It’s a wrap, which was announced for Switch just this month, is coming very soon. Publisher AMC Games and developer Chanko Studios have announced that it will be released for the console on August 31, 2023.
As a reminder, It’s a Wrap is a 2D puzzle platformer inspired by classic 1980s action movies. You can find more information on this in the following overview:
Though inspired by B-movies, It’s a Wrap! Launches to acclaim from festivals around the world. The game has been featured in 19 showcases at venues including PAX West and the London Games Festival; Notable awards include Critic’s Choice Award at Indie Game Fest 2023, Excellence in Design and Media Highlight Award from IGN Japan at BitSummit 2022, Most Innovative Newcomer at Creative Gaming Awards 2022, and Most Fun at Indie X 2022 .
As the debut title from Chanko Studios, these recognitions are a testament to the small team’s exceptional craftsmanship, passion and dedication to delivering an outstanding puzzle experience. “It’s a wrap! is our sincere homage to the golden era of ’80s action movies and we hope it will resonate with gamers who like their puzzles challenging and their action over the top,” said Guillaume Bernard and Dominik Schwäger, co-founders of Chanko Studios.
It’s a wrap! cleverly combines challenging puzzle solving, satisfying 2D platforming, and a wealth of 80’s nostalgia. In It’s a Wrap! The player directs and stars in low-budget Hollywood films, caught in a loop of rehearse, die and repeat. With the unique “timeline editing” mechanic, players take on the role of director and must skillfully maneuver the timing of actors, props and special effects to create the perfect scene before the cameras roll. places, people!
Once “Action” is heard, the player switches roles and takes control of movie star Johnny Rush, who performs a series of carefully choreographed stunts. Whether it’s dodging explosive trucks in a high-speed motorcycle chase, dodging asteroids in epic space battles, or escaping a boulder as he chases you into a treacherous cave, Johnny Rush will never fail to meet his cartoonish yet spectacular demise, until everything is perfect.
You can watch a new trailer of It’s a Wrap below.