The Cube-Daily News Update: 8/14/17
Metroidvanias and indies, with sometimes a crossover between the two. Here are your essential stories for Monday, August 14th 2017.
Indie games Unepic, Ghost 1.0 are heading to the Nintendo Switch:
Francisco Téllez de Meneses, lead designer of Unepic, has revealed the indie RPG is coming to Nintendo Switch, along with his other project Ghost. While both games lack a release date for the platform, Meneses confirmed that Unepic would launch first. The game first released in September 2011, and has many ports that range from WiiU to Playstation 4 and Xbox One.
Sony will be holding a Paris Games Week conference this year:
Sony has announced they will be having a conference at Paris Games Week, on the 30th of October. The conference’s doors will open at 15:00 (6 AM PST) with the show fully commencing at 17:00 (8 AM PST). There has been now confirmation for how long the show will last, and what games will be presented. The last time Sony had a Paris Games Week show was in October 2015.
Unity now supports Xbox One X:
Unity has announced that their engine now includes Xbox One X support, which can of course be unlocked if you are a registered Microsoft developer. Unity has also promised they will improve the feature when need be, the engine of course supports other versions of the Xbox One. Some games that run on Unity include Temple Run, Wasteland, and Life is Strange franchises. This news follows Unreal Engine 4 adding Xbox One X support last week.
An Okami remaster may be releasing for Playstation 4 and Xbox One this winter:
Laura Kate Dale of Kotaku UK is reporting that Capcom is set to release an Okami port for Playstation 4 and Xbox One on December 12th, with more evidence added on thanks to leaked European retail listings. Capcom has not responded to the reports, the remaster would be released alongside their Resident Evil Revelations, Mega Man, and Dragons Dogma remasters this year.
Deadlight Collectors Edition is now free on GOG:
GOG is offering Deadlight: Directors Cut for free, which will last for the next 48 hours. The game originally released in June of last year as a remaster to 2012’s Deadlight, and the studio behind it recently released the puzzle title RIME. The game typically costs $12.