The again half of Rick and Morty season Four has been unveiled, and one episode identify pays tribute to one among 2019’s nice video games.
The second half of Rick and Morty Season Four will premiere on May 3, and now they’ve the episode titles and official loglines for the remaining 5 episodes. Curiously, one of many episodes has a reputation that clearly serves as a homage to the game Children of Morta, a incredible 2019 rougelike.
The episode titles and loglines theyre unveiled by a curious Twitter marketing campaign, the place the reveals theyre entrusted to IGN, Riverdale star Camila Mendes, and three much-less-famous followers. IGN has collected the episode titles and launch dates:
Much like Childrick of Mort, Children of Morta is all about family–you play as a household that’s combating off an evil power, and every playable character is expounded to the others. It’s an attention-grabbing reference, since Children of Morta is, whereas not obscure, additionally not an enormous cultural touchstone.
The episode titles additionally pay tribute to Prometheus (and the Alien franchise normally if that logline is the facehugger reference they believe it’s) and Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.
Whether the episode itself will comprise references to the game stays to be seen. Children of Morta acquired an 8/10 in GameSpot’s evaluate, which praised the game’s deal with household. “Fantastic art style and enjoyable storytelling take what would have been an otherwise fun roguelike dungeon-crawler and elevate it a great deal,” the evaluate says. “Taking down enemies and eventually triumphing over bosses is enjoyable, but what kept bringing me back was the connection I felt to the Bergsons, and my sincere desire to help them push back against the Corruption.”
Rick and Morty was confirmed for at the least 70 extra episodes forward of Season Four debuting, however the present’s co-creator Justin Roiland has been very busy these days exterior of it too, engaged on each the Quibi collection Gloop World and the Hulu unique Solar Opposites.