Ember Labs’ Kena: Bridge of Spirits seems to have the identical magical qualities of a fantastical Disney-Pixar film. Two new trailers revealed extra backstory and gameplay footage, in addition to a dynamic picture mode that has me extremely excited to take footage with NPCs (and I normally gloss over picture modes when taking part in video games!). Moreover, a bodily deluxe version was introduced in partnership with writer Most Video games.
Kena: Bridge of Spirits follows the titular heroine/spirit information as she travels to a distant land searching for a sacred mountain shrine. Spirits have been remodeling into monsters, and solely Kena can bridge the hole between life and dying to make issues proper once more. She’ll meet loads of colourful personalities alongside the way in which, together with sooty little anthropomorphic creatures referred to as The Rot, which can support her in battle. For extra backstory particulars forward of the sport’s launch, watch the launch trailer above or try Marcus Stewarts’ The whole lot We Know About Kena: Bridge Of Spirits.
A Picture Mode trailer additionally dropped right now. Kena has no scarcity of awe-inspiring vistas, vivid magical results, and endearing character fashions. Taking footage, nonetheless, amplifies these attractive visuals, and a “Say Cheese!” choice lets Kena and her mates correctly pose for the digital camera. I’ve by no means seen this part in a online game earlier than (as I mentioned above, I normally don’t activate in-game picture modes – possibly a few of you might have seen a function like this earlier than?). Nonetheless, the sport’s allure and heat undoubtedly come by way of. I can’t wait to see all of the images that gamers publish on social media. Who is aware of, possibly I’ll lastly seize some recollections of my very own.
The trailers are at the moment buzzing, that means that you just would possibly’ve missed the information that Kena: Bridge of Spirits can be getting a bodily deluxe version in November. Ember Labs partnered with Most Video games, a sub-publisher on titles like A Plague Story: Innocence and Minecraft Story Mode. Priced at $50, this deluxe version will launch with a replica of the sport, the digital soundtrack, and cosmetics for The Rot and Kena’s workers.
“Our group was extraordinarily vocal about their need for a bodily version from the second we first introduced the sport,” mentioned Ember Labs’ chief working officer Josh Grier. “It’s an honor to create a sport folks wish to add to their collections, and we’re thrilled to be partnering with Most Video games to make that occur so shortly after the preliminary launch.”
Does this information make you much more excited for the sport, and do you propose on taking a whole lot of footage with the ensemble forged?