The title here pretty much says it all as Guacamelee 2 has been officially announced out of Paris Games Week and according to the trailer we have, it will be out on the PS4 soon-ish. I say the PS4 at least here a Drinkbox Studios has yet to confirm if it will be coming to the Xbox One or PC at some point. I am going to guess that it will and at worst Guacamelee 2 could be a timed exclusive, but that all boils down to where money gets thrown around. I do not think this is going to be one of those franchises that is gobbled up to be a full exclusive, but it is one I could see getting the timed exclusive treatment. Or all of this could just be further speculation based on the fact that it was only shown at the start of the Sony Media Event and such.
Nonetheless, Guacamelee 2 is coming and it is bringing with it what looks to be similar gameplay as the original just with a whole new story. Not that bad of an idea as this platformer was damn near rock solid the first time around and there was not much I would say needed changing or fixing. I am sure there will be something in there as the team should always want to push forward and not just rely on a new story to make their game. Again, not the first time a studio has done that, but I have higher hopes for Guacamelee 2 and expect them as well. I doubt anyone in charge will read this, but that is how I feel at this point.
As for the story of Guacamelee 2, it looks like we will be picking up about seven years after the events of the first game. Juan is doing his thing and being all happy with his family when another big evil comes into play. Again, he will need to don the mask and kick some ass as this big bad is not looking to just destroy Mexico, but all of space and time. Sounds a little political when you look at it, but I am guessing that is not why we are getting Guacamelee 2 in the end. Although it would be hilarious to see Drinkbox Studios use a giant orange as one of the "big bad's" underlings. Maybe that is just me though.
Guacamelee 2 — PGW 2017 Reveal Trailer
We’re super emocionados to finally reveal what we’ve been quietly working on for the last few months. Hint: It’s a sequel to everyone’s favorite Mexican-themed co-op-multiplayer dimension-swapping Metroid-vania beat-em-up platformer. That’s right, it’s Guacamelee 2!
The sequel picks up 7 years after the original game. Juan Aguacate is living a happy life with his family, when his friend and trainer Uay Chivo discovers a new evil menace that threatens to destroy not only Mexico, but time and space itself!
Are you excited to see that Guacamelee 2 is coming and coming soon-ish? What are you hoping has changed in the game besides the story and level layouts? Do you think that we will get to see many of the past characters showing back up or will it be mostly a new cast for this time around? Let everyone know your thoughts down in the comments and then discuss. For more on Guacamelee 2 as it comes, be sure to be right here as we will keep all of the updates flowing for it. Do not miss out.