Team17 have announced their lineup of games for Gamescom 2017. Their lineup consists of Sword Legacy: Omen, The Escapist 2, Yoku’s Island Express, and an exclusive first hands-on of Genesis: Alpha One.
Gamescom 2017 takes place from August 22-26 in Cologne Germany. You can view additional details of each game down below..
Genesis: Alpha One – World exclusive first hands-on!
In a near future ravaged by wars; corrupt regimes and global capitalism left unchecked have resulted in natural resource over-exploitation and pollution devastating the planet. As the Captain of a Genesis starship, you journey into uncharted space on the ultimate mission. Build and manage a space vessel, farm resources, deal with terrifying alien infestations, clone creatures and explore a vast, randomly generated universe.
Your goal: Find new homes for humanity’s DNA and save the species from extinction. Genesis: Alpha One will be heading to Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC in 2018.
Sword Legacy: Omen
Set in the candlepunk realm of Broken Britannia, a once-thriving kingdom full of alchemical and technological advances now fragmented by intrigue and deceit. As the vengeful knight, Uther, and his misfit band of companions, players will embark on a thrilling journey to locate the long-lost Excalibur. In this bloody, brutal take on the Arthurian legend, players will explore rich environments, experience a riveting storyline and survive intense turn-based tactical combat to define the fate of Britannia. Sword Legacy: Omen will launch on PC in 2017.
Yoku’s Island Express
A unique and quirky pinball platform adventure with handcrafted visuals. Flip and bump our pint-sized protagonist around the stunning hand-painted island on your quest to rebuild the post-office, discover the mystery of the Fruit Altar, and wake an old god from its deep slumber. Yoku’s Island Express is coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch™ and PC in 2018.
The Escapists 2
The sequel to the multi-million selling, award-winning sandbox prison-escape game. The Escapists 2 features multiplayer, a first for the series, as well as new ways to escape, new items to craft, a completely revamped combat system, new customisation options and more! The Escapists 2 will launch on the 22nd August for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC with a Nintendo Switch™ version to follow.