Slime Rancher is heading to the large display with its personal film adaptation. According to Deadline, the favored sandbox sport from Monomi Park is being tailored right into a function movie as a three way partnership with Story Kitchen.
Slime Rancher was initially launched in early entry again in 2016 with an official launch in 2017. It presently holds a 98% ranking on Steam, promoting over six million copies and paving the best way for a sequel, Slime Rancher 2.
The video games have a reasonably easy idea: sprint round a bunch of colourful, chaotic alien worlds gathering up slimes, then return to your base to show them into revenue. Collect, increase, feed, and breed slimes to succeed – it’s actually that straightforward.
However, its distinctive fashion and enjoyable gameplay appear to have hit dwelling with avid gamers. It’s a first-person sandbox expertise with lovely open worlds and a enjoyable, cutesy fashion, and the sequel has carried out fairly effectively, too – it bought over 300,000 copies in its first week.
As for the movie, it appears as if there’s no director connected simply but and it’s unclear how far Slime Rancher is alongside within the manufacturing course of.
Still, it’s in fairly good palms – Story Kitchen was based by John Wick creator Derek Kolstad in addition to Sonic the Hedgehog producer Dmitri M. Johnson, and former APA agent, Mike Goldberg.
They’ve already constructed up an attention-grabbing catalog, with Tomb Raider and Splinter Cell TV diversifications presently in manufacturing. Story Kitchen can be bringing the vastly common Vampire Survivors to TV with an upcoming animated collection.
IGN’s Slime Rancher 2 assessment gave it 7/10 and mentioned: “Slime Rancher 2 is a implausible and charming life simulator that also has plenty of room to develop. It in all probability gained’t shock anybody who performed the unique, borrowing quite a bit from its predecessor whereas inventing comparatively little to date, but it surely continues to be bewitchingly enjoyable all the identical. If that is just the start, then I totally anticipate this cute journey to evolve into one thing very particular – however for now, it’s only a extremely satisfying begin.”
Ryan Leston is an leisure journalist and movie critic for IGN. You can comply with him on Twitter.