The Final Case of Benedict Fox, a spooky side-scroller from Polish studio Plot Twist, acquired a reveal trailer on the Xbox and Bethesda Video games Showcase.
Whereas the sport was introduced earlier this 12 months, this new trailer gave us our first correct take a look at gameplay and we’re getting severe Hole Knight meets Oxenfree vibes.
In line with a press launch, The Final Case of Benedict Fox combines the “basic really feel of Metroidvanias with difficult fight from Souls-likes”. The sport is ready in 1925 Boston and sees self-proclaimed detective Benedict Fox uncovering “the destiny of a household whereas traversing a darkish, eerie world of feelings made manifest whereas battling the demon trapped inside his personal physique”.
Take a look at the trailer under:
“Followers of powerful action-adventure video games in addition to participating, emotional storytelling can be proper at dwelling within the twisted world of Limbo as they uncover the grim destiny of the household that after occupied the home and their lacking little one,” the press launch reads. “Gamers might want to make use of their weapons, traversal skills, and even the atmosphere round them in fight in opposition to demonic forces, and an occult order that preys upon them as they enterprise into Limbo and the depths of the mansion.”
The hand-crafted artwork type reminds us of Oxenfree whereas the Metroidvania gameplay will seemingly please followers of the style, with the sport combining puzzles, platforming and “intense fight”.
The Final Case of Benedict Fox releases for Xbox Sequence X, Xbox Sequence S and PC, as an Xbox console unique, in “Spring 2023” (between March and Could). It’s going to even be out there on Xbox Recreation Move on day one.
Whereas we’re disillusioned to see The Final Case of Benedict Fox will not launch on Xbox One, it isn’t an enormous shock given the sport is ready to run in full 4K at 60fps.
We won’t wait to search out out extra about this hauntingly stunning Metroidvania.