TUCSON, Arizona — Sept. 5, 2020 — “POSTAL: Brain Damaged“, the retro-styled FPS spin-off from Running With Scissors’ outrageous series enjoyed by millions, will deliver crude and immature humor, ridiculous weapons, and old school challenge to PC and consoles in 2021.
Developed by Hyperstrange (developers of ELDERBORN) and CreativeForge Games to be published by Running With Scissors, POSTAL: Brain Damaged gives a tantalizing taste of the madness to come in its debut trailer, revealed today at Realms Deep 2020.
One too many hits to the head (and hits off the pipe) has everyone’s favorite bathrobed anti-hero, The POSTAL Dude, reeling from brain damage. When he closes his eyes in a drunken, drugged-up stupor, he awakens in a psychedelic, grotesque, utterly twisted dream world.
Asylum patients with dildo arms charge ravenously. Serial killer grandmas wield walkers in cut-throat combat. Beware probe-happy aliens reaching for the backside of The POSTAL Dude’s bathrobe.
Shoot through stages of escalating insanity, beating back the nightmares with bullets and urine. Strafe, dash, slide, and bunny hop through massive retro-styled stages, including a grungy asylum, comic convention, Area 69, and more. Each of The POSTAL Dude’s twisted fantasies offers new challenges and a characteristic flow — from corridor shooting through secret passages to blowing up large, open spaces with perfect twitch reflexes — but the hardcore spirit of badass ‘90s shooters bleeds from every orifice.
With a heaping arsenal of nostalgic, bombastic weaponry, POSTAL: Brain Damaged delivers a pure boomer shooter experience. Eviscerate enemies with the double-barreled shotgun, remove flat-earther heads from afar with the devastating railgun, and attach the cat silencer to blast aliens and military zombies with feline style.
POSTAL: Brain Damaged boasts the series’ beloved over-the-top parody and satire of pop culture, politics, and modern society. Escape from reality and unwind while beating back hippies, fleeing from flying fluids, and wiping out enemies to your heart’s content while pixelated blood spurts forth and a thrashing old school soundtrack thumps with every gun blast.
“They just don’t make badass shooters like they used to,” said Vince Desi, founder of Running With Scissors.
“Brain Damaged takes the torch from all the pretenders while excreting everything fans want to see from the series that once birthed “The Worst Game Ever™”. The Dude is back and dirtier than ever!”
POSTAL: Brain Damaged launches for PC and consoles in 2021. For more details in the days to come, check out Running With Scissors’ website and hang with the crew on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Discord.
About Running With Scissors
Founded in 1996, Running With Scissors is one of the oldest indie studios in the game industry and focuses on creating socially conscious games.
Best known for their work on the POSTAL franchise, Running With Scissors develops signature experiences focused more on making people laugh than making sure everyone is comfortable.
To learn more about Running With Scissors please visit their website at gopostal.com.
HYPERSTRANGE is an independent game development and publishing studio based in Warsaw, Poland, founded on the day of the 2015 Solar Eclipse. Its debut title – ELDERBORN – brought about a whole new level of brutal FPP melee combat in 2020.
Drawing inspiration from heavy metal, 90s pulp pop culture, and classic boomer shooters, the loud and proud studio strives to make everyone’s gaming life a little stranger.
To learn more about Hyperstrange please visit their website at hyperstrange.com.
About CreativeForge Games
CreativeForge Games is an experienced indie games developer and publisher listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. They place priority on reaching out to gaming fans worldwide with fun and creative productions.
To learn more about CreativeForge Games please visit their website at creativeforge.pl.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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