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Here's some long-awaited footage of Chex Quest HD

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Announced a couple of years ago, Chex Quest HD (opens in new tab) is a remake of everyone's favourite Doom WAD designed to peddle cereal. If you're too young to know about Chex Quest this is going to seem very strange but here we go. Chex Quest was given away as a promotion with Chex cereal in 1996, a parent-safe reskin of the classic shooter where you picked up fruit, vegetables, and water instead of health and armor while using a sci-fi spoon thing to defeat snot aliens. It was gaming's best cereal-based shooter (opens in new tab).

Well, Chex Quest is back, in HD form. Original lead artist Chuck Jacobi is once more at the helm and ready to share the trailer above, complete with gameplay footage at the end. Chex Quest HD is still a game about a dude who wears wheat-based cereal for armor zapping slimy aliens in a kid-friendly way. Also like the original, it'll be five levels long and distributed for free. Though whether you'll have to buy a box of cereal to get a copy I'm not sure.

How long until the Brutal Chex Quest mod, you think?

Shaun Prescott is the Australian editor of PC Gamer. With over ten years experience covering the games industry, his work has appeared on GamesRadar+, TechRadar, The Guardian, PLAY Magazine, the Sydney Morning Herald, and more. Specific interests include indie games, obscure Metroidvanias, speedrunning, experimental games and FPSs. He thinks Lulu by Metallica and Lou Reed is an all-time classic that will receive its due critical reappraisal one day.