Towers: three Hello-Res Screenshots from the Beautiful Prototype


Towers is a beautiful sport that appears a bit like a multiplayer Breath of the Wild.

In an age the place dozens of recent video games pop up day-after-day, the reveal trailer for Towers has nonetheless managed to show a complete lot of heads. Although what’s proven continues to be early, made by a core crew of six builders in only one yr, it’s already wowed a bunch of individuals, and we’ve bought three extra unique screenshots of it.

Towers is a multiplayer sport about exploring and constructing in a mystical open world. It has instantly drawn comparisons to a Breath of the Wild due to the similar-looking glider and climbing mechanics, however the addition of multiplayer, farming, and even town-building stretches it far past that.

Right here’s a have a look at three extra unique photographs from Towers:

The crew behind Towers is a developer referred to as Dreamlit Leisure, and CEO and Director Khang Le tells us “it’s the identical core founders/builders of Hawken,” a mech shooter from 2012. Whereas the Towers trailer is promising some fairly bold stuff, Le says their monitor file means the crew “will ship what we present in our trailer. Simply as Hawken did.”

A dev touch upon the official YouTube trailer factors out that the power to climb on shifting creatures in a multiplayer sport is especially onerous to make work, however they’ve largely figured it out already with “just a few visible kinks left to shine.” It additionally confirmed most of the influences folks had identified, together with Breath of the Wild, Harvest Moon, and a number of other Studio Ghibli films.

Right here’s the trailer, which I extremely suggest you watch if you have not but:

There’s no phrase on after we can count on to play Towers for ourselves, however it’s probably nonetheless a methods off. The developer’s YouTube remark additionally asks folks to “assist unfold the phrase to make this sport a actuality,” which additional reinforces that that is nonetheless a prototype within the works.

Dreamlit says it can have extra updates as we method GDC subsequent week, so we’ll hold you posted right here on IGN as we study extra about Towers. The crew can also be on the lookout for suggestions on its Fb web page right here.

Tom Marks is IGN’s Deputy Evaluations Editor and resident pie maker, and he loves that bizarre pink flying factor. You’ll be able to comply with him on Twitter.

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