Last March, Minigore [99¢/HD] developer Mountain Sheep teamed up with Remedy and Cornfox & Bros. to bring us Death Rally [99¢], a fantastic remake of a classic PC combat racing game. During Death Rally’s development, Mountain Sheep also had another project being kept warm on the back burner that was again the product of a developer team-up, this time with Aqua Globs [99¢/Lite/HD] creator Qwiboo with a little bit of Angry Birds [99¢/HD] music composer Ari Pulkkinen thrown in for good measure.
The developers involved in the project announced in our forums last week that this new game will be called Bike Baron, and today we have the first trailer for the game. Bike Baron is basically a Trials HD-like motorcycle stunt game, but instead of an industrial themed art style it has more of a cartoonish, lighthearted vibe. The “Bike Baron” himself totally reminds me of Dick Dastardly crossed with Super Dave Osborne, which is a great mix if you ask me.
The trailer for Bike Baron pretty much speaks for itself, showing off a single play through of a level, and is looking fantastic so far:
There’s no set release date for Bike Baron, though the developers have commented that there’s only a few weeks left of final development and that the game should be out sometime in August at the latest. We also don’t know what the price will be yet, but we do know that Bike Baron will be launching as a universal app and will contain a level editor, which you can see briefly at the beginning of the above video. You can check out more screens, concept art, and info in the thread in our forums, and we’ll be sure to give Bike Baron a "trial" when it launches in the coming weeks.