You think E3 isn’t over? Ha! A month after Geoff Keighley summoned the entire game industry to Los Angeles for a week of marketing, Annapurna Interactive, slightly late to the party, hosted annual show. Today, over the course of 30 minutes, the independent publisher took a look at what’s being done for his offbeat portfolio. Before you ask, no, there’s no news of a sequel to stray. Come on, people, he Just went out. Still, there’s a lot to write home about. Here’s all the important things, ranked from most amazing to least.
Three kick-ass PlayStation games coming to Xbox
Since the launch of this console generation, Annapurna Interactive has published three great games on PlayStation: the passageatmospheric shooting action game; maquette, a recurring puzzle with a heartbreaking narration; And the solar ashA science fiction platform from the people who made it Hyper Light Drifter. (All three are also available on PC.) Now, the console-exclusive deals for the trio drop:
- the passage Coming to Xbox and Switch this winter, there’s no exact date yet.
- maquette It’s coming to Xbox and Switch, and it’ll also be added to Game Pass, Microsoft’s hugely popular on-demand gaming service.
- solar ash It will arrive on Steam on December 6. (On PC, it’s currently only available on the Epic Game Store.) It’s also coming to Game Pass later in the winter, but no date yet.
Uniqueness of the solenoid control unit. It is a good thing that more people have the opportunity to play games.
Thirsty Suitors is coming in 2023, a demo on PC today
The suitors are thirstythe next game from the makers of age of the falconfinally has an edit window. It was first revealed during the 2021 Game AwardsThe multi-genre RPG is now slated to release next year on Xbox, PlayStation, Switch, and PC. It’s a bit far fetched, yes, but in the meantime, there’s a demo available on Steam today. Earlier this summer, I played through a version of this demo at the Tribeca Festival. It’s dope.
Hohokum Developers are doing a multiplayer game
flock is a multiplayer game about getting lost in an idyllic wilderness and collecting flying animals, on which you ride … Developed by people who have previously worked together Hohokum, a quiet PlayStation game in which you control a colorful snake creature and navigate a beautifully colored space without any goals or objectives. probably The coolest game of all timeor at least from the last generation of the console.
Oh, yes, speaking of, Hohokum Now available on Steam.
Too late out next week
Obviously a tearful combo game Too late It will be released on August 4 for PC, Switch, and iOS. Last week, a representative from Annapurna Interactive told me that this is the kind of game that will make me feel the best. It was not clear if this statement was directed at me personally, or if it was intended to be descriptive for a wide audience.
What’s Left of Edith Finch Get the next generation port
Narrative game from a first-person perspective What’s Left of Edith FinchReleased in 2017, it is being improved for free from the next generation. Like most next-gen upgrades, it will bring the game up to standard 4K resolution now with 60 frames per second. It is available today.
will be availablee on September 15th. No news update regarding the Switch’s incoming port, though, which was Announced during Nintendo Direct last February.
Kentucky Road Zero The developers have a new game in the works
Cardboard Computer, the three-person team behind the must-play indie gem Kentucky Road Zerois working on a new game, but hasn’t shared any information about a name, genre, or release date.
Bounty Star It is a mechanical shooter
Annapurna’s wallet arrives for me a lot more than it misses, but that’s because the publisher specializes in big fare that you rarely see in the AAA space. Bounty Star, a third-person shooter planned for PC, PlayStation, and Xbox (where it will launch as part of the Game Pass library), doesn’t seem to fit that bill. Although it features base building and farming elements, you seem to spend a lot of time experimenting with a mechanism, and using it to shoot untold enemies.
lost wilderness It is a survival horror game about dodging dinosaurs in the jungle at night
See the trailer above. Yes, ah, I don’t think so! no no.
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