Ready at Dawn’s Cute Arena Combat Game “Deformers” Ready for April 21 Release

Ready at Dawn, the folks behind God of War: Ghost of Sparta and The Order: 1886 are reading up their latest game – Deformers.

The cute and colorful action-multiplayer game is set for a launch on April 21st across PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Featured above, you can view the game’s newly released launch trailer – just in case you needed an idea of how crazy things can get in-game.

Here’s a rundown on the game, via Ready at Dawn:

From the award-winning independent developer Ready at Dawn Studios, Deformers is a brand new, third-person smash ‘em arena combat game featuring fast and frantic gameplay. With a focus on multiplayer and online connectivity, players control “Forms” as they battle each other in fast-paced melee combat for supremacy.

Prepare for an epic battle! Deformers is a fast and frantic multiplayer combat arena game. Smash up your friends in couch co-op, or team up and fight against others online!

  • No Guts, No Glory!
    Compete in a variety of game modes and dominate the competition!
  • Friend or Foe?
    Team up to take down your enemies with online couch co-op or battle your buds in a free-for-all death match!
  • Aliens and Animals and Blobs, Oh My!
    Chose from dozens of Forms that range from cute to crazy.
  • Forms on Fleek!
    Customize your Form with new styles, tags, and emotes!
  • Roll Around the World!
    Battle across deserts, decrepit ruins, and even under the big top!
  • A FORMidable Arsenal
    Ram, throw, and shoot your way to victory!
  • This Isn’t Even My Final Form!
    Power-ups help Forms get the extra edge – not approved by the FDA.

If you’re looking to pony up for a swanky physical edition of the game, a retail box will cost you $29.99, exclusively via GameStop. A collector’s edition is also available for an extra $10, also exclusively via GameStop. It includes:

  • Physical copy of Deformers and custom Steelbook case
  • Deformers soundtrack disc (composed by Austin Wintory)
  • Four vinyl figurines featuring some of our most lovable characters
  • Stickers including the Deformers logo, Pugglesworth (pug), and Sue (sushi) Forms


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