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Indie news (July 28, Round 2) – RIVE: new trailer / Yooka-Laylee: toybox now available

Today’s Indie news… Round 2! (Click here for Round 1)

  • Yooka-Laylee: Toybox
  • RIVE
  • Unity 5.4

Yooka-Laylee: Toybox

As promised, the Yooka-Laylee Toybox is now available. For those who don’t know, it’s a self-contained, spoiler-free sandbox designed to give players a good taste of what’s in store in Yooka-Laylee gameplay-wise.

It includes “moves to try, custom-built props to play with, secrets to discover and yes, shiny collectibles to hunt out and […] even […] a never-before-seen NPC to chatter with”. If you have access to this Toybox, you will be among the first outside Playtonic Games to try out the core mechanics. Of course, the developers will gather all the feedback they can to try and improve the game!

To get your code, you need:

  • to hae selected the Toybox or Toybox+ tiers during the Kickstarter campaign
  • make sure your email addres is valid (click here to change it if it’s not)

Here’s a trailer introducing the Toybox:

Finally, click here to check out the FAQ!

Yooka-Laylee (Wii U eShop) comes out next year in Europe and North America.


Today, Two Tribes finally revealed a brand new trailer for RIVE (which has been delayed on Wii U). It introduces two characters:

  • Rougshot (Spidertank Pilot)
  • Daryl Lloyd-Lancaster (Robot Servant)

Both characters are voiced by Mark Dodson (known for his work in Star Wars and The Gremlins)!

Here’s the trailer:

Unity 5.4

Heads up for (indie) developers: the latest version of Unity, Ver. 5.4, is now available. Click here to learn more about everything that’s new in this new version!


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