashionable too, with PS1-style graphics and a soundtrack composed of authentic hip-hop songs.
Certainly one of these tracks is carried out by Xalavier Nelson Jr., studio head of developer Unusual Scaffold, voice of James and occasional previous time RPS collaborator, together with musician RJ Lake. The brand new animated music video for Keep Awake additionally revealed the discharge date for El Paso, Elsewhere: September twenty sixth.
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It is gritty, moody, and chock stuffed with the visible flash and gender-based violence you’d anticipate. If it piques your style for extra gore, beats, and bullet instances, El Paso’s demo, Elsewhere’s Subsequent Fest can nonetheless be downloaded on its Steam web page.