Lucky Luna from Alto’s Odyssey creator coming to iOS

Following up on its range of hits like Alto’s Adventure, Alto’s Odyssey, Where Cards Fall, and more, award-winning developer Snowman is set to bring its next all-new game, Lucky Luna to iOS and Android this summer through Netflix Games.

Lucky Luna is a vertical platformer with a twist… no jump button!

“Outcast on a mysterious island in a foreign land, Luna wakes up dazed and alone…
In the distance ahead, a set of towering ruins dominates the skyline–beckoning her forward.

Join Luna on a magical journey into the depths of hidden temples and secret dungeons. Dive as deep as you dare to unlock the mysteries of her past by conquering the trails ahead.”

Since there’s no jump function, with each level you experience “new mechanics through its environmental features” to help you guide Luna.

There’s no firm release date yet, but Snowman will be launching Lucky Luna this summer. It

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Saints Row: Boss Factory Lets You Create a Custom Character Before the Game Arrives

Volition has announced Saints Row: Boss Factory, a free app that lets you use the game’s custom character creator to build your main character before the game arrives. It’s out now.

Announced at Summer Game Fest, developer Volition revealed that Boss Factory would come to PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PC today.

The free app will allow you to use the full character creator (minus any items unlocked by progressing through the game) to save up to six character designs. Those designs can be created on any platform, and imported into the final game on any other platform. You can even save and share your charcater design with other players, who can then use it in their games.

Saint’s Row has famously offered diverse character creators, and the new game promises to keep up that tradition, offering thousands of choices for your main character, known as the

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Genshin Impact maker reveals its new game, beta signups are now open

The new game from the creators of Genshin Impact has been unveiled as Zenless Zone Zero (opens in new tab)an action-RPG set in the last outpost of civilization following a world-ending calamity.

The end of civilization was wrought by a supernatural disaster that created the Hollows: “disordered dimensions” that appear out of nowhere, crawling with mysterious monsters called the Ethereal. The citizens of New Eridu were able to survive by acquiring technology that enables them to extract valuable resources from the Hollows. Over time, this enabled the city to explore and even expand into the Hollows, industrializing and monetizing it—a progression that has led to increasing tension between the city’s “monopolistic enterprises, gangs, conspirators, and fanatics.”

Amidst this chaos, players will become Proxies: Professional guides for people who seek to explore the Hollows, protecting them from enemies, assisting on their missions, and learning more about their stories.

Zenless Zone

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Shenmue creator Yu Suzuki has a new game coming to Apple Arcade in June

Shenmue creator Yu Suzuki’s next game has been revealed to be an Apple Arcade release called Air Twister.

Announced on Tuesday, Air Twister is a fantasy 3D shooting game developed by YS Net, the studio responsible for 2019’s Shenmue 3.

The debut trailer for the game, which is set for release on Apple’s gaming subscription service on June 24, can be viewed below.

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“Soar through the sky in this all-new fantasy endless shooter from legendary game creator Yu Suzuki,” reads the game’s App Store description.

“Players will assume the role of Princess Arch fighting back against bizarre invaders to save their planet from destruction.

“They’ll rain down their homing arrows to trace graceful arcs of light across beautiful, artfully crafted stages, before they pierce their foes.

“With a fun and easy touchscreen swipe-shooting gameplay

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Shenmue creator Yu Suzuki’s new game looks like a Space Harrier sequel

Shenmue, Space Harrierand Virtua Fighter creator Yu Suzuki has a new game — essentially a Space Harrier and Panzer Dragoon spiritual successor — coming to Apple Arcade on June 24.

Judging from the trailer released Tuesday, Water Twister closely follows the on-rails shooting formula that delighted fans of Sega’s arcade shooter Space Harrier, albeit with updated graphics and a fantasy space setting. It’s chaotic, colorful, and packed with strange environments to fly through, sometimes on the back of a giant swan. in Water Twisterdeveloped by Suzuki’s YS Net, players take the role of Princess Arch, a hero fighting alien invaders on her home planet.

Space Harrierwhich Sega released in 1985 in arcades, is a clear influence, but Suzuki told GameSpot that Water Twister has “a much different feel.” Sega itself hasn’t released a new game in the Space Harrier franchise since 2000’s arcade-only Planet Harriers.

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