Teenage backyard survive ‘em up Grounded has been greenlit to change into an animated sequence. It’ll be tailored by Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars: Rebels author Brent Friedman. Oh my gosh, I simply lastly acquired the sport’s identify. Watch the trailer for Grounded’s September launch beneath whereas I shrink in embarrassment.
Grounded’s animated adaptation takes place in the identical universe as the sport, Deadline stories, and can observe the adventures of 4 younger friends turned two-inches tall by a shrinking ray as they attempt to survive in a yard. Obsidian and Microsoft have joined with Vancouver-based CG firm Waterproof Studios/SC Productions, Kinetic Media and Rick And Morty studio Bardel Leisure to supply the animated sequence. Friedman can also be adapting Earthworm Jim into a brand new animated present, too.
Online game diversifications are having a little bit of a second, simply on telly this time quite than in film kind. The previous week noticed the debut of Netflix’s live-action Resident Evil present, whereas Riot Video games lately purchased the animation studio that produced the TV model of League Of Legends, Arcane. Xbox teamed up with Paramount to indicate us Grasp Chief’s bum and mug within the live-action Halo present this yr, and CD Projekt is partnering with Netflix for the Cyberpunk 2077 anime Edgerunners in September.
Not lengthy after Grounded headed into early entry final yr, Sin spoke to steer designer Adam Brennecke concerning the sport’s origins. “It is a potent setting for certain,” she famous on the time, “and that attractive combination of the acquainted seen from a incredible, unfamiliar perspective stood out after I watched different individuals undergo the identical early-game surprise in co-op.”
No phrase but on when or the place you’ll have the ability to watch the animated model, however Grounded the sport is out there on Steam and the Microsoft Retailer for £25/$30/€30. It is also on Sport Cross.