Metroidvania action MIRA and THE LEGEND OF THE DJINNS released in 2023. Explore the vast world influenced by the Moroccan culture

Publisher ASSEMBLE ENTERTAINMENT officially announced the metroidvania action Mira and the Legend of the Djins on June 15. The compatible platform is a PC (Steam/Gog.com). It is scheduled to be released in 2023.

MIRA and the Legend of the Djins is a 2D search-type action game inspired by Morocco and Amazigi culture rooted there. DJINN (Jin) in the title is a supernatural existence such as spirits and youkai in the Arab world. In this work, he operates Yuba, a treasure hunter, and goes on an adventure journey with MIRA, who has lost his memory.

While searching for ancient archeological sites, Yuba meets the trapped MIRA. Yuba agrees to connect the bond of her spirit to regain MIRA’s memory. During the adventure of memories, there are hidden ancient history, encounters with new friends, and enemies that aim for life. Eventually, they will face the cause of the catastrophe that led the MIRA world to collapse.

As a feature in the game play, players can use four types of weapons, and they can switch smoothly. The weapons have different attacks, and they seem to be able to switch between them even in the middle of the battle. Flowing battles will be possible.

The game is equipped with a skill tree that releases weapons. Skills are released by currency or the story progress, and can gain further actions and abilities of weapons. Ability seems to be useful not only for battle but also for map search. By acquiring new abilities, it will be possible to reach places that have not been reached before.

There are also seven types of tools available through game play. The trailer allows you to see the existence of a tool for moving a huge block that closed the road. These tools will be used in battle, map search, and puzzle capture on the way.

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According to this official website, there are many areas in the setting of this work. There seems to be various locations from the natural world of nature, vast desert areas, ash piled volcanoes. These places will be drawn in the game.

The development of this work is Little Knight Games. There are about six teams composed of members of various nationalities such as Morocco, the United States, Canada, and Venezuela. This work started a crowdfunding campaign at Kickstarter in August 2021. The following month, the campaign was successful with the support of $ 24,374 (about 3.27 million yen). Expectations have been officially unveiled by the publisher ASSEMBLE ENTERTAINMENT.

Mira and the Legend of the Djins will be released in 2023 for PC (Steam/Gog.com). Currently, ITCH.IO has a demonstration version.

End zone: A World Apart Survivor Edition: New trailer shows gameplay on consoles for the first time

Publisher Assemble Entertainment published the first gameplay trailer for the upcoming end zone: A World Apart: Survivor Edition for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | s.

The console version of the post-apocalyptic survival-city builder will be released on May 19, 2022 for 49.99 euros and contains the basic game and the “Prosperity” expansion. For PlayStation 5, the end zone: A World Apart: Survivor Edition also appears thanks to a collaboration with the publishing partner Koch Media in Europe for € 49.99.

Endzone - A World Apart | Full Release Trailer

Stephan Wirth, co-founder and experience lead at the assemble-owned developer studio Gentlymad Studios, said: “Although it has long been our wish to bring end zone to the consoles, the revision of the user interface, for such an extensive strategy game as end zone, is a real one Challenge. Therefore, we took a lot of time to develop a user-friendly user interface. We look forward to sharing this lovingly designed game in May with a new audience and sincerely hope that the console players will enjoy the experience that we have created especially for them. ”

Due to the complexity of the game, the profound game mechanics and the elaborate weather and environmental simulations, end zone is often compared with titles such as Banished, Frostpunk and Surviving The Aftermath.

The console version introduces players into the world of end z1. After a nuclear catastrophe, a few people were able to flee to underground facilities, the “end zones”.

150 years later, humanity dares to the surface again and has to face an extremely hostile environment full of radioactivity, contaminated rain and extreme climate fluctuations to ensure the survival of the settlers. Endzone – A World Apart: Survivor Edition is funded by the BMVI.