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Swery 65's Working On Vita Launch Game, Lord of Apocalypse

A game inspired by Monster Hunter maybe isn't what we'd like to see, but it'll have to do.

My head hurts, too, bro.

The cult success of Deadly Premonition hasn't exactly translated into Access Games designer Swery 65 calling all the shots on what he works on next, despite the Internet's desires.

He continues to collaborate with Square Enix, with the latest tag-team coming in the form of Lord of Apocalypse, one of Vita's launch titles this December.

Swery 65 has revealed he's the acting director on Lord of Apocalypse, a Monster Hunter-style action RPG. It's unlikely you'll be sipping on a whole lot of coffee and mulling psychic visions in this one.

If you aren't buying a Vita, there are options: Lord of Apocalypse is coming to PSP, too.

Me? I just want to know what the man actually wants to work on next, not more contract work!

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Posted by patrickklepek
My head hurts, too, bro.

The cult success of Deadly Premonition hasn't exactly translated into Access Games designer Swery 65 calling all the shots on what he works on next, despite the Internet's desires.

He continues to collaborate with Square Enix, with the latest tag-team coming in the form of Lord of Apocalypse, one of Vita's launch titles this December.

Swery 65 has revealed he's the acting director on Lord of Apocalypse, a Monster Hunter-style action RPG. It's unlikely you'll be sipping on a whole lot of coffee and mulling psychic visions in this one.

If you aren't buying a Vita, there are options: Lord of Apocalypse is coming to PSP, too.

Me? I just want to know what the man actually wants to work on next, not more contract work!

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Posted by ShadowVirus

I see

Posted by cravins90

Just call me Lord. Everyone calls me that.

Posted by Swoxx

I keep seeing articles I've already seen forum topics of. Gb community > editorial

@cravins90 said:

Just call me Lord. Everyone calls me that.

Kudos

Posted by NyxFe

It's too bad he keeps getting stuck on projects he isn't able to control as much as DP, I would play any game this man designs.

Edited by Cyrisaurus

I'm thinking about what game I will get for the Vita launch. I have a game in mind. A game I feel an odd connection to. Lord of Apocalypse, directed by Swery. He also worked on Deadly Premonition, back in 2010. You remember, don't you Zach?

Edited by Grissefar

His name is SWERY, not Swery 65, what is wrong with you, Patrick? Swery 65 is the darts bar.

And your article picture, which is on the front page, is a huge spoiler. Please, try to disappoint a little less in the future.

Posted by outerabiz

i want monster hunter, but with coffee, movie references and bad controls... is this what im looking for?

Posted by VeRKK

Interesting. Cannot wait to see/hear more about that game.

Posted by lockwoodx

That earthquake damaged more than we think.

Posted by Brodehouse

Swery is 14 better than Suda.

Posted by Babylonian

Look at all the cognitive dissonance Suda 51 has caused with his ridiculous-ass name.

Posted by bhhawks78

Swery and persona 4 portable on Vita.

FUCK, I really don't want it besides those two things.

Posted by Maitimo

In fairness, you've got to build a war chest to finance the crazy. It's better to do it this way, I think, since no suits will be looking to rein in the team's excesses if they self-fund their madness.

Edited by RE_Player1

I followed the man on twitter and he followed me back. I've asked him questions and he has answered them politely. I will buy this man's game for Vita. Swery I wish you success.

Posted by mosespippy

Looks like my launch title has been decided.

Posted by AlexanderSheen

@Grissefar said:

His name is SWERY, not Swery 65, what is wrong with you, Patrick? Swery 65 is the darts bar.

Looks like Patrick didn't watched the Endurance Run.

Posted by Enigma777

This looks a lot like Lords of Arcana, another PSP game with Swery's involvement. It was also really, really bad.

Posted by Little_Socrates

OH GODDAMMIT I MUST BUY A VITA NOW

Posted by darkjester74

AMAZING!

Posted by Winternet

Now that's a bummer.

Posted by Afroman269

Ehh.

Posted by Rirse

Sounds interesting. While on paper this would sound disappointing, but then again Spy Fiction and Deadly Premonition on paper are just "my take on Metal Gear and Resident Evil". So a "my take on Monster Hunter" can be really good if he the higher ups don't try to control him.

Posted by iAmJohn

@Enigma777 said:

This looks a lot like Lords of Arcana, another PSP game with Swery's involvement. It was also really, really bad.

Yo cuz it's a sequel cuz Squeenix gotta get dat MonHun money, and Access gotta get dat "we'd like to not go out of business so fine we'll do PSP Ace Combat games and Monster Hunter clones" money.

Fuck this world. :(

Posted by drag

Swery 65 is where you go to play a sweet darts minigame. I don't think they make proper games there.

Posted by Vegetable_Side_Dish

Dude, Swery 64 is the bar in Deadly Premonition, not the man; it even says so on the link in your own article. 

Posted by iAmJohn

@Rirse said:

Sounds interesting. While on paper this would sound disappointing, but then again Spy Fiction and Deadly Premonition on paper are just "my take on Metal Gear and Resident Evil". So a "my take on Monster Hunter" can be really good if he the higher ups don't try to control him.

Unless he's gotten a promotion here, Lords of Arcana, which this is a follow-up to, wasn't really his game so much as he was serving as development director. Obviously I don't know for certain, but probably the same scenario.

Posted by Mr_Skeleton

The world is not ready for another Swery game!

Posted by MooseyMcMan

Hurry up SWERY! I want a new Deadly Premonition! Cash those checks AND GET TO WORK!

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Posted by Juicebox

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

NOW ON ONE GETS TO PLAY IT :(

Posted by MisterSamMan

Vita in the coffee.

Posted by Boopie

let it grow let it grow let it blossom let it flow love is lovely let it grow

this guy is destined to make the Citizen of Kane of games this is just a stepping stone

Posted by blacklab

Damn. Now I have that whistley song in my head.

Posted by MisterMouse

Well at least he is getting work.

Posted by MooseyMcMan

@blacklab said:

Damn. Now I have that whistley song in my head.

I'm sorry. I couldn't resist.

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Posted by Simplexity

Patrick is such a poser, acting like he knows SWERY (or SWERY65 according to him).

He has never played Deadly Premontion he just wants to be all hipster about it, ridiculous.

Posted by Godlyawesomeguy

@MooseyMcMan said:

@blacklab said:

Damn. Now I have that whistley song in my head.

I'm sorry. I couldn't resist.

Brings back so many terrible (great) memories.

Edited by ProfessorEss

I wasn't a fan of DP (maybe someday it'll click) but anything that leads to more pictures of Swery on the internet is a plus in my books.

He's adorable like Miyamoto, but with a "Maybe I'm a serial killer?" look in his eyes.

Posted by Tuggah
Posted by NorthernAvengeR

My pot is getting cold!

Posted by Chris2KLee

It's this just the same PSP title he worked on no so long ago? Lord of Arcana or something. I was under the impression it didn't do so well, but I guess they want to take another shot at the MH throne.

Posted by KarmaPoliceman

@Grissefar: It's not a spoiler until you say it's a spoiler. So thanks for spoiling it for me.

Posted by the_OFFICIAL_jAPanese_teaBAG

I really disliked DP from what I saw from the Endurance Run....  but Ill see how this game is going to turn out in the months to come and I might get it for the Vita

Posted by Dagbiker

The dart bar is got some mad hookups

Posted by AxleBro

@Grissefar: you disgust me

Posted by shadows_kill

So Giantbomb is officailly going to LOVE the vita right? I mean P4P and This...

Posted by blaakmawf

I'd also like to see another original swery joint.

Posted by Ghostin

I'm glad he gets to make some more games, hope he isn't too watered down.
Posted by plaintomato

I'm sure anyone interested in this thread would hate on me for saying so, but as much as I could tell I would like Deadly Premonition with a common sense control scheme, I couldn't deal with the control scheme long enough to enjoy the game. I'd settle for a DP remake with proper controls.

Posted by TheHT

Oh... well... you see, the thing is, I don't really want a Vita.
 
Sorry SWERY.

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