Developer Roll7 is stocked full of crazy dudes. As the team wrapped up their punishing skateboard opus OlliOlli on PlayStation Vita, they pitched Sony an expanded version of their Not A Hero prototype where an unheralded hero must clear the city of crime at the behest of a time-traveling anthropomorphic rabbit running for mayor. Sold.
The presentation was simple and straightforward – again, it was just a prototype – but it’s mix of Elevator Action, Hotline Miami, and Gunpoint combined to make something that felt absolutely magical and altogether unique from the aforementioned games. Built on Roll7’s patented ISO-Slant technology, Not A Hero is shaping up to be the greatest 2¼D cover-based indie shooter of all time ever. Look out for it on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita early next year!