Save the World As “Sir Charles” Barkley, Again

on November 12, 2012 9:58 PM

Warning: This game is canon.

Ever wanted to play a post-apocalyptic game where you save the world as “Sir Charles” himself?

Welcome to the world of Barkley, Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden, Chapter 1 of the Hoopz Barkley SaGa, and it’s newly announced sequel: The Magical Realms of Tír na nÓg: Escape from Necron 7 – Revenge of Cuchulainn: The Official Game of the Movie – Chapter 2 of the Hoopz Barkley SaGa.

Breathe. Okay. That was’s a mouthful. We’ll just call it Barkley 2: Revenge of Cuchulainn for now.

Yet another franchise being funded through Kickstarter, the Hoopz Barkley SaGa is a humorous action RPG that takes players through a dystopian New York cyber-apocalypse where Basketball has been outlawed after an all-powerful “Chaos Dunk” destroyed Manhattan and threatened to unbalance the world.

Where the first game followed a fictional Barkley, his son Hoopz, and their allies evading capture by the B-Ball Removal Department (headed by former friend and baller Michael Jordan), the sequel will be putting players into the shoes of X114JAM9, “an amnesiac baller with no recollection of his past and no concept of his incredible b-ball destiny,” who must evade the evil A.I. Cuchulainn, his would-be captor and “the ancient nemesis of all ballers, hoopsters, slammers and jammers.”

To download Barkley, and for more information on the Barkley Saga and developer Tales of Games’ kickstarter campaign, visit their website. For an idea of what the series is like, see the official trailer for the first Barkley below:

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Born and raised in video games and "geek culture," Masoud has been bred off of fantasy worlds his entire life and doesn't see anything wrong with that. He loves RPGs (especially TRPGs), sandbox games, the sci-fi genre, dieselpunk, art deco, and anything that allows him to create. Having graduated from John Jay College with a degree in English and a minor in Creative Writing, Masoud hopes to one day pen the same novels, comics, movies, and video games he enjoys escaping into when the real world gets too boring.
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