Rustler is primarily what you’d get for those who crossed the old-school GTA video games with Kingdom Come Deliverance, and, er, trebuchet-able cows. Developer Jutsu Games and indie publishers Modus Games and Games Operators have simply introduced their medieval crime game – an “hilariously unhinged medieval ‘grand theft horse’ experience” – hits Steam Early Access subsequent month.

In the upcoming PC game, you play as “anti-hero Guy”, the devs reveal in a press launch – a peasant decided to win a grand match, and trigger some carnage alongside the way in which. You can get an concept of this in motion within the alpha model gameplay trailer beneath. It’s very a lot like a top-down GTA sport, full with high-speed automotive(t) chases, pedestrians to mow down, horse-mounted coppers with flashing pink and blue lights, and – in fact – all of the “absurd quests” and popular culture references you’d count on from a basic Grand Theft Auto.

There’s even a Monty Python and The Holy Grail joke squeezed in – you understand the one: “It’s just a flesh wound!” Plus, you’ll be able to rent a strolling ‘radio’ – that is, a private bard – for those who’re eager to listen to some tunes throughout your antics.

Take a have a look at Rustler for your self beneath:

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If you’re eager to offer it a go, the excellent news is its prologue – a “story introduction” to the sport’s full model quite than a demo – is dwell to offer a go on Steam proper now. The full sport hits Steam Early Access on February 18, with Rustler’s full launch to comply with someday later this 12 months.

While you wait, we even have a listing of the best medieval games on PC for those who’re looking out for one thing new – but set within the outdated days – to strive.