Underling Uprising (DEMO)
A downloadable game for Windows and macOS
Underling Uprising is an action-packed Beat 'Em Up with colorful cartoony aesthetics. Play as the Underlings, a group of experiments molded by evil mad science, and seek revenge on your previous captor, the maniacal Dr. Baldrick! On their journey, the Underlings will need to fight across the globe, overcome the demons of their pasts, and accept help from unexpected places.
Move - Arrow Keys / D-Pad / Left Stick
Basic Attack - X Key / Square / X button
Power Attack - Z Key / Triangle / Y Button
Super - S Key / R1 / Right Bumper
Jump - C Key / Cross / A Button
Grab/Pickup - A Key / Circle / B Button
- Fast-paced, arcade inspired, edge-of-your-seat fighting action!
- Colorful hand-drawn visuals inspired by cartoons from our childhoods!
- 4 Playable Characters with fun, interactive movesets and storylines!
- Amazing electronic soundtrack with hints of retro and 80's synthwave aesthetics!
- Narrative-driven experience with a unique and quirky cast!
- Multiple Difficulties, Character Specific Interactions, and Different Endings!
- Up to 4 Player Co-Op and Versus Modes!
I.D.E.A.L., a company led by Dr. Baldrick and his wash bucket (which was built for assistance) assistant WASHY, has a hold on the world and it’s tendrils in every business (though they are mostly famous for their snacks). In the year 200X, however, I.D.E.A.L. has nearly obtained it’s actual objective: turn Dr. Baldrick into a PERFECT BEING. Thanks to the efforts of multiple labs across the globe, hundreds of overtime hours, countless lives, and 42 missed kids' birthdays, Dr. Baldrick will finally be able to obtain his life’s ambition: PERFECTION.
That is, of course, unless there was someone (or something) to stop him.
Take control of the failed experiments Rose, Ángel, Deckster, and Boogie and help them escape from Dr. Baldrick’s clutches. Fight through a scientist and robot riddled lab, take the fight to the streets, and, eventually, THE WORLD!
But escape is not enough! You must travel the globe and stop Baldrick, WASHY, and the evil, ever present, globally oppressive company I.D.E.A.L. the only way you know how: WITH YOUR FISTS!
Click download now to get access to the following files:
- UNDERLING UPRISING IS FULLY FUNDED ON KICKSTARTER!!!May 20, 2022
- Over 12,000$ (80%) Funded on Kickstarter!May 07, 2022
- KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN IS NOW LIVE!!!Apr 26, 2022
- KICKSTARTER LAUNCHING APRIL 26TH!Apr 18, 2022
- New Trailer for Underling Uprising - A Saturday Morning Beat 'Em Up!Feb 14, 2022
- New Cartoon-Inspired Beat 'Em Up Demo!Dec 17, 2021
Log in with itch.io to leave a comment.
Thanks for playing, Slumber Pumpkin! We're glad you enjoyed it! We're actually working on an update to the Demo before we launch the Kickstarter, so please keep an eye on it if you can! Hopefully, you'll like it too! Cheers! :D
git gud! this game is pretty hardcore. love the graphics. but just like h.k. your gonna need to learn how to efficiently traverse this game. like the death screen suggests... GIT GUD
Thank you, we're glad you liked it! We definitely want the game to be challenging! We have a Kickstarter coming up soon to support the full development if you're interested! :)
I'm a big fan of beat em ups so I'm looking forward to this game's completion! Love the character designs and combos setup and that first boss looks like he's gonna pack a punch the only little issue I had was with the motion blur with the camera but other than that you got me as a fan of this project!
Thank you! We have a Kickstarter coming up soon, so please check it out if you have a chance!
Does it work on windows 7 32 bit
Sorry for the late reply, but it doesn't seem like the game will work on 32 bit operating systems. We apologize for this!
This was a super fun demo but, a skip button on that intro would've been nice. Other than that it was very entertaining and I love the character design. The music was pretty epic as well and everything ran pretty smoothly!
Would it be okay if I could add the trailer to Brawlers Avenue? *its a youtube channel that's dedicated to Brawlers of all kinds.
Excellent demo, the work behind it is enormous. It has a lot of potential to become a new classic. I would only like to suggest more fluidity in the dialogues of the story sections (in my case, the text boxes were slow and the game in general is going well for me). Just that, I hope you succeed in the Kickstarter!
Glad you enjoyed it overall! We've definitely noticed that the story sections can be a bit slow too. We'll make a change to it for sure! Thank you for playing! :D
This is freaking awesome, I love the art & animations, you can clearly see the passion! I got really far but it was kind of difficult to me because I normally use WASD controls, I would like to see custom controls in this game. Anyways, very cool art & music, hope this project continues!
Thank you! :D Hopefully we can continue developing it if the crowdfunding campaign works out! There will definitely be customizable controls in the complete version of the game!
VERY COOL DEMO DEV
This game is insane! I love the graphics and SFXs. This game has a ton of potential and is well on its way to becoming something HUGE. If the demo was this good, I wonder what the full version will look like!!
A funny and fresh game that fans of fighters should take a look at.
LOVED THE ARCADE STYLE, and the beatem up aspect is on point! It reminded me of playing the old Chucky cheese arcade games of the x men or avengers lol can't wait to see the full game. Did a two game okay special your the first vid
cool fight game.
Amazing game the graphic style , combat style and soundtrack are great , i'm excited for the full version