Devolver Digital is known for its subversive takes on game showcases, and today’s 3-minute Devolver Delayed is no different. This time, it takes aim at Nintendo Directs, borrowing from its visual/audio formats. Devolver Delayed announces several game delays; these games were supposed to launch this year, but will now launch in 2024 instead. It also confirms several launches planned for this year.
Delayed to 2024
The Plucky Squire: This game jumps between 2D and 3D worlds as players follow Jot and his friends on a journey through and outside of a storybook. When Humgrump realizes he’s the book’s villain, he kicks Jot out of its pages… changing the story forever. The Plucky Squire will be available for PC via Steam, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox Series.
Stick It to the Stickman: This roguelike brawler involves groin-kicking, staple-gunning, and chainsaw-wielding. The combat is physics-based. A bonus? You can weaponize farts. Stick It to the Stickman will be available for PC via Steam.
Skate Story: Go on an impossible quest through the Underworld. Ollie, kickflip, and grind through ash and smoke. Skate fast to destroy demons and save others while on a journey from fragile beginner to hardened skater. Skate Story will be released for PC via Steam.
Anger Foot: This game is what it sounds like. Play as an angry someone putting the boot to gangsters in fever dream-like Shit City. Anger Foot will be released for PC via Steam.
Pepper Grinder: This action-packed 2D adventure combine traditional platforming with an alternate drilling mode, allowing players to dive in and out of the earth like a dolphin would in water. Pepper Grinder will be released for PC via Steam and Nintendo Switch.
On track for 2023
Gunbrella: Play as a gruff woodsman on a quest for revenge. He’s armed with the mysterious Gunbrella, a firearm that – as it sounds – doubles as an umbrella. Gunbrella will be released for PC via Steam and Nintendo Switch.
Wizard with a Gun: This title is an online co-op sandbox survival game that is set in a magical wilderness that is filled with dangerous creatures and arcane mysteries. Wizard with a Gun will be released for PC via Steam, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series.
The Talos Principle 2: This sequel to a beloved title is a thought-provoking first-person puzzle experience that expands on its predecessor’s philosophical themes with mind-bending challenges. The Talos Principle 2 will be released for PC via Steam, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series.
The Cosmic Wheel Sisterhood: DDNet’s preview can be read here. The game follows an exiled witch trying to return to her coven. Players craft their own Tarot deck and help shape the fate of the cosmic Witch society. The Cosmic Wheel Sisterhood will be released for PC via Steam and Nintendo Switch on August 16.
KarmaZoo: KarmaZoo is a joyful, altruistic co-op platformer where up to 10 players help each other with the unique abilities of 50 different characters, all for the sake of good Karma. KarmaZoo will be released for PC via Steam, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox Series.
Broforce DLC: DLC is coming to Broforce! In the base game, an underfunded, overpowered paramilitary organization deals with what’s threatening the world using excessive force. Broforce is available PC/Mac via Steam, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One.
McPixel 3 DLC: DLC is coming to this save-the-day adventure where the hero averts disaster using unconventional methods of mayhem. McPixel 3 is available for iOS/Android, PC via Steam, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series, and Xbox One.