Kena: Bridge of Spirits looks gorgeous and launches August 24

kena-bridge-of-spirits-1280x720-1.jpgw1200stripall.jpeg

Kena: Bridge of Spirits is coming this summer and looks stunning. During Sony’s latest State of Play video event today, developer Ember Lab revealed a new trailer for the game alongside the release date. The studio is dropping the fantasy adventure August 24 for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. It’s available to preorder now for $40.

In this latest gameplay video, Kena looks more like a CG film than ever before. It almost has the style of a fantasy Big Hero Six. The mechanics, meanwhile, seem like they are paying homage to Horizon Zero Dawn or even God of War. The game’s hero has that jaunty third-person strafe that I associate with combat in those first-party Sony games. And that makes the game feel at home on the PS5 and PS4.

Kena’s slick action and unparalleled visuals should make it an early standout for the new generation of hardware. And while it is launching a bit later than games like Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, it may benefit from not much else coming out in the timeframe.

Ember Lab previously announced Kena is also coming to Epic Games Store on PC as well. And it is also available to preorder on that platform.

GamesBeat

GamesBeat’s creed when covering the game industry is “where passion meets business.” What does this mean? We want to tell you how the news matters to you — not just as a decision-maker at a game studio, but also as a fan of games. Whether you read our articles, listen to our podcasts, or watch our videos, GamesBeat will help you learn about the industry and enjoy engaging with it.

How will you do that? Membership includes access to:

  • Newsletters, such as DeanBeat
  • The wonderful, educational, and fun speakers at our events
  • Networking opportunities
  • Special members-only interviews, chats, and “open office” events with GamesBeat staff
  • Chatting with community members, GamesBeat staff, and other guests in our Discord
  • And maybe even a fun prize or two
  • Introductions to like-minded parties

Become a member

Credit: Source link