Q-Video games, the favored Japanese sport developer greatest identified for its PixelJunk franchise, is able to announce its subsequent sport. Introducing PixelJunk Raiders, a third-person motion sport that is closely stylized simply as followers would count on from any sport within the PixelJunk sequence. However simply as vital as the sport announcement itself is the affirmation that PixelJunk Raiders will probably be a Google Stadia unique sport launch, even together with gameplay utilizing Stadia options.
Surprisingly little about PixelJunk Raiders was shared as a part of the sport’s announcement, and its trailer raises as many questions because it solutions. It seems that gamers tackle the position of a monster hunter or metropolis guardian of some kind. Gamers enterprise out to tackle teams of enemies by way of “lots of of distinctive missions,” preventing more and more difficult enemies. These enemies seem to drop some type of forex, implying a development system, however once more little or no is evident apart from PixelJunk Raiders‘ motion fight.
One function that’s talked about is using Stadia’s State Share performance. State Shares are like save information that permit gamers to leap into different gamers’ actual sport situations. Nevertheless, it seems to be like PixelJunk Raiders could also be utilizing this otherwise. An instance is proven of a participant summoning one other participant, for instance. Maybe there’s some type of State Share co-op being carried out, like a racing sport’s ghost challengers.
The announcement of PixelJunk Raiders as a Stadia unique does channel some worries, nonetheless. Google not too long ago shut down all of its Stadia sport growth studios, main many to query the way forward for the platform and Google’s dedication to gaming. Q-Video games’ contract with Stadia possible goes again method earlier than the choice to close down Google’s studios was made. Nonetheless, wariness relating to Google hopefully will not impair Q-Video games ongoing growth of PixelJunk Raiders.
PixelJunk Raiders releases March 1 on Stadia.