Brutal Rogue-Lite ‘DEATHRUN TV’ Blasts Onto Switch In June

Image: Merge Games

A little while back (nearly a year ago, in fact), we reported on the newly announced DEATHRUN TV, a twin-stick rogue-like game from publisher Merge Games and developer Laser Dog. After a long wait, the game has been confirmed to release on Switch on June 1st, 2022.

The official announcement trailer is sadly age-restricted, so we’ll instead ask that you head on over to YouTube and check out the gameplay for yourself – go on, off you pop. Come back after, though!

The gameplay features blisteringly fast twin-stick combat with over-the-top cartoon violence and explosions. Here’s a peek at the features provided by Merge Games:

– Fight epic bosses – Meet Eyeball, Zangbeef the Bear Wrestler, Elite Guard and many more. A variety of unique and crazy bosses await you, leading to intense and challenging battles!
Twitch integration for hilarious streams – DEATHRUN TV brings streamers and their audience together with crazy & addictive Twitch integrations allowing viewers to type various crazy commands in chat in order to trigger in-game events. Will they help you by making you extra huge? Or will they lead you to your doom by unleashing a horde of monsters on you?
Get likes, get mutations, get stronger – Getting those precious likes and levelling up your likability will be rewarded with an ever-changing roster of mutations to choose from including exploding bodies and big heads.
Unlock cool weapons – State of the art studio and proprietary technology will reanimate your body ensuring that you can try again and again, and again and again…Each run offers new challenges and new opportunities to gain fame, you’ll also unlock crazy new cool weapons each time you die!
Burn everything! – Have you always dreamed of barbecuing monsters? If so, you’ve come to the right game show.
Escape before it’s too late – At the end of each room, deadly traps and explosives will start to fall, so hurry out before the studio self-destructs and takes you with it!

Will you be picking up the brutal DEATHRUN TV when it launches on June 1st? Let us know with a comment.

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