Update (Wed 30th Aug, 2023): We now have a date for this one! It's coming to Xbox on October 17th, 2023. The standard version will retail at $39.99, while the "Colossal Edition" featuring eight exclusive film grains along with a "boss rush mode" and a few other bonus features will retail at $49.99.
You can check out the new trailer with the confirmed release date up above.
Original story (Thu 20th Jul, 2023): After leaking earlier today via a premature Amazon product listing, GameMill Entertainment has officially unveiled Skull Island: Rise of Kong for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.
Set for a Fall 2023 launch, Rise of Kong is "an action-packed quest to avenge the death of Kong’s parents", and is set to be the first King Kong game to hit Xbox since Ubisoft's early Xbox 360 era title.
This new game doesn't look quite as high-budget as 2005's comically long-named Peter Jackson's King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie, so it may be worth tempering your expectations for Skull Island: The Rise of Kong on that front. Here are some screenshots of the game, along with a brief developer description:
"Take on an action-packed quest to avenge the death of Kong’s parents at the hands of the ultimate alpha predator: the saurian terror Gaw. Traverse the mysterious island and uncover its secrets across a variety of treacherous environments, discovering the power coursing through its exotic flora and fauna. Conquer waves of primal beasts, defeat unique bosses, and rise above all who stand in Kong’s way to being King!"
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