Are you ready to help Jack and his mates save the world from the Queen of the Slime Monsters? Good, because you’ll want to join The Last Kids on Earth as they battle for the Staff of Doom.
Available to purchase and download on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch and PC through Steam, The Last Kids on Earth and the Staff of Doom is the latest Outright Games, Stage Clear Studios and Atomic Cartoons project to be put up in front of gamers.
Priced at £34.99, The Last Kids on Earth and the Staff of Doom is, as you would expect to hear, set in the best selling Emmy award winning universe of The Last Kids on Earth as the Netflix hit comes to console. And if you’re up for some zombie and monster action – kids style – this is likely to be for you.
It plays out by seeing you joining Jack, Quint, June and Dirk as they go in search of the mysterious Staff of Doom; an ultra-powerful bit of kit that is their only hope in finally taking down Malondre, the Queen of the Slime Monsters. You see, it’s her who seeks to summon Rezzoch, the Ancient Destructor of the Worlds, and the gang can’t be having that.
With 1-4 player offline couch cooperative play to hand – and the promise of online functionality a little further down the line – what’s present here in The Last Kids on Earth and the Staff of Doom should well appeal to many; particularly the youngsters who are fans of the show and books. In fact, if those same interested folk are looking to something which will cast them as the hero, give the opportunity for them to become legend, and can allow them the chance to do it with allies in tow, there could be nothing better.
- Choose your hero – Play as the tornado of cool Jack, self-made scientist Quint, the cool and sarcastic June or Dirk, the tough guy who loves tending his garden. Play with up to three family and friends in couch co-op and feel just like you’re the Last Kids on Earth!
- Become legendary – Start out as a scrappy survivor but find the right blueprints and resources and you’re ready to craft! Upgrade your equipment, abilities, the treehouse, and your getaway car Big Mama to Legendary levels of power.
- Summon your allies – You may be the Last Kids on Earth, but you’re not alone in the fight to survive! Summon canine monster Rover, horned ogre Biggun, Skaelka the warrior, and the sword-wielding sorcerer Bardle. You can even upgrade your allies’ attacks, damage radius, speed and more.
You’ll find the usual downloads of The Last Kids on Earth and the Staff of Doom on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S from the Xbox Store. The game is also present on PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and PC.
Keep an eye out for our full review of The Last Kids on Earth and the Staff of Doom on Xbox soon.
Battle hordes of zombies and monsters in The Last Kids on Earth and the Staff of Doom, a semi open world action RPG that tells a new story in the post-apocalyptic town of Wakefield. Playing as teen survivors Jack, Quint, June or Dirk, you’ll explore zombie-infested streets on your quest to stop Malondre, a powerful adversary from obtaining the Staff of Doom. When you are surrounded by enemies, use your heroes’ unique combat skills to defend the tree house. Summon sorcerer Bardle, warrior Skaelka and other allies for help in battle. Craft upgrades to strengthen your abilities, the treehouse, and getaway vehicle Big Mama. Up to 4 players can tackle the story together in couch co-op or take on waves of enemies in Horde Mode. Can you defeat giant bosses from the animated series, including an all-new enemy, Malondre?