learningandfinance.com


Science

Team17 to publish sci-fi platformer Planet Alpha

Share
Planet Alpha Screenshot

What do you think of Planet Alpha?

Team 17 has announced Planet Alpha, the latest game under its steadily growing publishing umbrella. The game has a very striking art style and makes full use of the Unreal Engine to deliver what might be the best looking platformer ever created.

Trump Blocks Broadcom's Bid for Qualcomm
In an effort to alleviate these concerns, Broadcom has been rushing to redomicile (legally move the company) to the United States. Qualcomm is now involved in intense litigation with Apple around patents and accusations of anti-competitive behaviour.

Clinton on Trump-Putin ties
Clinton suggested that the portion of the United States she won represents portions of the country that are thriving economically. But even the way she describes their alleged racism and sexism is pretty remarkable.

Sergio Aguero: Could miss two weeks with knee injury
Brazil star Gabriel Jesus will start his first Premier League match this year for runaway leaders Manchester City at Stoke on Monday.

Taking place on an unknown alien planet it's not only the exotic flora and fauna that impresses, but also the breathtaking volumetric fog, fire, and destruction effects. What will you discover? Is this world really as tranquil and serene as it first appears and what more will you discover? Lazar, who is the brains behind the project, started the game in his own time while working at IO on the most recent HITMAN series. He describes the game as "something special" and even though it took four years, they have put "everything [they] have into it". According to Lazar, Team17 "truly believes in Planet Alpha as much as we do".

Adrian Lazar comments positively to the partnership, which allows the team to finally bring the game to players all over the world. Developing the game for over 4 years has been a roller coaster, so when we looked for a publisher we were very selective. Bestwick's understanding of the game is nearly as passionate as Lazar's as she states that Planet Alpha has the kind of world that she certainly wanted to spend time in. It's coming out for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC some time in 2018.

Share