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Guns, Gore and Cannoli Is About Pizza Loving Gangsters Mowing Down Zombies

by William Schwartz

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I’m gonna make you an offer you cannot refuse… The offer being a crazy little side-scrolling platformer called Guns, Gore and Cannoli! Set in the prohibition-era of New York. The game follows hardened mobster Vinnie Cannoli as he and his trusty tommy gun try to reclaim Thugtown in a mafia war, with some brains-craving undead thrown in for good measure.

Inspired by classic side-scrollers of the 80s, Guns, Gore and Cannoli won Best PC Game at Casual Connect Amsterdam in February 2015 thanks to it’s over-the-top action, stunning hand-drawn backdrops and hilarious gangster dialogue. “Imagine the Godfather playing Metal Slug” the game describes itself on its Steam page and features:

  • Action-Packed Gameplay
    Prepare yourself for a non-stop, action-packed, completely over-the-top, platform game where you have to fight, shoot, blast and kick your way through a deeply engrossing story. Not only will you have to take on the undead, but also rivalling gangsters and government officials.
  • Epic Gangster Story
    Beneath the city overrun by zombies, there’s a dark story of conspiracy and betrayal. Unravel the sneaky mafia ways and government conspiracy while you try to look for your lost pal and for answers about the zombie-outbreak.
  • Beautifully hand-drawn 2d graphics and animations
    Step into the atmospherical, shady world built by HD hand-drawn 2d graphics. Experience fluid animations and cinematic style cut-scenes.
  • Immersive World and Period
    Despite Prohibition and the imminent Depression, people are ready to drink themselves to (un)dead. Every inch of the game is like a picture straight from the Prohibition era. The cars, the furniture, the Speakeasy clubs, the music and the weaponry reflect the turbulent days of the roaring twenties.
  • Co-op mode
    Partner up with friends and unravel the mystery together.

Guns, Gore and Cannoli hits Steam on the 30th of April and will be heading to PS4, Xbox One and Wii U later this year and check out the trailer below, capiche?

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