Published on October 31st, 2023 | by Adrian Gunning

Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All 2. The fury of Gaul in a gameplay trailer

The most famous Asterix and Obelix are back! In a new trailer, they demonstrate the full extent of their power and abilities. With dynamic animation and breathtaking action, Asterix & Obelix: Slap them All! 2 promises fans and newcomers alike a gaming experience that is both intense and true to the spirit of the series. The game will be released on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC digitally on November 13, 2023 and physically on November 30, 2023. Get ready to be amazed!

Asterix & Obelix: Slap them All! 2 is a high-energy 2D Beat’em Up that immerses players in the imaginative world of René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo. Get ready to take down enemies and unleash your strength, either solo or in local co-op… before the sky falls on your head!

Asterix, Obelix and the villagers are interrupted by the sudden arrival of Goudurix, who has come to ask for help. He reveals that his father, Oceanonix, has been imprisoned for a theft he did not commit…

The Aquila of Lutetia, the precious gold emblem of the Roman legions, has just been stolen and an innocent man has been thrown into prison! Asterix promises to investigate and asks Goudurix to stay safely in the village. The two Gallic warriors travel to Lutetia to obtain information from an acquaintance who is reputed to be well-informed about the rumours and intrigues of the city… And it’s obviously with slaps in the face that they will find the answers on their long journey!

Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All! 2 is a high-energy Beat’em Up that takes us on an original story worthy of the greatest Gallic adventures. Explore a multitude of captivating locations: from mysterious ruins nestling in the heart of the forest, through an imposing Roman camp, to majestic Lutetia… Each stage of the journey offers new environments, as your journey takes you to far-flung lands, punctuated by thrilling encounters. And, of course, you can expect a generous helping of slaps in the face! Throughout this hectic adventure, there will be sketches to punctuate your journey, adding a dose of humour and emotion as well as advancing the plot.

This sequel pushes the limits of the action, with more fearsome enemies and bosses. But that’s not all! The experience is enhanced by a host of new features and gameplay improvements. Our intrepid Gauls, Asterix and Obelix, now have new specific moves they can charge up for even more powerful attacks. Battles are more dynamic, richer, smoother than ever, and our heroes can now trigger their Fury mode, increasing their strength, and unleash a devastating Ultimate attack. Our heroes can also destroy some elements of the environment to create chaos, as well as throwing barrels and menhirs at opponents during combat.

Overseen by the teams at Les Editions Albert René to guarantee respect of Asterix essence, this new episode is being developed by Mr Nutz Studio. The long-awaited sequel promises an adventure that pays tribute to the comics in an exceptional way. The developers have taken the artistic decision to create the characters, backgrounds and animations “by hand”, with absolute respect for the style of 2D animation. This aesthetic choice, imbued with nostalgia, will appeal to fans of the franchise and fans of retro games. You will be transported into a faithful visual universe, reminiscent of the marvellous illustrations in the Asterix and Obelix comic books. Dive into an immersive visual experience and admire the beauty of the craftsmanship carried out by the Mr Nutz Studio’s team.

Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All 2! will be available digitally in North America on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC November 13, 2023.

About the Author'

Adrian lives in Melbourne Australia and has a huge passion for gaming, technology and pop culture. He recently finished his a Bachelor of Journalism and is currently focusing on games journalism. When not writing and playing video games, Adrian can be found in Comics 'R' Us debating the pros of the DC Universe and cons of the Marvel Universe.

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