Poland is a hotbed for recreation improvement, with numerous corporations massive and small making their mark on the trade. King’s Pleasure is one other new studio primarily based in Krakow, with its group boasting credit together with Cyberpunk 2077, Serial Cleaner and Vampire: The Masquerade – Coteries of New York; its debut title, Cosmic, appears to be like fairly intriguing.
On the one hand a 2D motion platformer is not the rarest of beast these days, and elements of its design (at the very least what’s proven within the announcement trailer) brings to thoughts a a lot darker tackle Guacamelee-style fight.
The plot, and the way it’ll apparently feed into the gameplay, does have undoubted potential; you must group up with another person’s shadow to seek out your individual, all whereas the proprietor of the monstrous buddy is in pursuit.
Beneath is among the official description.
- A mysterious universe inhabited by bizarre characters whose shadows have their very own distinct personalities, the place mild and shadow dictate its metaphysical guidelines
- Quick-paced 2D gameplay with two distinguished kinds: use the sunshine to unleash the beastly shadow connected to Vik and carry out lethal melee combos or use agility and subterfuge to flee hazard whereas at midnight
- A number of unique worlds to discover with expansive maps full of puzzles, secrets and techniques, and challenges. Discover new objects, unlock new talents and use them to journey forwards and backwards by means of area and time to discover what you beforehand couldn’t entry
- Flawlessly fluid animations that improve the gameplay expertise and a distinguishable artwork fashion that performs with contrasts
Cosmic is not due for launch till subsequent 12 months, so there’s nonetheless loads of time for improvement and for extra particulars to emerge. Primarily based on the preliminary look, although, tell us what you suppose down within the feedback.