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Developer: The Behemoth
Genres: RPG, Strategy
A full cast of tragically unique heroes awaits as you plot a course across an apocalyptic wonderland!
Dogged at every step by a mysterious and power-hungry narrator! You'll need to rally your troops and steel your wits if you hope to survive a hostile world filled with sinister electrobots, deadly vampires and brutally adorable cupcake people!
Highlights of the Game:
-Single player story mode
-2 player co-op story mode (local & online)
-Up to 4 players in PvP (online)
-Signature Behemoth art style & humor
Pit People Official Launch Trailer
Pit People - Release Date Announcement
Pit People Early Access Launch Trailer
The catchy song that plays over Pit People's ending credits (and has been stuck in my head for the last several days) proclaims: “And it all makes sense now!” That might be overstating things, since its tactical battles never played out the way I expected due to each character having a mind of their own when it comes to what to actually attack or heal. But pit People's weird world has a special, quirky way of being amusing no matter what you're doing. I enjoyed it mostly in small doses, as the bright colors, twisted sense of humor, and goofy, energetic soundtrack can get to be a little much sometimes.
As far as I'm concerned, The Behemoth is now four for four. And while Pit People doesn't quite nab the crown as my new favorite game from the studio, I love the risks it takes to shake up strategy RPGs. It's a wild, creative, occasionally erratic game. Pit People is imperfect, but it's so worth your time.