Beautiful pixel art police procedural Beat Cop was supposed to release late last year, but it was delayed to Spring 2017, to give developer Pixel Crow time to make a few improvements. My personal groundhog informs me that it's now Spring 2017, and hey, Beat Cop is coming out next week. On March 30, to be precise. It's a top-down, non-linear adventure game about a beat cop (you), who has to defend the streets of Brooklyn from 1980s bad guys, while eating tasty-looking donuts and, shhh, maybe taking the odd bribe if you're determined to head down a crooked path.
In advance of Beat Cop's release, publisher 11 Bit Studios has released a new trailer telling you what the game is all about. I'm not sure about the swear-laden dialogue (that doesn't seem very '1980s cop show' to me), but just look at these gorgeous city scenes, which are absolutely teeming with life: