Maneater E3 Trailer Introduces the Shark Hunter; Eat, Explore, and Evolve in the Ultimate Open Water ShaRkPG
Tripwire Interactive Invites Players to Take a Deep Dive Through a Unique Single-Player Action RPG where Players Take on the Role of a Shark
Los Angeles – June 10, 2019 – Independent developer and publisher Tripwire Interactive is excited to unveil the first new trailer for Maneater since the studio first announced the title last year at E3 2018. Following an exclusive reveal at the PC Gaming Show E3 2019 press conference, the latest Maneater trailer takes players on a deep dive through the unforgiving waters of the Gulf Coast, where players will experience the ultimate power fantasy as they progress from a baby bull shark to a legendary beast.. You’ll also meet Scaly Pete, the game’s lead antagonist and star of the in-game wildlife reality television show, Shark Hunters vs Maneaters. The show pits Scaly Pete, a fisherman hell bent on revenge for his father’s death by a monstrous shark, against a baby Bull Shark that was torn from his mother’s belly. These dueling tales of revenge between man and man eater play out in-game as players lead the young baby shark on its journey to become the ultimate apex predator.
Tripwire is also excited to announce that the role of the Shark Hunters vs Maneaters host will be voiced by actor Chris Parnell (Saturday Night Live, Rick and Morty, Archer, 30 Rock).
With this unique approach to the action RPG genre, Tripwire Interactive looks forward to taking players to uncharted waters, where they will fight to survive in open ocean, swamps, and rivers with danger lurking at every depth, using their wits, jaws, and the uncanny ability to evolve as they feed.
Eat. Explore. Evolve! To watch the brand-new E3 2019 trailer for Maneater, please head here:
Today’s trailer also marks the first time Tripwire Interactive plans to show live Maneater gameplay behind-closed-doors to attending press at E3 2019. For the latest impressions on the state of Maneater, be sure to check your favorite gaming sites and channels for previews coming out of E3 2019.
Maneater will debut on the Epic Games Store and release on other PC platforms 12 months later. Expect official news regarding a launch date for Maneater as development continues. In the meantime, Tripwire Interactive encourages fans to follow the developers on social media for the latest news and updates. Be sure to visit the official website and follow the Maneater team on Twitter and Facebook.
Formed in 2005 as a humble independent developer founded by gamers who found success in the video game modding community, Tripwire Interactive has developed and self-published multiple critically acclaimed titles in the wildly popular Killing Floor and Rising Storm franchises, which have collectively sold over 20 million units to date. The studio’s latest project, Maneater, breaks new ground in the popular action RPG genre and finds players taking on the role of a deadly shark with the uncanny ability to evolve as it feeds.
Since then, Tripwire Interactive has expanded its business and now turns its experience and resources to include publishing titles spanning multiple platforms and genres from other talented independent studios. Led by John Gibson, the publishing division aims to help like-minded independent studios bring their titles to market, including Chivalry 2 developed by Torn Banner Studios, Espire 1: VR Operative developed by Digital Lode, and Road Redemption developed by EQ Games and Pixel Dash Studios.
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