Scalebound looks promising. Last shown in E3 last year, we saw dragons and some cool action combat, a signature of PlatinumGames. We even saw glimpses of online co-op. Last we heard about it was that it has been delayed into 2017.
And suddenly we got news it was cancelled.
Windows Central reported this statement given by Microsoft on this news:
After careful deliberation, Microsoft Studios has come to the decision to end production for “Scalebound.” We’re working hard to deliver an amazing lineup of games to our fans this year, including “Halo Wars 2,” “Crackdown 3,” “State of Decay 2,” “Sea of [...]
PlatinumGames are very busy folks. They just released Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mutants In Manhattan and Star Fox Zero. Their big game still in development is Scalebound, the Xbox One exclusive title headed by Hideki Kamiya.
Last seen in last year’s E3, Scalebound showed some of its Character Action vibes, a Platinum signature, and some RPG elements. This year, Kamiya showed what is “the biggest boss Platinum has made”, a giant crab spider thing. If you think protagonist Drew’s dragon companion is huge, then compare that to the boss.
Interestingly, the battle was done in co-op, most likely online co-op. Multiple Drews and dragons were seen [...]