Emmy Award-Winning Animators at Smallbu Announce Later Alligator for PC

Nov 29, 2018 by

The comedy adventure game Later Alligator was announced today with a first trailer that showcases the game’s classic hand-drawn animation style.

Later Alligator is a collaboration between Emmy Award-winning SmallBu Animation (Adventure Time, Baman Piderman) and indie devs Pillow Fight, best known for critically acclaimed narrative games like Heaven will be Mine and Rose of Winter.

Later Alligator tells the story of Pat the alligator, a (mostly) harmless and (probably) innocent reptile at the center of a conspiracy that could bring down the biggest, scariest family in Alligator New York City: his own! Explore the city, meet the Family, and try to save Pat before the clock runs out.

Alligator New York City comes to life with the classic hand drawn animation style of SmallBu Animation, featuring densely animated areas to explore, 30 goofy minigames, and over 100 alligator residents to investigate. With multiple endings and a fully-animated cartoon finale, Later Alligator is a funny urban adventure you can play again and again.

“I’m incredibly passionate about working with a small team creatively.” said Lindsay, director of Later Alligator and one-half of two person studio SmallBu. “What Alex and I do as animated film-makers is awfully different from the work Jo and Conrad do as gamedevs, so both teams can really shine in a way that feels like a collaboration on an art piece.” Jo, lead producer, added, “I am fulfilling my lifelong dream of turning reptile jokes into money.”

Later Alligator will be coming to PC, Mac and Linux in 2019.

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