Jens Andersson left Starbreeze and LucasArts to escape long dev cycles; with Yoku's Island Express, he discovered that all good games take time
Yoku's Island Express is Metroid meets pinball. Our video preview shows off the first few areas of the pinball platformer.
Traverse the island using a unique blend of pinball mechanics, platforming and open world exploration, in an amazing adventure to help those in need!
Yoku's Island Express is an incoming platforming pinball puzzler that's sort of like Sonic Spinball, that sort of echoes Studio Ghibli, and that sort of looks fantastic. It's due on PC later this month, and has a new trailer that explains why the titular Yoku has landed on Mokumana Island—and why, and indeed how, this "pint-sized" postman will awaken an ancient deity from its endless sleep.First, here's that:
Yoku's Island Express already has a bunch of genres attached to it - it's been called a pinball game, a platformer, an adventure. After an hour with the gam…
I'm draugr-deep in God of War at the moment. And having spent the last few months committing crimes all over Los Santos—I most recently murdered a song—the idea of unwinding with pleasant and colourful games like Yoku's Island Express appeals to me. It's due on PC next month.As we reported earlier this year, Villa Gorilla and Team17's Yoku's Island Express combines platforming with puzzles and pinball in a Sonic Spinball meets Studio Ghibli-type dealio. In doing so, players assume control of the titular dung beetle hero who's recently moved to Mokumana Island for a life of sun and part-time postmaster-ing. On arrival, though, our Yoku discovers an ancient deity is trapped in an endless sleep. "Flip and bump our pint-sized protagonist around the stunning hand-painted island on your quest to rebuild the post-office and wake an old god from its slumber," says the devs on how you'll in turn restore the natural order.Here's Vi
Play as a dung beetle in an open-world
You've got mail
Yoku's Island Express will launch for Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on 29th May, publisher Team17 has announced.If you've not heard of Yok…
I'm writing this one as much for me as for you. Yoku's Island Express is a platforming pinball adventure that has slipped on and off my radar a few times now. It's still on track for a Q2 2018 launch on Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, a...