Warner Bros announced that their the award-winning Action-RPG, Bastion, will lead Microsoft’s Summer of Arcade on Xbox Live. The game will be released on July 20th, is priced at 1200 Microsoft Points and will be the first title to be released for the Microsoft Summer of Arcade lineup. PC fans will also have the chance to experience this title, later this year.
According to its press release, Bastion received seven award wins and nine nominations coming out of E3, including Best Downloadable Game, Best Original Game, and Game of Show. The game invites players to take control of a character known as the Kid, who is thrust into a world that has crumbled around him.
Players must now create a safe haven in order to build a new world from the remnants of the past. Bastion features lush and imaginative artwork as well as an innovative reactive narration system that responds to players’ actions in real time throughout the adventure. The game offers great gameplay customisation, a wide variety of unique enemies, and a deep story in a world that players can immerse themselves in.