The adorably off-putting Bugsnax game (that we’re still convinced is secretly a horror game) has officially gone gold and what better way to celebrate than with a release date!
Bugsnax is releasing on November 12 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and PC through the Epic Games Store. That means that this is also a PS5 launch title for those that got their next gen system preorders in.
When Bugsnax was first revealed, it looked wholesome, if not creepy for its cannibalistic nature. Its upbeat themesong that will make you want to drive a spike through your head because you’ve accidentally listened to it a million times on repeat also added to the game’s charm. That being said, the longer we looked at the first reveal, the more something felt off. The conspiracy of it being a horror game began to form.
Later, the team revealed the actual story of the game and yup; definite potential to be a horror adventure. According to the game’s official synopsis:
Bugsnax takes you on a whimsical adventure to Snaktooth Island, home of the legendary half-bug half-snack creatures, Bugsnax. Invited by intrepid explorer Elizabert Megafig, you arrive to discover your host nowhere to be found, her camp in shambles, and her followers scattered across the island alone… and hungry!
It’s up to you to solve the mysteries of Snaktooth Island: What happened to Lizbert? What are Bugsnax and where do they come from? But most of all, why do they taste SO GOOD?
Whether we are right or totally wrong about the twisted intent of Bugsnax, we’re pretty excited to check it out for ourselves. The juxtaposition of creepy and cute is right up our alley, and yeah, that themesong is alright too.
Bugsnax officially launches for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and PC players on November 12. Are you excited to get your Bugsnax on? Sound off with your thoughts in the comment section below!