Thunderful and Image & Form Games have announced a December 16, 2021 release date for action adventure game The Gunk on PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S, and Xbox Game Pass as part of the Thunderful World digital showcase. In addition to the date announcement, a new trailer introduces players to Fiona Nova, the voice of the protagonist, Rani. Lots of gameplay is included in the footage, too, with the focus being on colorful characters, bleak visuals, and varied areas. You can see how The Gunk is shaping up in the release date announcement trailer below.
The Gunk was announced as a third-person action adventure Xbox exclusive last year. If you’ve missed out on the story so far, you can read a synopsis from Thunderful and Image & Form below:
The Gunk stars a duo of gritty space haulers, struggling to make a buck as they chance upon an untouched planet brimming with life. They’ve come to gather alien plants and other valuable resources, and it looks like they’ve hit the jackpot…
However, as they start uncovering the dormant secrets of a shattered civilization, they realize that they must save the planet from the curse of a corruptive gunk parasite – while desperately keeping themselves from getting caught in a spiral of festering mistrust.