According to the developer, VALA is the "world's best mass llama-slaughter roguelike-lite-ish couch co-op top-down twin-stick shooter." What that means is that the game requires you to navigate various areas, shooting as many llamas as possible. We've seen many twin-stick shooters release on Xbox One in recent years but this one is definitely the craziest. "Roguelike-lite-ish" means that you die a lot, but become stronger after every run despite the fact that you may have to start from the beginning.
If you look at the trailer, you can see that the title features some great visuals. What's most impressive is the number of llamas on screen at any given time. Some of the main features of VALA are as follows.
- Up to four-player local couch co-op.
- A massive, changing city to explore.
- Campaign and endless modes.
- Dozens of weapons to unlock.
- Option to turn off blood and gore.
- Hundreds of bad puns, narrated for your pleasure.
The game was scheduled to launch before the end of the year but today the developer revealed a new release date. VALA is coming out on February 26, 2018, on Xbox One and PC. Hopefully the game will be just as polished as it is unique. If you've ever wanted to save the world from endless llamas who go around murdering humans, then this is the title for you.
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