Yorbie Episode 1: Payback's a Bolt Announced

By Michelle Balsan, 1 year ago
http://www.trueachievements.com/Yorbie/achievements.htm, a new title by the team at Happy Dance Games, has officially been announced for release on Xbox One. The game is set to be an episodic adventure, with the first episode being titled "Payback's a Bolt".

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Yorbie is a 3D action adventure game in which you take control of the title character as he takes on the evil Dr. Zox, who is causing chaos in Yorbia Prime. Dr. Zox has been at work banishing the Guardians who look over the 18 colonies of the Yorbie Collective and enslaving the remaining inhabitants. Thankfully, Yorbie has a streak for disobeying authority, and that allows him to become the hero of this quest. Thankfully, Yorbie will have a lot of firepower to help him along the way.

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In addition to playing the single player campaign, gamers can also look forward to local multiplayer with up to four players. There is also a survival mode where players can test out their skills.

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The developer also shared several key points about what the upcoming title is expected to include:

•Non-stop action including epic boss battles in a challenging story mode,with an additional insane survivor mode for all-out carnage.
•Scavenge components and bonuses from enemy bots or even steal them from other players
•Weapon customization: add upgrades or remove them to suit your playing style and receive 'stack' bonuses.
•Unlock additional playable characters including the bad guys!
•See who comes out on top with leader boards
•Play single player or up to 4 player local multiplayer
•DLC packs including additional weapons, characters, levels, customizations and much more.
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Yorbie's first episode will be available in early 2015.
Michelle Balsan
Written by Michelle Balsan
Michelle is the Assistant Manager of the Newshounds at TrueAchievements and has been a member of staff since 2010. When not contributing to gaming websites, she makes her living as a mild-mannered librarian. She can be compelled to play just about anything if there's a co-op component, and has been playing games with friends and siblings since the Atari 2600. As it's reportedly healthy to have hobbies outside of gaming, she also roots for some of the most difficult sporting franchises to root for, the New York Mets and New York Jets, but offsets that by rooting for the New Jersey Devils. She's also seen pretty much none of the movies you have, but she's working on that.