Life High director and Rick and Morty Co-creator Justin Roiland has stepped down from his role at Squanch Games. Resignation from the studio Life High It follows Roiland’s domestic battery and wrongful imprisonment.
In January 2023, it was reported that Roiland was charged with domestic battery and wrongful imprisonment in Orange County, California in connection with an incident that allegedly occurred in January 2020. A hearing is currently scheduled for April 27, 2023. Founded by Squanch Games. In 2016, Roiland continued to publish and the following games: Trover Saves the Universeand recently Life High.
Squanch Games confirmed on Twitter that Roiland is stepping down from his role at the studio, but the team will continue to work to improve. Life High and making games for fan bases. As a co-founder and the studio’s creative visionary, it’s hard to say what the future of Squanch Games would be without Roiland. Some replies to the tweet ask if Roiland’s in-game character Kenny should be reformatted. This would do the same as Adult Swim announced that Rick and Morty would be remastered for the future of the series. Other comments focus on sharing positive words. Life High.
comedy shooter Life High Despite its low critical rating, it received a high user rating on Metacritic, indicating a strong audience for games with the studio’s signature comedy and style. While Roiland’s comic style may not appeal to everyone, Rick and Morty it also shows that the mix of adult humor and more ridiculous jokes really does have a large audience.
Despite such a large audience, Roiland’s accusations are very serious and it is difficult to say whether Squanch Games will be able to recover from the events. With Justin Roiland leaving the studio, Tanya Watson, a former Epic Games executive and co-founder of Squanch Games, is expected to remain as studio head for now. It’s unclear at this time whether a new creative director will be sought or whether Watson will fill the role.
While Roiland is a driving force that takes time and effort to steer the studio’s games in a way that balances gameplay with humor and includes plenty of easter eggs Trover Saves the Universe and Life High For fans, it’s also worth noting that Roiland didn’t make these games alone. Squanch Games still has a hard working team to create these games, and the studio has a pledge to keep working on it. Life High reassuring. There’s pressure on the studio right now, but hopefully over time, the studio can overcome this setback and continue making games that fans love.
Life High Available on PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S.