Guys, Adventure Time creator and all-around positive guy, Pendleton Ward got himself held HOSTAGE by the forces of CLAW! He was just chillin’ on Mandragora Island but got embroiled into their fiendish take-over! Sure, you have to beat CLAW to save the world from their evil plans, but you gotta rescue Pendleton Ward too! Come on guys!
SUPER SEXY BURGER TIME - "Battle Against Paula Deen" (The Seven Corrupted Burg Gods From Beyond The Veil)
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People enjoyed the previous behind-the-scenes art posts for the game, so here’s more of it! This time the actual color sketches for the backgrounds, before moving onto the pixel-art stage.
As usual, all of this is done by the great Stephane Boutin!
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The Mercenary Kings have been activated… Early! On July 22nd, get the game on Steam Early Access! Help the mission by giving us your intel before the official release! Enter the fray as the most skilled mercenaries on Earth! Craft your arsenal to avenge your fallen comrades and save the world from the fearsome forces of CLAW.
Who likes behind-the-scenes, work-in-progress stuff? Almost everyone right?
We’re gonna take a bit of a look behind the scenes of the scenes, behind our characters; Backgrounds!
You can click on the pictures to get some extra notes! There will be more background tidbits in the upcoming weeks!
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Made by the amazing Paul Robertson , the Steel Soldier is one of the first big bosses in Mercenary Kings.
Originally built as a construction mech it’s designs have been stolen and weaponized by the evil C.L.A.W organization!
We’re sharing these sprites so people can pore over the detail and sheer condensed fun from Paul’s sprite work!
Here’s a few “classic” guns I drew for Mercenary Kings. Besides these ones, pretty much all other gun sprites of the games are drawn by Paul Robertson.
From Game Designer Jonathan Lavigne’s tumblr, a couple of the more realistic weapons you can assemble in Mercenary Kings!
You might recognize a couple of these weapons from specific action movie scenes, which is where they come from, for the most part!
Of course, everyone will recognize the SPAS-12 shotgun (fourth column, second row) from the 1984 italian action classic BLASTFIGHTER:
What a name, right? It would not be okay to bring up the movie without its pretty awesome 80s-synth opening titles:
A bit of quick news: Mercenary Kings is charging into E3 next week with a playable version!
It’s a surprise but we’re extremely happy to be part of the event! You can expect more details next week!