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This morning – Code Vein has finally been officially announced after leaks and a Japanese magazine article, Jonathan Blow shows off a very early prototype of his next project, Patrice Desilets shows off the first footage of his upcoming game Ancestors and Sony have announced a release date for Everybody’s Golf.
Code Vein officially announced by Bandai Namco – Bandai Namco’s dungeon-exploring action RPG Code Vein has been officially revealed by the publisher. The game is being created by the team behind God Eater and is coming to consoles in 2018. Code Vein will see players creating a character and a partner. Which partner you choose will have an impact on the story. A full description and screenshots have been released on Bandai Namco’s website (linked below) and a trailer is due in May.
(via Bandai Namco 1 / 2)
Jonathan Blow teases his next game – Braid and The Witness developer Jonathan Blow has revealed a prototype for his next game. Blow showed off a very early prototype of the project at yesterday’s Reboot Develop conference in Croatia, showcasing his new engine running a block-based puzzle game.
Patrice Desilets unveils first look at Ancestors – Former Assassin’s Creed creative director Patrice Desilets showed off the first look at his upcoming third-person action game Ancestors. During a talk at Reboot Develop in Croatia he confirmed that the project, set 10 million years ago, had expanded in scope, potentially into an open world game, and that the project would no longer be episodic.
Everybody’s Golf launches in August – Sony have announced that the latest game in the Hot Shots Golf franchise is coming to Playstation 4 on August 30. The game had first been announced prior to Tokyo Game Show in 2014. Everybody’s Golf will feature character customisation, online multiplayer and an open-world environment where players can explore using golf carts, fish, race and go treasure hunting. A closed online test is scheduled to begin in May. Eligible players will be contacted soon via email.
(via Playstation Blog)