THE CUPHEAD SHOW Sneak Peek Focuses on the Old-School Influences of the Netflix Series
Mechanic: Bartosz Sobczak
Category: Video Game TV Series
Netflix has shared a wonderful first look at The Cuphead Show, the streaming giant's new TV series based on "the Dark Souls of 2D platformer games" and one of the most best-reviewed indie titles of the past decade.
For those unfamiliar with Cuphead, the Studio MDHR Entertainment–developed 2D platformer was released in September 2017 to overwhelmingly positive reviews, currently sitting at a great 88% score on Metacritic.
In Cuphead, the player takes on the role of the titular hero or Mugman (in single player or local co-op) and embark on a strikingly beautiful— yet immensely challenging — adventure set in a colourful world, inspired by the so-called "rubber hose" style of animation used in Walt Disney and Fleischer Studios' classic cartoons.
According to Netflix, The Cuphead Show follows "the misadventures of the impulsive Cuphead and his cautious but persuadable brother Mugman in this animated series based on the hit video game."
Without further ado, check out at the action-packed sneak peek at Netflix's The Cuphead Show down below:
Take an inside peek at the intricate, nostalgic design of The Cuphead Show! pic.twitter.com/EF0kpAi973— NX (@NXOnNetflix) June 26, 2020
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Bartosz Sobczak - Owner, Editor-in-Chief
Lawyer by day, video game reporter by night. Long-time fan of the Mass Effect, Age of Empires, Prince of Persia, BioShock — especially the second one — and Splinter Cell series (who still believes that the best is yet to come). Tries his hardest to shine a new light on the Polish game-development scene. Gameplay Mechanix is his biggest passion project to date. Often listens to old episodes of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson while writing. Privately a cat person.
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