Mutant Football League PAX Prime trailer touches down

Mutant Football League

This year's PAX Prime doesn't kick off until Friday, when we will of course be there in something close to full effect, but the Mutant Football League PAX Prime trailer is here right now.

It's about what you'd expect: mutants and monsters taking to the gridiron to play a version of football that includes not just feet and balls, but also "maximum carnage" and its infliction upon players on the opposite team. The single-player mode will offer 30 teams engaging in a 13-game regular season, plus playoffs and the Mayhem Bowl—apparently survival is a victory in its own right—and there will also be online and offline multiplayer support for up to four players in competitive and co-op modes.

Mutant Football League is a spiritual successor to the 1993 Sega Genesis game Mutant League Football, which was enough of a hit that it actually inspired an animated series, Mutant League, which ran for a couple years in the mid-'90s. A pre-alpha build of the game will be on display at PAX Prime, and more info is up at

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.