Microids sent us a preview demo of Yesterday Origins, to be released on September 29 on PC, Xbox One and PS4. The demo includes the first 2 chapters of the game and introduces the player with the gameplay mechanics. Those familiar with point and click games will obviously feel right at home, though you won't only need to combine items this time. Indeed, some combinations will require matching clues to motivate the character to do associate the selected objects. It is then very important to learn some information about what's going on, by talking to other characters for example. We'll tell you more about the game in our August podcast, which will hopefully be recorded sometime this week.
Note: Although the developers claim the game is best played with a gamepad (the irony when you think of it), we used the mouse as our wireless 360 controller was not recognized.
I wonder if Phil Spencer's visit to Japan is going to change anything. (6 Hours ago)
However of all recent Japanese games, I'd say Nier would actually sell decently on it. Of course not in Japan but I bet quite a few people in the West would buy it. I would. (6 Hours ago)
@asdfg: Not necessarily talking about here only but in general. I think we all know that most Japanese games sadly don't sell on Xbox. (6 Hours ago)
@nostradamus: Oh it sure is fun. Combat feels really nice, especially when you get to do the executions. The thing is, there is a shit load of combat and it can get repetitive. How much does it cost? (6 Hours ago)