Not Just Red vs Blue: Hands-On with Rooster Teeth’s Battlesloths 2025

Rooster Teeth: Not Just Red vs Blue

When you think Rooster Teeth, the first thing that comes to mind is typically Red vs Blue. The lineage of Rooster Teeth is a healthy one, so much so that a gaming division has been added. I had the opportunity to catch up with Mike Hardwin, Director of Rooster Teeth Gaming, and learned a bit about its inception. We also dove into their latest project titled “Battlesloths 2025: The Great Pizza Wars” with Creative Director Phil Johnson of Invisible Collective.

Rooster Teeth Battlesloths
Learning the Ropes with Phil Johnson

Sloths or Turtles, It’s all Pizza!

Battlesloths is a fast-paced, multiplayer twin-stick shooter. The game allows for local co-op competition with with up to 4 players. Using a multitude of weaponry to destroy your enemies, ranging from crossbows to rocket launchers, the goal is to destroy your enemy. You will grab their slice of pizza and bring it back to your corner of the base. I had a chance to play with Phil in a 1 vs 1 match and was having a blast. However, when he brought in two others and it was four-player local co-op and every person for themselves, that is when the game kicked into high gear.

The game is still being worked on and is set to release on Steam without a definitive date yet. However, it is shaping up to be a fast-paced game in the pickup and play type style of the 90’s.

 

Want to see what else we saw at PAX South? Visit our landing page here. If you are into the tabletop scene and want to see how it can transfer to the digital world, then check out Mulehorn117’s interview with Meta Arcade. Or, maybe you just want to see how the first day of PAX South went. Check out the article Houndstooth wrote about the cerebral puzzler, Semispheres here.

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TwoWolvzz

Chris, also known as 2Wolvz is no stranger to gaming. Starting from the Atari 2600 to now Xbox1/PS4 he has always had a controller in one hand and an IPA in the other. He is a husband, father, gamer, sports fanatic, and lover of all things NERD. And can be found writing, podcasting, or streaming about games on the Interwebs.