Cuphead is impressed by arcade titles of the 80s and 90s, however its visible inspiration comes from traditional animated motion pictures and cartoon shorts of the 1930s. All 50,000 frames of animation had been drawn on paper and inked by hand, and every degree’s background is a watercolor portray. The sport’s soundtrack is product of over three hours of orchestral, massive band jazz music recorded reside. The one factor that matches the eye to element and authenticity is the sport’s problem, which we’ve described as “tough-as-nails gameplay.”
Like the sport, the trailer launched immediately holds true to the 1930s fashion. Cease Movement Division used most of the identical strategies as animators of the period, together with utilizing wood heads, leather-based fingers and first shapes frequent in kids’s toys from the 1930s. The trailer was animated with out laptop packages and photographs had been used as-is, with out corrective enhancing. Cease Movement Division used drawn-out charts and metallic gauges to report the place of every puppet and filmed the trailer utilizing “C Mount” lenses from the 1930s.
“The entire course of was designed prime to backside to really feel just like the cheery, barely creepy movies and toy commercials of the 1930s, and we couldn’t be happier with the way it turned out,” Studio MDHR co-director Chad Moldenhauer stated in a blog post.
No matter the place you play the sport, the trailer is a pleasant addition to the Cuphead world.