Suda51 and Swery Unveil Hotel Barcelona: A Time-Looping Horror Game for 2024
Two Gaming Icons Collaborate on a Twisted 2.5D Slasher Film Adventure
In a groundbreaking announcement at Xbox’s Tokyo Game Show 2023, renowned Japanese game developers Goichi “Suda51” Suda, famous for the No More Heroes series, and Hidetaka “Swery” Suehiro, known for Deadly Premonition, unveiled the first glimpse of their upcoming project, Hotel Barcelona.
Scheduled for release in 2024 on PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam, Hotel Barcelona promises to be a “2.5D slasher film parodic action” game that introduces a captivating time-looping system and boss characters inspired by iconic horror movies, including Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece, The Shining.
In an exclusive interview with Xbox Wire following the announcement, Suehiro provided insights into the game’s concept, stating, “Hotel Barcelona, the central stage for all the action, is a sprawling leisure complex, featuring diverse facilities such as a casino and camping grounds surrounding the hotel, creating a unified, living world comprised of seven smaller interconnected realms.”