Dear Villagers announced that the Phigames-developed 3D action platformer, Recompile, will launch on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and PC-via Steam on August 19, 2021.
Recompile puts players through numerous challenges as they navigate a 3D platforming world and take on powerful enemies while utilizing an environment physics-based hacking mechanic. Throughout the game, players will unlock new abilities that include time dilation and jetpack flight.
The gameplay features Metroidvania-esque progression through the world along with non-linear exploration. There’s a variety of weapons to discover along with additional abilities to help with the colossal enemies that block your path to freedom.
There are multiple endings based on the player’s actions. They’ll be able to repair systems, restore lost data, and hack or destroy enemies. This leads them to learn more about the narrative and the truth about the Hypervisor.
The story is written by narrative designer Faye Simms and explores the theme of sentient machines and the nature of choice.
We’ll be sure to keep you updated on the release of Recompile.
In case you missed it, check out our preview of the game from GDC 2019, man, that feels like a decade ago.
You can watch the newest trailer for Recompile showing gameplay the new release date below:
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