This RPG imagines the manga Berserk with a Studio Ghibli style

Adobe ended assistance for its Flash software application in 2020, however its tradition survives on in the hearts of video game designers all over. This consists of Shotdogs, a video game which challenges you to fire a hotdog as far as possible utilizing whimsical power-ups like a pelican.

There are hotdogs and more in Cool WIP, Polygon’s weekly roundup of captivating clips and screenshots of operate in development. Weekly, the Polygon personnel searches the web for the most fascinating video games still under building, to offer you a sampler of the coolest up-and-coming jobs.

We have actually a video game motivated by the manga Berserk, perfectly developed legendary animals, a strong anime lady, and the very best fast-travel animation you’ve ever seen.

Catapult hotdogs over the wide-open ocean

Shotdogs is an homage to the catapult video games from the Flash period. In catapult video games, you’re simply attempting to fling a things as far as possible. Although Shotdogs was motivated by those video games, it’s a lot cuter (and better suited) than state, Kitty Cannon, which had you introducing felines to their deaths. A clip programs a hotdog launch, and you can see the sausage fly through the air and into a pelican’s mouth, which then permits you to slide along, a la Flappy Bird. According to the designer, Alex Johansson, the video game is close to end up however isn’t all set for release simply rather yet. Those interested can reach out and test the game.

A designer takes a stab at Berserk

Dennis Opel posted a scene of a new video game concept: a Studio Ghibli film meets the manga Berserk. It looks like a much brighter and cheerier re-imagination of the gritty adventure series from Kentaro Miura. A clip shows a red-cloaked figure walking through a breezy plain. The game looks pretty early in development; so far, the developer has just posted scenes teasing the character and world, however you can keep up with Opel’s work on their Twitter account.

Get chucked across the continent

The Sea of Stars team showed off a fun way to fast travel. In a clip, you see the characters being scooped and chucked across the continent by a giant stone creature. Sea of Stars is a turn-based RPG from the Quebec-based Sabotage Studio, creators of The Messenger. There’s no release date yet however the game is slated to be released on Windows PC via Steam and Nintendo Switch.

An RPG with a stunning art-style

This clip is from another turn-based RPG. It’s called Ways of Errantry and features a magical art style fit for its mythical characters. This clip shows a team of characters facing down a giant horned creature that resembles a minotaur. The character signs look slick, but the environment looks incredible, since the line work and color shading gives the effect of being in a dark, twisted forest. There’s no release date but you can follow the developers’ work on the Errant Works Twitter account.

I want to face down the world as this blue haired-gunner

The moment I saw this character design from Forlorn Memories I stopped scrolling. Her entire design simply absolutely whips. Her name is Xela and she has blue hair, a cool outfit, and an even cooler gun. A clip programs off a codex that reveals her chibi form as well. Forlorn Memories is being made by a designer called Alex and you can have a look at all the other characters on their Twitter account.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.