THQ Nordic Showcase featured a reboot of the cult classic Outcast, titled Outcast: A New Beginning. It is being developed by Appeal Studios and will be published by THQ Nordic. The game is set to be released in 2024 for PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X/S.
The game is a first-person action-adventure game that is set on the fictional planet of Adelpha. You play as Cutter Slade, a former special forces soldier who is stranded on Adelpha after his spaceship crashes. You must explore the planet, solve puzzles, and fight enemies in order to find a way to get home.
One of the most notable features of Outcast: A New Beginning is its use of cel-shaded graphics. This gives the game a unique and stylized look that is reminiscent of classic cartoons.
Another notable feature is the game’s open-ended gameplay. You are free to explore the planet at your own pace and tackle the challenges in any order you choose. This gives the game a high level of replayability.
Outcast: A New Beginning is a highly anticipated game for fans of the original Outcast and fans of first-person action-adventure games in general. It looks like it will be a visually stunning and engaging experience that will be sure to please fans of the genre.
In addition to Outcast: A New Beginning, THQ Nordic also announced a new game called Giant Enemy Crab. It is a 2D action-adventure game that is set in a world where giant crabs are the dominant species. You play as a small human who must fight your way through hordes of crabs in order to save the world.
Giant Enemy Crab looks like a fun and challenging game that will appeal to fans of 2D action-adventure games like Metal Slug and Contra. It is scheduled to be released in 2023 for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.