Indie developers are a very important part of gaming. A lot of these only have a small team and a limited budget and the games they create are fun and can rival AAA titles. So when big publishing companies like Team 17 come along and give them the means to release their games, it is a very good thing.
Cambridge-based indie team Ghost Time Games have created Overcooked that sees the gamers playing as cooks. The Onion Kingdom is in danger and only the finest cooking can save it! players must journey through a variety of cruel and unusual kitchens on their quest to become master chefs. Play solo or engage in classic, chaotic couch co-op for up to four players in both co-operative and competitive challenge modes.
Debbie Bestwick, Team17’s CEO said, “We’re huge fans of couch gaming, and have been specifically looking for a game in this genre with mass market appeal. It was instantly clear just how unique and hilarious the game is, play it – it’s incredible. We are delighted to welcome Ghost Town Games to our label.”
“We’re really excited to be working with Team17 to help us release Overcooked. We’ve been working on the game for over a year now and it’s just great to have the help and support of a team with 25 years’ experience that has as much love for local multiplayer gaming as we do!” added Phil Duncan, Designer and Co-Founder at Ghost Town Games.
Overcooked is out later this year on PC, Xbox One and PS4. Until then enjoy the above trailer and screenshots below.