New Game Plus Expo 2022: Aksys Games Announcement Summary

Aksys Games took part in the New Game Plus Expo 2022 event and saw the North American based publisher, and localisation studio, confirm a wide variety of games; including confirmation for the visual novel experience Jack Jeanne.

A breakdown of the titles announced during the Showcase stream can be found below:

Jack Jeanne (Nintendo Switch / 2023) – Kisa is about to give up her dream of becoming an actor when she is given the opportunity to attend the prestigious All Boys Drama School that she has always admired. She is granted admission with two conditions: be chosen as the lead in the final performance and hide her identity as a girl! Competition at the school is fierce and the rivalry is real! Will Kisa be able to forge powerful bonds with her all-male classmates while competing against them? Will she be cast in the lead role in the final performance at the end of the year all while keeping her secret?

RICO London (XBOX One, XBOX Series X|S, April 28, 2022) – London, 1999. Criminal organizations are taking residence inside of the abandoned structures throughout the city. Team up and storm the skyscraper in this gang-busting, name-taking, explosive shooter. Take down London gangsters, turning the weapons of the fallen into your personal arsenal. Man by man, floor by floor, quell the enemy onslaught. Whatever it takes! The Xbox exclusive version features an entirely new and exclusive Challenge mode which offers a brand-new way of playing RICO London, either solo or in co-op mode, as well as new prototype weapons.

Horgihugh and Friends (Nintendo Switch / June 16, 2022) – At the end of a brutal war, countries dismantled their weapons. When the Gozareans attack, two pilots realize their trusty vintage fighter planes are the only means of combating the alien’s powerful technologies. Hugh & Figaro are the world’s last wings of hope. This horizontal side-scrolling shooter features vibrant retro graphics with artwork by Kou (Mega Man 2X, Shantae) and music by Motoaki Furukawa (Gradius II, Metal Gear, Policenauts).

Undernauts: Labyrinth of Yomi (PlayStation 5/ Summer 2022) – Tokyo. 1979. When a massive, mysterious structure suddenly rises from the ground, the government sends a team to investigate. You have been selected to join an elite group of underground explorers employed by Cassandra Company. Unfortunately, you are not the only one searching these caverns. Terrifying monsters lurk in the shadows. Dangerous criminals hunt for resources. Large numbers of people are missing. The test of your survival skills begins now…

Further details relating to each of these titles will be shared through the relevant channels via Aksys Games.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has produced content for ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.

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