Tremendous Auto Pets replaces emoji art work with new animal pics

For a very long time, Tremendous Auto Pets used a wierd and intelligent (and low-cost!) supply of art work for its attacking animals: emojis, scaled up far bigger than they seem in WhatsApp messages out of your mum. The tremendous auto-battler did ultimately begin making customized art work for its later expansions, however a lot of the livid fauna was nonetheless emojis. That has now modified with right now’s patch, going again to switch all of the previous emojis with new animal photos. Goodbye, previous pals.

When Tremendous Auto Pets first began, Crew Wooden Video games leaned closely on emojis to create the sport’s artwork, utilizing critters from the publicly licensed emoji libraries of Google, Twitter, and FireFox. It wasn’t probably the most constant look, however it was cute sufficient and it did work. I actually revered that call to make use of obtainable art work to get an ideal recreation up and working sooner. Crew Wooden did begin creating their very own animal artwork from the second enlargement onwards, however animals within the base set and first enlargement had been emojis till right now.

The brand new artwork for the previous pets usually has a similar-ish pose or colors to the originals, although they’re actually cheerier and sillier. Animals from the brand new enlargement look tweaked a little bit too, with some completely different colors and expressions.

“Why did we make new art work?” the devs ask themselves in the patch notes. “To make Tremendous Auto Pets extra distinctive, constant and really feel like one thing that was made by us at Crew Wooden Video games as an alternative of being a mash-up of various emoji units.”

I like fairly a number of of the brand new previous pets, however some are massive misses for me. Fortunately, you may change them again. Head into the Customise/Pets menu and you may change any particular person animal between their Traditional and Commonplace seems to be, in addition to switching unexpectedly. I am not feeling a number of the new sounds both.

At the moment’s patch additionally added a Laborious Mode for severe animal fighters. After each store tier improve, it’s a must to decide a brand new unfavorable perk (a toy, to make use of the in-game time period) that’ll hinder your run. Perhaps you will select to offer your opponent bonus stats, or ink your individual pets, or harm your pets when their friends faint, or lose cash once you purchase from the store, or… a few of them may assist the correct construct a bit, however largely they will screw with you.

Hard Mode decisions in a Super Auto Pets screenshot.
Oh no

I am glad that my favorite auto-battler is presumably doing effectively sufficient for the builders to pay for brand spanking new artwork. It is a cracking recreation (our favorite video games of 2021 too) and very beneficiant, with an enormous quantity obtainable without cost.

You’ll be able to play Tremendous Auto Pets free from Steam or in your browser on, in addition to on iOS and Android. The bottom set of pets is free, as is the most effective mode (the rotating Weekly pack of random pets and objects), whereas expansions and some of the cosmetics price money. This can be very beneficiant.