Ember Lab introduces a New Game + mode, special challenges and collectibles to increase our…
Kena: Bridge of Spirits will be released on Steam on September 27th. Ember Lab released her beautiful action adventure on September 21, 2021 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and PC exclusively on the Epic Games Store. The arrival on the Valve platform is accompanied by the anniversary update (available for free on all other platforms), which adds cosmetic and gameplay customization options, additional challenges, an improved photo mode, and New Game +. The price it will have on Steam is unknown, but in the Fortnite creators store it costs 39.99.
As for the playable novelties, the New Game + mode allows you to relive Kena’s adventure while keeping the skills, improvements and Rot obtained so far, and added new combats, challenges and unpublished enemies. To this must be added the spirit guide tests: Wave challenges, obstacle courses, and replay boss fights with various rewards. Also, an RPG touch is added with the enchantment stoneswhich offer advantages and disadvantages to customize the style of play.
The players can customize Kena with different outfits gained from Spirit Guidance Trials. the simple photo mode included in the initial version of the game is also improved with this anniversary update that adds “more fun poses, unique lighting adjustments, and even a moving camera feature!”, according to the Kena: Bridge of Spirits Steam page. .
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Ember Lab, a studio until now dedicated to animation, won numerous awards with its debut feature in the world of video games. In The Game Awards 2021 It won the statuettes for best independent game and best debut by an independent studio. It also won the award for best game of the year in the SXSW Gaming Awardsthe main award and the one for best art in the Taipei Game Show 2022 Indie Game Awardsand the best adventure game in the Webby Awards.
Sales figures for the title have not been disclosed, but he managed to place enough units to recover development costs. In addition, it was a critical success, with an 83 out of 100 on Metacritic in its PC version. In this house we rate it with an 8.5, since “a fantastic adventure that makes its precious art direction, its great combination of playable elements and its careful level desEsports Extrasits main strengths”.