And it is formally making its April Idiot’s recreation, too.
Platinum Video games simply launched an Apple Arcade-exclusive known as World of Demons.
World of Demons is an motion recreation, which comes as no shock given Platinum is the developer of a few of the greatest motion video games within the enterprise, akin to Bayonetta and NieR:Automata. The trailer is beneath:
This one’s set in a fantastical world stuffed with yokai – a category of supernatural monsters and spirits from Japanese folklore. (Ewan Wilson wrote a captivating article for Eurogamer in regards to the yōkai in From Software program’s Sekiro, which is effectively value a learn if you wish to know extra.)
Here is the official blurb on World of Demons:
“Gamers will assume the function of a samurai main a military of yokai minions as they embark on a mission towards evil. The sport is ready in an exquisite atmosphere impressed by conventional Japanese art work with attractive phases pulled from ukiyo-e woodblock prints. Alongside the way in which, they will meet samurai allies and a menagerie of yokai, every with their very own strategies and combo potentialities. Gamers will develop their arsenal of skills to overcome all foes that stand earlier than them, finally dealing with the fearsome Shuten Doji, lord of all oni.
“Sharpen your metal as this samurai story is about to start.”
Of observe: World of Demons requires iOS 13.0 or later, and weighs in at 2.8GB.
The announcement of World of Demons is a part of a renewed push for Apple Arcade, which simply acquired 32 new video games, together with 11 new “Arcade Originals”. World of Demons is likely one of the 11 Arcade Originals. Others embody NBA 2K21 Arcade Version, Simon’s Cat: Story Time, Star Trek: Legends, The Oregon Path, Minimize the Rope Remastered, SongPop Occasion, and Fantasian, a diorama journey RPG from Mistwalker (the story is by Hironobu Sakaguchi, and the music is by Nobuo Uematsu). Test that out within the video beneath (it is attractive!).
In different associated Platinum information, it seems the developer is definitely making the sport it teased as an April Idiot’s joke final 12 months.
This week Platinum launched a trailer for Sol Cresta, a shmup due out for Nintendo Swap, PlayStation 4 and PC. It is a sequel to 1985 arcade recreation Terra Cresta.
There’s quite a bit occurring at Platinum. It is making Challenge G.G, Bayonetta 3, and Babylon’s Fall.