As we speak in the course of the Future Video games Present Spring Showcase, there was a model new trailer for the upcoming indie metroidvania Axiom Verge 2 that explains the premise of the sport.
Within the trailer, we first see a quick synopsis of the primary sport: Hint, a scientist whose thoughts was preserved by machines, has his recollections transferred to new our bodies every time he dies. He makes use of this to discover the harmful world of Sudra.
In Axiom Verge 2, the sport is about earlier than the occasions of the primary sport, however you may play them in both order. You play as a brand new character named Indra, who explores an historical alternate Earth the place one thing sinister is lurking.
Developer Tom Happ explains how the mechanics of this sequel are totally different, however followers will really feel at dwelling whereas experiencing one thing new. He shares how the sequel is a “complementary piece of the general puzzle” with loads of hidden areas to discover and issues to search out.
The sequel was initially introduced again in late 2019 for a 2020 launch however was delayed. It was confirmed earlier this yr that it could launch in 2021, and now we lastly know that it’s going to launch someday this spring.
Right here’s what the official Axiom Verge web site says concerning the sport:
You’ll have performed Axiom Verge, or heard it referenced as a benchmark for indie “metroidvania” adventures. Axiom Verge 2 is a part of the identical story as Axiom Verge 1 however is a totally new sport: new characters, new powers, new enemies, and a brand new world. You’ll be able to play it earlier than or after the unique.
Meet Indra, the mysterious billionaire behind the worldwide Globe 3 conglomerate. What is that this world she’s discovered? Who’re the voices that appear to be calling to her?
Axiom Verge 2 might be launched for Nintendo Swap and PC by way of the Epic Video games Retailer this spring.
You’ll be able to watch the brand new trailer beneath.