Following its PC launch on October 19, Western-inspired “motorvania” game Laika: Aged Through Blood will launch for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on December 5, followed by Switch on January 11, 2024, publisher Headup Games and developer Brainwash Gang announced.
Here is an overview of the game, via its Steam page:
Laika: Aged Through Blood is a Western-inspired motorvania set in a post-apocalyptic desert. It is the story about a tribe oppressed by occupant forces, and the personal story of a mother coyote warrior who descends on an endless path of vengeance to take back what her people lost.
Drive, jump and fight your way through the huge hand-drawn world on your trustworthy motorbike. Race through the sandy desert and perform dangerous jumps, shoot enemies in slowmo and reload your gun by performing a backflip! Use skill-based power-ups and persist challenging battles against big bosses!
- Vehicular combat on a fast and agile motorbike.
- A beautiful, hand-painted and post-apocalyptic world filled with secrets and NPCs.
- A deep story about a mother-daughter relationship, vengeance and loss, told through cinematic flashbacks.
- Various chapters, epic boss battles and loads of missions.
- The very first MOTORVANIA!
Watch a new trailer below.
Consoles Release Date Trailer
Update 01/10/24 at 10:20 a.m.: The Switch version of Laika: Aged Through Blood has been delayed to an unannounced release date. Here is the full statement from Headup Games:
The Nintendo Switch release of Laika: Aged Through Blood was originally set for [January 11].
We want to ensure the version we launch is in the best possible shape it could be in, which is why we decided to take some more time and delay the release.
Thanks for understanding.