Daily news (April 21, Round 3): Grotto / Trail Out

Today’s Daily news: Grotto announced for the Nintendo Switch, but also…

  • Trail Out
  • Arcade Archives A-JAX
  • Descenders (Game Trials, Europe)
  • Dauntless
  • SMITE

Grotto

Digerati have announced their latest game for the Nintendo Switch: Grotto, a fantasy narrative game developed by Brainwash Gang. It will be released sometime in the second half of 2021.

Here’s a trailer, some details, the list of key features, and some screenshots for the game:

In development since 2018, Grotto is a fantasy narrative game that casts players in the role of the Soothsayer – a mysterious hermit who resides in the titular cave and is called upon to read the stars and provide counsel to a primitive tribe.

Grotto is a mystical, narrative-focused experience. You are the Soothsayer. The one capable of talking with the stars and unveiling their messages. In a time of turmoil, the tribe of the valley turn to your powers of divination and come to you for guidance.

Their fate will change depending on your auguries. Overthink every constellation, or let the stars freely enter your mind. You are the Soothsayer and yours is the way to read the future.

  • Look to the sky from the sacred rock, draw the constellations, and read the stars
  • Learn to read the bones and foretell the future or contact those who are gone
  • Get to know your people and help them face their problems
  • Choose wisely your answers as you’ll change the present and future of your tribe. They will thrive or die depending on your words
  • A visual style that mixes 2D and 3D art brings the confined world of Grotto to life

Grotto (Switch – eShop) comes out in H2 2021 in Europe and North America.

Source: Digerati PR

Trail Out

Crytivo have announced their latest game for the Nintendo Switch: Trail Out, a destruction derby game developed by Good Boys. It will be released in 2022 in Europe and North America.

Here’s a trailer and some details:

This is your next-level car destruction derby. Restore 30+ different cars and fight your way to the finish line. Vehicles in this heart-pumping game take realistic damage and obey the laws of physics, setting a new bar for mobile games. Race Anywhere! Be the first to cross the finish line in a demolition derby race, or crush your way through a monster truck obstacle course, all while waiting in line at the grocery store!

Trail Out (Switch – eShop) comes out in 2022 in Europe and North America.

Arcade Archives A-JAX

Hamster have announced that their latest Arcade Archives release on Nintendo Switch is A-JAX. It will be released on April 22nd in Europe and North America. As usual, it will cost 6.99€ / £6.29 / $7.99, and the Japanese version will offer an English language option.

Here’s some screenshots:

Arcade Archives A-JAX (Switch – eShop) comes out on April 22nd worldwide.

Source: Famitsu

Descenders (Game Trials, Europe)

The latest Game Trial is now live in Europe: starting today and until April 27th, Nintendo Switch Online subscribers can play the full version of Descenders for free. There’s also a 40% off discount to take advantage of (14.99€ / £11.99 instead of 24.99€ / £19.99, until May 18th), in case you want to keep playing even after the Game Trial has ended!

Source: Nintendo

Dauntless

Here’s the latest Dev Diaries video for Dauntless:

In this episode, we take a look behind the scenes at the creation of Urska, our Frost Escalation Keystone Behemoth. Urska launched alongside Untamed Wilds on February 4th with a new Escalation, new Hunt Pass, and more.

  • 00:00​ Intro
  • 00:27​ Urska Concept
  • 01:13​ Urska Animation
  • 02:10​ Frost Escalation Environment
  • 03:00​ Frost Variant Design
  • 03:46​ Frost Escalation Audio Design
  • 04:26​ Frost Escalation Gameplay Design
  • 05:15​ Outro

The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

SMITE

Here’s the latest video for SMITE:


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