Legal disputes have been the death of more than a few video games, but not Transcripted
. Thanks to a disagreement between developer Alkemi and their publisher, the 2012 PC game was pulled from marketplaces for three years, and things were looking grim. Once the lawsuits had quelled, it was returned to Steam in 2016. Now free to do whatever they like with the game, Alkemi is bringing Transcripted
to consoles with the help of Seaven Studio.
Described by the developer as "the illegitimate son of Zuma
and Geometry Wars
is a "twin-stick shooter meets match-three puzzle with a RPG-like skill tree and a techno thriller voiced story on top." If that's a lot to take in, it's probably best to watch the video:
launches for Xbox One on September 13th. Its store page is already up, where it retails for US$7.99