Dauntless, the free-to-play Monster Hunter-esque co-op action game from developer Phoenix Labs, recently blasted onto consoles and the Epic Games Store to huge success.
With more than six million players playing shortly after launch and a recently announced Nintendo Switch version on the way, we chatted with Dauntless producer Chris Fox and Phoenix Labs public relations manager Andy Burt to learn more about the inspirations behind Dauntless, how a Behemoth is made, what to expect in the future, how cross-play came to be, and more.
The Switch has already hosted an excellent new Legend of Zelda this year, and Nintendo is just piling on the hits with what promises to be one of the biggest Mario adventures of all time. Super Mario Odyssey sees our red and blue hero traveling far beyond the Mushroom Kingdom, touring the world in an effort to prevent Bowser’s impending marriage to Princess Peach.
Nintendo have teamed up with the Dynasty Warriors people once again to let another of their favorite franchises take to the battlefield and mow down hordes of of opposing armies. This time it’s Fire Emblem, bringing together heroes from across the strategy franchise into one massive crossover. Fire Emblem Warriors capitalizes on the unique features of both Nintendo’s strategy RPGs and the Warriors series, offering an experience equal parts new and familiar for fans of both.