Cyanide Goes DS Dungeon Raiding This Summer


This summer, Focus Home Interactive and Cyanide Studio will launch Dungeon Raiders, a quirky new action/adventure game designed specifically for the DS. Although the official announcement makes no mention of such a connection, it’s readily apparent that Dungeon Raiders is a portable offshoot of Cyanide’s free-to-play PC MMO Dungeon Party.

In Dungeon Raiders you will assume the roles of three different characters — the Gandalf mocking wizard Glandalf, the inept thief Luigi, and the all brawn and no brains executioner Extermino — as they embark on the “maddest quest ever.” Your guess is as good as mine as to what that quest actually is, but I can tell you it will involve a lot of slapstick dungeon raiding through pirate caves, Egyptian pyramids, Dracula’s castle and other exotic locales.

Cyanide is tailoring Dungeon Raiders‘ dungeon raiding gameplay mechanics to the unique control possibilities the DS has to offer, as you’ll have to use the touch screen and microphone to move around, pound on enemies, solve puzzles and draw magic symbols to cast spells such as the Toilet Plunger and Speed Fart.

Sounds like a hoot, and looks quite charming to boot!

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