About a month ago, retro-inspired beat ’em up Raging Justice received a loose release window of Q2 2018. Today, developer MakinGames and publisher Team17 announced that the game will be releasing on PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch on May 8 in a new trailer that also unveils a third playable character.
This new character is named Ashley King, a fifteen year old inner city kid. Ashley is short, but has a “fast and lethal” fighting style. The developers apparently were influenced by action movie heroes when designing Ashley, as they wanted a character that “fit the style of the game yet give a very different feel when playing” according to Lead Programmer Nic Makin. Meanwhile, Lead Artist Jay Howse had the following to say about designing the character:
“We chose a teenager because I wanted something different to the usual veteran cop/ex-military type. I wanted more of a fish out of water type character, someone who might have ended up in the situation by accident but still manages to hold their own and kick some serious arse!”
You can check out the new trailer for Raging Justice below alongside some screenshots of Ashley King. The game is currently poised to launch on PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch and May 8.