Game news After Stray, what games does its publisher Annapurna Interactive have in store for us?
Here’s everything you need to remember from the Annapurna Interactive showcase held on July 28, 2022.
Last night at 9 pm was held the second edition of the showcase of Annapurna Interactive, the flagship indie label that recently put Stray in front of the stage. We can also see the publisher behind titles such as Gorogoa, Ashen, Outer Wilds, 12 Minutes, Solar Ash or The Artful Escape and Sayonara Wild Hearts. Here is what awaits us next.
The Thirsty Lovers Sensation
The showcase opened with a generous gameplay trailer dedicated to Thirsty Suitors that made quite an impression on it. Turn-based combat, skateboarding and cooking punctuate the daily life of Jala, the protagonist of this game with a Bollywood atmosphere. During her adventure, she must meet the expectations of her demanding parents, deal with her murdered exes and repair a broken friendship during her brother’s wedding. Behind this atypical game, we find Outerloop Games, developers of Falcon Age, a virtual reality falconry action and adventure game for Playstation VR. Thirsty Suitors will be available on Xbox, PlayStation, Switch, PC machines and on Xbox Game Pass day one.
The release date has not been shown but you can discover the demo on Steam will wait.”’ It begins with a delirious sequence: the hero skates and walks on walls while we answer a personality test on our romantic relationship. He then finds his way back to the family home before confronting one of his first exes: Sergio, somewhat motivated to pick up the pieces. So it will be a question of dealing with it during turn-based combat including enhancements, special abilities to use and a mood system dedicated to exploiting the opponent’s weaknesses.
If the games already known from the Annapurna catalog occupy a lot of space in the show, there are some reveals. In particular, we discovered Bounty Star from Dinogod studio, which will arrive on Xbox (and Xbox Game Pass), PlayStation and Steam in 2023. If you’re dreaming of what it’s like to mix a western vibe with mechs, this title takes care of making your dreams come true. It should also include gathering resources and elements related to building a base in an extremely hostile environment.
You play as Clementine McKinney, an ex-soldier without purpose or peace, as she repairs a mech, fights bands of mercenaries, and learns to care for post- apocalyptic wasteland where he is destined to rot. – Interactive Annapurna
We saw it too hosts, a cooperative flying creature collecting game from Hohokum creators. It’s basically about exploring ultra colorful settings and collecting unique creatures to grow your herd. The game will be available on PS5, Xbox Series, PS4, Xbox One, PC, and on Game Pass, at a date not yet known.
And then in another atmosphere, there The Lost Wild, a first-person survival horror game in which the player must use all the resources at his disposal to escape the clutches and watch out for the dinosaurs that inhabit the game’s universe. restore its rights. Discretion and creativity are required in this game, which is not scheduled to be released before the year 2024 on PC via Steam at the moment.
The developers are back on the stove
In a very secretive way, Keita Takahashi teased his new project called uvula, a name that refers to that conical appendage you have at the bottom of your oral cavity. It is currently impossible to know what it is, the images only show a small boy sleeping peacefully. This new game seems to be in the early stages of its development as Uvula networks have indicated that they are looking for a new engineer. Remember that Takahashi is the originator of Katamari Damacy, a delirious title in which you use a katamari, a kind of glue ball, to roll a lot of things to recreate the stars lost in the galaxy .
There’s also something new from the makers of Kentucky Route Zero, a poetic game that follows a secret highway into the caves beneath Kentucky. Cardboard Computer hasn’t revealed a title yet, we’ve only seen the first models of a dog and the promise of a little fast-paced adventure.
And finally Dreamfeel, the studio behind the visual novel If Found, is preparing another game that will feature cats in a fictionalized version of Ireland. We are told that the adventure is about coming of age.
Updates to note
seen many times, we learned that view will be released on PC, Switch and the App Store on August 4th. The play invites us to follow the story of a woman who seeks to give meaning to her life. For this, he must immerse himself in his memories that start from his birth. By slowing down time within these memories, you must pay attention to the smallest details, change your point of view, and connect different elements to access distant thoughts.
So far, the next upcoming road trip resurfaced to announce its partnership with Annapurna. The play’s narrative follows Alfred, an old man who decides to travel alone to the north after fate plays an evil trick on him. Through this story full of emotions, you have to explore many different scenes, immortalize them with your camera and meet people with whom you can bond. Currently, there is no release date for the rendezvous.
Ports to remember
- Outer Wilds and its Echoes of the Eye DLC are coming to Xbox Series and PS5 on September 15 with native 60 FPS support.
- Pathless, the archery game from Giant Squid (Abzû), is coming to Xbox and Switch this winter.
- Maquette will also be coming to Xbox and Switch machines this winter.
- Solar Ash will be available on Steam on December 6th. It will also be available on Xbox Game Pass this winter.
- The Remains of Edith Finch is now available on Xbox Series and PS5 with support for 4K and 60 FPS. Current owners of the game on Xbox One and PS4 are entitled to a free update.
- Hohokum, the game where you play a strange snake is now available on Steam.
The Annapurna showcase finally allowed us to meet people, especially Yarn Owl, a small team of two people who are currently working on a game inspired by The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past .