Every so often a smaller, non-AAA game rolls around that generates just as much hype as its AAA counter parts. Recently that is definitely an accolade that can be attributed to platform game Yooka-Laylee from developer Playtonic Studios. If you were to attend any game conventions last year where Yooke-Laylee was featured then you will have been sure to notice the buzz it generated, when this title was being featured at expos alongside the likes of Battlefield 1, Gears of War 4 & Titanfall 2, then it's easy to think it might have got lost in the shuffle. That simply ... Read More »
This weeks new releases list is here to ease your Monday morning pain. And the big hitter of the week is without a doubt a platforming throwback and homage to the yesteryear. That's not all though, check out the latest titles below: 11/04/2017 Yooka-Laylee Yooka-Laylee is an all-new open-world platformer from genre veterans Playtonic! Explore huge, beautiful worlds, meet (and beat) an unforgettable cast of characters and horde a vault-load of shiny collectibles as buddy-duo Yooka (the green one) and Laylee (the wisecracking bat with the big nose) embark on an epic adventure to thwart corporate creep Capital B and his ... Read More »
Yooka-Laylee has come along way since we first posted an article about it back in May 2015. Remember that? Today, Team17 and Playtonic Games revealed a slew of updated information for this hotly anticipated open-world platformer. Amongst today's announcements was the 11 April 2017 launch date for PC, Xbox One. Yooka-Laylee is also now available to pre-order at £34.99 / $39.99 / €39.99 for non-Kickstarter backers in both digital and physical formats* from all participating stores worldwide. The pre-order offer includes an instant unlock of the Yooka-Laylee Toybox which gives a taste of the platforming mechanics set to appear in the full game, in a ... Read More »
We always get a little hyped by trailers – even if we're not so keen on the games themselves. So if you've missed any, here's our list of the absolute best trailers we saw in July... We Happy Few – Gameplay Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e294JwLn7uM A pitch-perfect trailer that shows off the graphics and gameplay of Compulsion Games' indie survival sim, while playing it tongue-in-cheek with the set-up of the whole game. Inside Accolades Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yU5tdtuFAQA Ordinarily, we’d be super-wary of any game that was basing an entire trailer around all those lovely, lovely things that lovely, lovely shills say to get their names ... Read More »
A 3D platformer rare-vival Yooka-Laylee is created by the amazing talents behind the legendary 'Banjo-Kazooie' and 'Donkey Kong Country' and have now united as one, please welcome Playtonic Games. The two main characters are Yooka better described as the green bloke with no pants and Laylee the wisecracking lady-bat with the big nose. Expect to see more than five very distinct worlds with unique challenges in order to find 'Pagies', the golden bounty you'll need in order to unlock and expand the game even further. Each world is jam packed with odd individuals, momentous bosses and a whole new way of communicating ... Read More »
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