Monday, 14th June 2021 – Team17 has showcased a series of announcements for upcoming and recently released games in a reel of news that included confirmation of new, free content for Overcooked! All You Can Eat to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the multi-award-winning franchise, a 2021 new-generation console launch for 50 vs. 50 strategic shooter Hell Let Loose and the end of its Steam Early Access period, and an Early Access launch for a groovy, 1970s-set resource strategy game, Honey, I Joined A Cult.
Watch the smorgasbord of announcements:
Hell Let Loose
Strategic, World War II, first-person shooter Hell Let Loose will be storming out of Steam Early Access on 27th July, and will be launching later this year on PlayStation®5 & Xbox Series X|S. The Steam launch will coincide with the introduction of Russian forces to the game and two new maps – Kursk and Stalingrad – taking players to the Eastern Front for the first time in the game’s history.
Honey, I Joined a Cult
Funky, 1970s-based cult management sim Honey, I Joined a Cult will be recruiting players when it launches into Steam Early Access in September 2021. Everything from new recruitment to the location of the lavatories will be undertaken by the player as they step into the role of cult architect and help the egotistical leader built and maintain their very own, slightly bonkers, cult.
Overcooked! All You Can Eat
Players are invited to have their cake and serve it as the Overcooked! franchise celebrates its fifth anniversary. The chaotic co-op cooking game is launching free downloadable content that will be coming to Overcooked! All You Can Eat on PC and consoles on 9th August.
Greak: Memories of Azur
Enchanting hand-drawn next gen adventure, Greak: Memories of Azur is launching on PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch™, and Steam on 17th August. Following the story of Greak, Adara, and Raydel, players will simultaneously control each of the three siblings, and the unique abilities they wield, in an attempt to flee their home of Azur after a deadly invasion.
Post-apocalyptic resource management sim Sheltered 2 will be launching on Steam Summer 2021. With new challenges, deeper strategic gameplay, and the perennial threat of extinction, the sequel to Sheltered is a dark and punishing addition to the series.
Magnetic puzzle-platformer Super Magbot is launching its way onto PC and Nintendo Switch™ on 22nd June, with a demo now available for players to put themselves to the test, with the game asking the question ‘Are you Magbot enough?’
Cosy community sim Hokko Life is available now in Steam Early Access for players wanting to create their perfect virtual life, with a Farming update being added later this year in July. Boasting an intricate design tool, affable villagers to befriend, and various critters to catch and catalogue, everyone is welcome in the laid-back town of Hokko.
King of Seas
Taking to the open seas, pirate-focused RPG King of Seas is out now on Nintendo Switch™, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. Set in a dangerous, procedurally generated world, King of Seas’ intricate naval combat, and compelling narrative will see players anchor themselves in a story of betrayal and revenge, fighting to reclaim their birthright and clear their name.
About Black Matter
Black Matter is an independent studio founded in 2015 to support the development of the debut title Hell Let Loose. Made up of an international team of selected artists and programmers, Black Matter is focused on creating beautiful worlds ruled by emergent, player-driven game design.
About Astral Pixel
Astral Pixel is a Catalan independent video game development studio formed by two brothers, Eloi Guzmán and Daniel Guzmán. They have a devotion to old-school gameplay and nostalgic 16-bit vibes. Following this passion they have developed their debut title, Super Magbot.
About Wonderscope Games
Wonderscope Games is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and headed by British-Swedish developer, Robert Tatnell. The studio’s debut title, the community life simulator Hokko Life, is currently in development for PC. Visit www.wonderscope.games for more information.
About Sole Survivor Games
Sole Survivor Games is a UK based studio currently working on its debut title, Honey, I Joined a Cult. Visit www.solesurvivorgames.com for more info.
3DClouds is a graphic studio creating multimedia productions in Computer Graphics and MultiService 3D. For some years 3DClouds has specialized in creating video games thanks to a team of veterans of the sector, with experience in Microsoft, Milestone and Ubisoft, and a team of young and enthusiastic talents. 3DClouds debut videogame All-Star Fruit Racing released in 2018 was a kart racer available on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Switch. The following year 2019 turned out to be a very big year for 3DClouds with three separate titles released. Xenon Racer our second game was released in the spring showcasing another example of design innovation within the racing video games genre. In November “Race With Ryan” a second kart racing game was released which we developed for the most famous youtuber channel in the world, Ryan’s Toy Reviews. Closing out on a busy 2019 we also released CARRUMBLE, a completely new take on the brawler genre.
About Navegante Entertainment
Navegante Entertainment is an independent video game studio based in Mexico with collaborators in other countries from Latin America. With a focus on creating fun, unique, and artistic experiences for the players, their debut title Greak: Memories of Azur is focused on providing a high-quality experience using traditional hand-drawn animation. For more information on the studio and game visit http://playgreak.com/ or www.navegante-entertainment.com.
Founded in 2014 Unicube is an independent developer based in Shrewsbury, UK. Visit http://www.unicube.net for more info.
About Team17 Group plc
Founded in 1990, Team17 Group plc is a leading developer, video games label, and creative partner for developers around the world. Floated on AIM in 2018, Team17, with its extensive portfolio of over 100 titles, embodies the spirit of independent games. In addition to the award-winning Overcooked!, Yoku’s Island Express, and the iconic Worms, which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2020, Team17 has helped bring critically acclaimed titles including Hell Let Loose, Moving Out, Golf With Your Friends, Yooka-Laylee, and the Impossible Lair, Blasphemous, and The Escapists to gamers everywhere. Visit www.team17.com for more info.
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