What the hell is Katana Zero? I don’t know, however I’d undoubtedly kiss it. With tongues.
Katana Zero is described as a “neo-noir, instant-death action platformer”, however who wants ineffective phrases when the magic of video is earlier than us? Gaze upon the trailer above, and marvel.
Yes, you don’t want language to recognise the darkish 80’s neon factor, nevertheless it’s price studying the promise of fast-paced, tight motion. Also, the data that you would be able to tone down and disable Katana Zero’s screenshake, which might in any other case be a dealbreaker for some.
This far-too-stylish affair involves us from Askiisoft, a small collective additionally liable for Tower of Heaven and Overpowered, through Adult Swim Games. It’s launching someday in 2017; platforms haven’t been confirmed, nevertheless it’s listed on Steam so PC appears to be like fairly strong, if not Linux and Mac, too.
Adult Swim has been getting actually busy within the video games area lately: it’s behind Ray’s the Dead, Death’s Gambit, Headlander, Rain World, Duck Game and Small Radios Big Televisions, a few Rick & Morty video games, and many others, together with cellular and browser video games.
It’s good to see somebody splashing a bit of money and help round smaller indie groups; going it alone is all very nicely however corporations like Adult Swim and Devolver are doing rather a lot to focus on the gems in a near-unceasing flood of releases.