A sequel to Digital Dreams’ Mutant Football League – itself an homage to SEGA Genesis cult classic Mutant League Football – is suiting up on PlayStation 5 and PS4. The release, an arcade adaptation of American football with bribed officials and cartoon violence, will expand on the original with more mutants and game modes, as well as a vastly expanded Dynasty Supreme franchise feature and improved visuals.
Fresh gameplay wrinkles will include changing weather conditions and the addition of an eighth player on the field to make match-ups even more chaotic than they were before. Sadly, there’s no word on a release date right now, and with a chunk of the developer’s team in Ukraine, production is likely to be postponed as a result of the current conflict.
While the original Mutant Football League was admittedly a little rough around the edges, we enjoyed its irreverent take on America’s most popular sport, and found it an enjoyably over-the-top alternative to the Madden NFL franchise. One thing we’re particularly fond of is all the use of puns: Karcass City Creeps, anyone?