There are few studios on the market on prime of their respective video games like Mimimi are. From Shadow Techniques to Desperadoes 3, they’ve confirmed themselves the grasp of the fashionable stealth techniques recreation, and in 2023 they’re again with an all-new recreation, this time about pirates.
That is Shadow Gambit: The Cursed Crew, which is due out in direction of the top of the 12 months. It gained’t take lengthy within the trailers under to see some acquainted sights: the combination of real-time motion mixed with stealth techniques and particular powers is one Mimimi have been perfecting over the previous decade, and after dabbling with some magic of their final recreation they’re absolutely dedicated to it now.
Right here’s the sport’s reveal trailer:
And, extra helpfully, right here’s the sport’s debut gameplay trailer:
Other than the plain thematic shift, from one vibrant period of historical past to a different, this may all look very acquainted to followers of Shadow Techniques and Desperadoes 3. Which, let’s be clear, is an excellent factor. These two video games have come about as shut as video games can come to perfecting a style, so Shadow Gambit shall be messing with issues across the edges of the Mimimi expertise, not making wholesale modifications.
Shadow Gambit shall be out on the finish of 2023 on PC, Xbox and PlayStation. And if you happen to assume I’ve been extra hyperbolic than typical in speaking about these video games, know that I’ve good motive. Right here’s how I wrapped up my impressions of Desperadoes 3:
I can’t communicate extremely sufficient of Desperados 3. It’s nearly the proper stealth expertise, tense however not terrifying, empowering however not simple (it really will get actually powerful in elements), and if that is the pedigree that Mimimi are constructing for themselves on this area, I can’t wait to see what comes subsequent.