Armello developer reveals spaceship administration sim Jumplight Odyssey
Let the anime OVA take you away
Armello studio League of Geeks introduced one other new venture immediately, this time turning to the celebrities for inspiration. Jumplight Odyssey is a brand new spaceship administration sim, set to hit PC someday in 2023.
Revealed throughout immediately’s PC Gaming Present 2023 Preview, the trailer has a vibe that may undoubtedly make some viewers nostalgic. As Princess Euphora watches the evil basic annihilate the fleet, the crew jets off into area, looking for salvation on the Eternally Star with a plucky crew, hanging by a thread.
When you’re reminded of the times of ’70s anime, that’s not an accident. League of Geeks particularly cites Star Blazers, the animated adaptation of anime collection House Battleship Yamato, as an inspiration. And in response to the Steam web page, there could also be some easy ’70s Tokyo disco within the combine, too.
Fly me to the moon
Whereas the trailer offers have a look at the type, inspiration, and setting for this journey, the Steam web page holds some extra data on the precise gameplay of this “FTL-meets-Star Blazers” hybrid.
Because the captain escaping the warmongering Zutopans, you’ll should maintain the starship working whereas making your method to the Eternally Star. This implies managing wants, repairing injury, and maintaining a tally of these aboard the ship.
Crewmates can act out a form of “floating melodrama” because of their moods, permitting relationships and incidents to come up. Maintain Hope alive, actually, and it’ll maintain your boat afloat.
Completely different biomes and hazards, emergent disasters, and hostile ships all act to maintain you out of your purpose. However this looks like a cool mixture of spaceship sim and administration, with an infectious nostalgia for the classics. Alongside League of Geeks’ different venture, a remake of Solium Infernum, the group is placing collectively some great-looking throwbacks. Right here’s hoping they each stick the touchdown subsequent yr.