It’s a busy time for veteran games developer and international games label Team 17, which has today revealed new trailers at Gamescom for three new forthcoming games.
First up is quirky pinball platformer Yoku’s Island Express. Yoku is a diminutive postman charged with ensuring the residents of Mokumana Island get their mail on time. Utilising a blend of pinball mechanics, platforming and open world exploration you will help the locals, awaken ancient deities and much more in a unique tropical adventure.
Yoku’s Island Express is due on Xbox One, Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC in 2018. Watch the trailer below:
Next up is Sword Legacy: Omen, a challenging turn-based tactical RPG with a dark, cartoon-inspired aesthetic.
As Uther Pendragon you will embarck on a journey through Broken Britannia to avenge your fallen lord and recover the mythical sword, Excalibur. Fight alongside a rag tag band of heroes to defeat your enemies in a turn-based tactical combat system. Use the environment to your advantage, moving your heroes into cover and setting the enemy ablaze with explosive barrels before finishing them off with brutal overkill moves.
Sword Legacy: Omen is due on PC in 2017. Watch the trailer below:
Finally, it is Genesis: Alpha One which is a unique blend of roguelike, FPS, base building and survival elements.
Earth has been left ravaged by war, pollution and over-exploitation of resources and humanity’s hope likes with the Genesis Programme and the promise of a new home. As the captain of a Genesis star ship you will be tasked with journeying into uncharted space, along the way creating and shaping a crew capable of fighting the alien infestations that threaten it. Utilising DNA from the aliens that you encounter you can perform Frankenstein levels of gene splicing to imbue your crew with new abilities and a better chance to proper within the hostile galaxy.
It’s high-level stuff with your ultimate goal to save your species from extinction. Genesis: Alpha One is due on Xbox One, Playstation 4 and PC sometime in 2018. Check out the guide to cloning trailer below:
All three games are currently playable to all attendees of Gamescom at Team17’s booth in halle 8.1.