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Introducing Yoku's Island Express! Coming to Switch next Winter.
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February 20, 2017, 15:34
I received a neat e-mail today from the Villa Gorilla team. They just announced Yoku's Island Express, an open-world pinball adventure. I was skeptical by the description but the trailer got me quite excited for something pretty unique.

They are showing the game at GDC in Microsoft's Lobby Bar, Monday-Wednesday of next week if you're going.

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02/20/17, 15:34   Edited:  02/20/17, 15:37
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I have no idea how they will pull this off, but I was psyched to hear what is one of the most creative concept-ideas I've heard in a LONG time. Can't wait to learn more!

Posted by 
 on: 02/20/17, 15:54
Looks pretty awesome.

I had the idea for a pinball platformer awhile back though, BOO-URNS. Ah well, I have too many ideas anyway, can throw that one out now.

Posted by 
 on: 02/20/17, 20:42
Isn't that sort of like Sonic Spinball?

Posted by 
 on: 02/20/17, 20:50
Pretty inspired!

Posted by 
 on: 02/20/17, 21:47
Seems less like "pinball" and more like a 2D version of Billy Hatcher and the Giant Egg. Or some new take on NightSky.

Posted by 
 on: 02/21/17, 00:02   Edited:  02/21/17, 00:03
Wow. Looks amazing.

I hated NightSky by the way. This looks like if Toki Tori and Nightsky and Sonic Spinball had a baby.

Posted by 
 on: 02/21/17, 00:47
Came in to the thread skeptical, but the concept is definitely intriguing. Let's hope it's more Metroid Prime Pinball and less Flingsmash!

Which reminds me, I still have to try Mario Pinball Land...

Haha, has anyone done a Roguelike (or at least procedurally generated) pinball game?

Posted by 
 on: 02/22/17, 16:14   Edited:  02/22/17, 16:15
Looks really good! Like the trailer music too!

Posted by 
 on: 02/23/17, 02:55   Edited:  02/23/17, 02:56
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