Screenshot Saturday Round-Up: Sundered, Röki, Jenny LeClue, Eternal Winter, The First Tree, and More

on May 28, 2017 11:21 AM

It’s Sunday. You’re reading DualShockers. Which can only mean one thing. Screenshot Saturday Round-Up.

For those that don’t know: Screenshot Saturday is a weekly event on Twitter where developers (mostly indie developers) share screenshots/gifs of their games to the internet via #screenshotsaturday.

That being said, here are some of the notable screenshots/gifs shared this past Saturday, yesterday, May 27, 2017.


Sundered

Platforms: PS4 and PC — Release Date: July 2017

Developer: Thunder Lotus Games

Trailer

Sundered is a horrifying fight for survival and sanity, a hand­-drawn epic from the ​creators of ​​Jotun. You play Eshe, a wanderer in a ruined world, trapped in ever­changing caverns teeming with eldritch horrors. Harness the power of corrupted relics to defeat gigantic bosses, at the cost of your humanity. Resist or embrace.


The First Tree

Platforms: PC and Mac — Release Date: Q3 2017

Developer: David Wehle

Trailer

From the creator of Home is Where One Starts… comes The First Tree, a third-person exploration game centered around two parallel stories: a fox trying to find her missing family, and a young couple dealing with a tragedy in their own. Players take control of the fox on a poignant and beautiful journey that crescendos at the source of life, and perhaps result in an understanding of death. Along the way, players can uncover artifacts and stories from the young couple’s life as they too become intertwined in the fox’s journey towards The First Tree.


Eternal Winter

Platforms: PC and Mac — Release Date — TBA

Developer: Claudio Norori

Trailer

Take the role of a chief! Lead your village and explore a huge island full of wildlife. Build, hunt and gather resources, because storms are incoming and they will demand the most of your strategic skills.

You will also have to maintain a healthy balance in the ecosystem, do not over-hunt or else the delicate ecosystem will begin to collapse, and a damaged ecosystem means less meat for your village!


Jenny LeClue

Platforms: PS4, PC, Mac, Linux, Mobile — Release Date: 2017

Developer: Mografi

Trailer

Jenny LeClue is a handcrafted adventure with memorable characters, a unique aesthetic, and an epic tangled mystery. It’s also a coming-of-age story about the blurred lines between right and wrong.

This is a game about your choices and how they affect Jenny and the author’s story. It’s a rich metanarrative with delightful surprises and interactions. Jenny LeClue also explores mature themes, complex characters, and an epic tangled mystery.

You play as Jenny, a brilliant young detective, living in the idyllic college town of Arthurton. Jenny is a sharp-eyed, relentless pursuer of the truth. But nothing exciting happens in Arthurton, and Jenny longs for real adventure.

Jenny gets more than she bargains for when her mother is accused of murder, and begins an unexpected journey to find the truth.

She soon discovers every cloud has a dark lining, and nothing in Arthurton is what it seems. Unseen forces will stop at nothing to keep Jenny from the truth. And she will have to use all her skills of deduction to find the real killer.


Backwoods

Platforms: PC/Mac/Mobile — Release Date: 2017

Developer: Backwoods Entertainment

When small-town handyman Harper Pendrell meets a dying woman in the street, he unwittingly stumbles into a diabolical conspiracy – a mystery only he can solve. An unknown disease is spreading across the country, and between them a scientist, a reporter and a reclusive artist hold the key to stopping it


Children of Zodiarcs

Platforms: PS4 and PC — Release Date: July 18, 2017

Developer: Cardboard Utopia  — Publisher: Square Enix Collective

Trailer

Children of Zodiarcs is a story-driven, single-player tactical RPG that combines traditional tactical gameplay with the thrill of collectible cards and craftable dice!

At the heart of an evil empire, a group of young outsiders rebel against the corrupt system that holds them down.

Professional thieves on the trail of an ancient relic, the group infiltrates the glittering halls of a corrupt noble’s private chambers in pursuit of their target, narrowly escaping the wrath of the city guards at every turn. Desperate to find an escape, they seek refuge in the city’s seamy slums and brave the sunless pits of the underworld. Out to get them are heavily armed city guards, rival gangs and psychotic families of subterranean cannibals. Abandoned by the system and used by selfish criminals, these young companions will be forced to come to terms with their own reality. But be warned – in the world of Children of Zodiarcs, no one escapes unscathed!


Röki

Platforms: TBA — Release Date: 2018 

Developer: Polygon Treehouse

Trailer

Röki is a game of adventure, bravery and courage. BUT most of all, it’s a game about MONSTERS that shouldn’t exist, but DO.

Join Tove on her journey to save her family. Solve puzzles, make friends and above all else, DON’T LET THE BAD GUYS WIN.


Tonight We Riot

Platforms: PC and Mac — Release Date: 2017

Developer: Pixel Pushers Union 512 — Publisher: New Blood Interactive 

Trailer

Jump into the boots of one of many working class heroes as players direct a growing horde as you fight, smash and brawl your way through the Streets of Change using whatever you can as a weapon. Namely bricks, molotov cocktails and whatever else you can get your hands on. Obtain the trust and loyalty of your fellow workers and liberate them from tyranny. Once you gain the power of the many, cooperate to retaliate against the city’s authoritarian regime and regain control over your life and liberty. Tonight We Riot!


Aven Colony

Platforms: PS4/PC/Xbox One — Release Date: Q2 2017 

Developer: Mothership Entertainment — Publisher: Team 17

Trailer

Aven Colony puts you in charge of humanity’s first extrasolar settlement on Aven Prime, an alien planet of deserts, tundras, and jungles light years from earth.

Build the infrastructure, look after the well-being of your citizens, manage your resources, and guide your colony to prosperity — all while dealing with the harsh and often dangerous realities of an alien world.


 

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