Hi there! I’m Vanessa Chia, Co-founder and Artwork Director at Cococucumber, the builders of Planet of the Eyes. I’m more than happy to announce that Riverbond, an enthralling voxel ‘shoot and slash’, can be coming this summer season to PS4.
In true dungeon-crawling type, Riverbond takes you on a journey by means of memorable worlds the place you battle monsters, discover treasure and change into the hero. We needed to channel the nostalgia of enjoying video games from the 16-bit period and infuse it with quick and fluid controls for max motion! Riverbond enables you to select your play type by letting you choose from a ton of melee or ranged weapons to battle waves of enemies, take down big bosses or fully decimate the whole lot in sight.
As a sport that wears its retro beating coronary heart on its sleeve, Riverbond will really feel acquainted however contemporary. We hope that the pleasant voxel artwork type, sofa co-op gameplay and crossover skins from indie video games corresponding to Enter the Gungeon, Guacamelee!, Bastion and Psychonauts will encourage the interior (or outer) child inside you to let free on this planet of Riverbond.
One of many first issues that catches the eyes of the lots of of gamers who’ve loved Riverbond at occasions is its distinctive voxel artwork type. That is one thing we wholly embrace – there’s a tactile pleasure in destroying issues and exploding enemies into tiny cubes! Riverbond will allow you to go on an journey, reduce some grass, wreak havoc to our fantastically handcrafted maps, and possibly discover a secret or two alongside the way in which…
Sofa Co-op Insanity
As a Canadian studio, we’re all about everybody getting alongside, however I’m positive the reminiscences that you’ve of enjoying video games as a child together with your neighborhood buddies or siblings had been removed from peaceable. In Riverbond, you may let off steam by working collectively to hack and slash mobs, full missions and gang up on bosses with your loved ones and associates.
Homage to Indie Video games
Riverbond has eight crossover skins, hand-picked from indie video games that maintain a particular place in our hearts. Discover these visitor skins hidden in treasure chests and produce these heroes to the world of Riverbond in our little homage to those unbelievable indies. Play as Shovel Knight (with a shovel!) within the basic Fort World, or run round as Raz from Psychonauts, gathering nightmares from troubled elves. In the event you love these video games, you’ll have a blast discovering these and plenty of extra indie characters hidden away within the charming world of Riverbond!
Coming This Summer time
Look out for Riverbond, coming this summer season to PlayStation Retailer. I hope that you’ll make nice reminiscences in our sport as you bond with the entire particular individuals in your life.
P.S. Be careful for BOMB GIRL!