Tagged: Team17

Aven Colony to Bring “Sim City in Space” To Xbox One

Developer Team17 is looking to bring the sci-fi simulation title Aven Colony to Xbox One later this year.  Aven Colony allows players to build, colonize, and interact with alien life in a Sim City style format.  Aven Colony has been in development since 2013 and has been in beta for a while now.  The game will also release on Steam for PC.  Aven Colony is currently set for Q2 2017.  Paul Tozour, founder of Mothership Entertainment, had this to say about the new partnership with the home console. “We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with Team17 and bring … Read More »

The Escapists 2 Announced for 2017

It was announced at TwitchCon that Team17’s amazingly fun game The Escapists is getting a sequel! The biggest change in the sequel is that there will be co-op and competitive modes. Players can team up with up to 3 other people either locally or online with drop in/drop out multiplayer. The updated graphics add a lot of little details with things like stains, grass, line-up sections painted on the tiled floors, and much more. There’s a new combat system that features light and heavy attacks, new craftable weapons like tasers, new things to do/play like instruments or paint, and (of … Read More »

NOT A HERO: Super Snazzy Edition Review

There will come a time in every gamers life that they will have this one singular thought: “I wish I could take the side-scrolling, 2D action of games from yesteryear and incorporate all the brutality and attitude of today’s games” Luckily for all the gamers out there publisher Team17 have made that dream a reality for gamers on Xbox One. That dream comes in the form of side scrolling, tactical shooter NOT A HERO: Super Snazzy Edition. The general premise of the game is a simple one: you are one of many foot soldiers in the employ of BunnyLord, an … Read More »

OlliOlli2 Welcome to Olliwood XL Edition Review

Award-winning international games label Team17 and BAFTA award-winning independent studio Roll7 bring us OlliOlli2 Welcome to Olliwood XL Edition,  a tough-as-nails 2D side scrolling skateboarder that doesn’t just challenge you to get the biggest air and sickest tricks, but keep your fingers from getting blisters of epic proportions into the bargain. If you have been living under a rock, OlliOlli2 is the sequel to smash hit OlliOlli (the name comes from a  skateboarding trick – an Ollie – where the rider and board leap into the air without the use of the rider’s hands) and this time ’round the game features five … Read More »

Team17 Reveal their 2016 line up.

Exciting news for the independent game enthusiasts among you, Team17 (the masterminds behind the Worms series) has revealed their line up for next year, and it looks like this list could warrant a lot of excitement. In this video a few clips can be seen from these games and they look incredible, for a bit more detail see the list below. Yooka-Laylee – An all-new 3D platformer from the creative talent behind the Banjo-Kazooie and Donkey Kong Country games. Featuring new heroes, Yooka (the green one) and Laylee (the wisecracking bat with big nose) players will be able to utilise … Read More »

The Escapists: The Walking Dead Review

Escaping from jail is no mean feat and The Escapists brought into sharp focus the strictly regimented routine of prison life with the underhanded thrifty nature of acquiring and crafting tools to break out, all while under the gaze of heavy handed guards. You could buy, sell or gift between prisoners and guards to forge alliances; increase your crafting ability, health and speed with gym and mental activities, making this simple game much deeper than it first appears. How then does a crossover with The Walking Dead retain the core elements and celebrate the narrative of the show? I would … Read More »

The Escapists: The Walking Dead Coming to Xbox One

Fan of the Walking Dead franchise? As mentioned a few months back, Team17 and Skybound Entertainment has been working on it and finally The Escapists: The Walking Dead is coming to the Xbox One the 30th of September. The Escapists: The Walking Dead merges the gameplay and aesthetics of the smash-hit, indie game The Escapists with the universe and characters of the worldwide phenomenon that is The Walking Dead.  In the game, players will take on the role of iconic protagonist Rick Grimes, who must lead and protect a band of survivors featuring many of the original comic book cast. … Read More »

The Walking Dead is coming to The Escapists!

The Escapists The Walking Dead is the exact thing that will make the overlap of a Venn diagram featuring a. people who love The Escpaists, and b. people who love The Walking Dead, whoop with glee. Team17 have collaborated with Skybound Entertainment, the company founded by the creator of The Walking Dead comic series Robert Kirkman, to allow players to experience the compelling story of Rick Grimes and the original comic book cast via the much-loved gameplay of The Escapists. Playing as Rick, you’ll be tasked with not only protecting the group of survivors by seeking out safe escape routes from locations taken right from the comics … Read More »

New DLC For The Escapists Coming Soon

Are you a hardened escapist? Laugh loudly and somewhat maniacally at the prospect of razor-wire? If so, good news! The Escapists is getting some brand new DLC, entitled Escape Team. The premise for Escape Team is as follows: “Locked in a military prison for crimes they did not commit, the band of 4 inmates must work out how to break free from this new military based prison. Perhaps those rumours that the compound is home to one of the fiercest tanks in history will help? ” Gameplay will be similar to the original game, with players having to abide by the rules, avoiding the unwanted attention … Read More »

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