A launch trailer was shared this week to mark the release of a new narrative-adventure game titled Where the Water Tastes Like Wine from developers Dim Bulb Games and Serenity Forge.
The game offers players a chance to set off on an adventure through 100 years of American folklore and history, meeting characters and hearing their stories along the way. Music is also an important element to the game, as you’ll discover below, and the cast even features Sting, who voices the rather hairy gentleman seen at the end of the trailer. The voice cast also includes names well-known to video game fans, including Dave Fennoy (The Walking Dead: A Telltale Game Series), Cissy Jones (Firewatch), and Kimberly Brooks (Mass Effect).
Continue below to read more about the game and watch the launch trailer.
Voltron: Legendary Defender Season 1 Episode 1: “The Rise of Voltron”
Directed by Joaquim Dos Santos, Lauren Montgomery, Kihyun Ryu, Eugene Lee, Steve In Chang Ahn
Written by Tim Hendrick, Joshua Hamilton, May Chan
Starring Tyler Labine, Jeremy Shada, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Josh Keaton, Steven Yeun, Rhys Darby, Keith Ferguson, Kimberly Brooks Netflix
Premiere date: Friday, June 10th, 2016
When I was a kid there was no greater 2-hour block of TV than 3:00 – 5:00 after school on FOX. It was 4 straight kickass cartoons, all of which launched me into action figure glory. The shows were She-Ra, He-Man, Thundercats, and Voltron. As for Voltron, memories of my Dad dashing around Brooklyn to various Toys R-Us locations in an effort get me all five lion toys that together would combine to form Voltron. In my house phrases like “I’ll form the head”, and “Form blazing sword” were common speak. Nearly 30 years later, Netflix has brought the series into its growing array of original programing with an 11-episode opening season that premiered on Netflix just this week. The show features the voice talents of Tyler Labine (Tucker and Dale vs. Evil), Jeremy Shada (Adventure Time), Bex Taylor-Klaus (MTV’s Scream), Josh Keaton (Green Lantern: The Animated Series), and Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead).
Spoilers for episode 1 of Voltron: Legendary Defender…