MixedBag have announced today that after 4 years in development, their Metroidvania style game Forma.8 will release on 23rd February 2017 for Xbox One, Playstation 4, PS Vita, PC and Wii U. With a price of £11.99/$14.99/€14.99. You can find a bit more information about Forma.8 below, along with some screenshots and a trailer.
As the small exploration probe forma.8 you’re stranded alone on the surface of an alien planet. Separated from your companions by accident you have a life or death mission to accomplish: find and recover a lost, powerful energy source before it’s too late. And not everything is what it seems…
forma.8 offers all the gameplay hooks of the classic metroidvania formula: a huge world to explore, a unique control system, power ups to collect to unlock new zones, enemies to fight, puzzle to solve, a cryptic story and huge bosses. All presented with unique visuals: using a combination of lovely hand drawn vector graphics, 3D characters and very high resolution and antialiasing to bring the world of forma.8 to life, in silky smooth 60 frames per second.
– Explore a huge, open world full of secrets
– Solve ancient mysteries
– Gain new power-ups to progress in your adventure
– Fight deadly enemies and face powerful bosses
– Delve into a deep and cryptic lore