You’re probably not familiar with Bō: Path of the Teal Lotus, an upcoming metroidvania for Switch and other platforms inspired primarily by Ōkami and Hollow Knight (and hey, if you’re gonna be inspired by two games those are two excellent games to pick) from developers Chris Stair and Trevor Youngquist. A 2.5D exploration action game based in a world of Japanese folklore, the game just announced some key staff members joining — specifically, those known for working on well known and regarded Metroid fangame AM2R (Another Metroid 2 Remake).
Milton Guasti (“DoctorM64,” AM2R Director, and level designer for Ori and the Will of the Wisps), Esteban Criado (“DruidVorse,” AM2R Lead Playtester and veteran metroidvania speedrunner), and Robert Maloney (“Sephazon,” AM2R Producer and Pokémon Symphonic Evolutions Associate) are on the Bō team, working as associate designer, QA lead, and publishing lead respectively. Roles well-suited given their previous work: hopefully they sharpen up the game into something even better.
Bō: Path of the Teal Lotus is out sometime next year on Nintendo Switch. Stay tuned for any updates on how this stellar-looking adventure is turning out.
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