Strafe Becomes A Ridiculous 90s Movie In Its Radical Launch Trailer

Hey, 90s kids – nostalgic for a time before cover-based shooting, regenerating health, and [...]

Hey, 90s kids – nostalgic for a time before cover-based shooting, regenerating health, and mandatory stealth sections? Then Strafe may be right up your alley. Strafe recreates the look and feel of classic first-person shooters like Doom and Quake with graphics that totally would have blown your mind in 1996.

Here's Strafe's perhaps slightly tongue-in-cheek official description:

STRAFE is a roguelike first-person shooter pushing the limits of computer-generated photorealism and hardcore sci-fi action into unimaginable territory. With virtually no load times and infinite replayability, just choose your gun and be instantly blown away by:

FACE MELTING SPEED! The blazing fast action will hit you like the blast wave of a 50-megaton thermonuclear warhead, liquefying your skin cells and rupturing your internal organs. Yet still leave you coming back for more.

PERMANENT DAMAGE AND GIBS! ÜBER-GORE® technology means enemies explode with near never-ending fountains of blood, which never fades away. Create wicked works of death art that mark your explored territory from the unventured.

ENDLESS CHANGING LEVELS! Randomly-generated levels are always different and violently unpredictable. Rooms, enemies, power ups, monster closets, and secrets move around every time you die and die and die and die!

In keeping with the 90s theme, Strafe's launch trailer is for an imaginary live-action movie adaptation of the game. Strafe, which is so rad it auto-generated itself, steals our hero's girlfriend, which means he has to go into the game to save her. But then Strafe starts spawning levels in the real world, and replaces the girlfriend with an incredible computer-generated clone, and...yeah, this video pretty much nails the vibe of most cheesy 90s movies and TV shows about gaming. They just added a touch (or bucket) of extra gore.

Strafe is available for PC, Mac, and PS4, right now! Here's the game's Steam page.