Steven Universe is one of the most popular cartoons on television right now. It’s use of story and character have won the hearts and minds of kids and adults alike. So, not surprisingly, there’s video games dedicated to the series. And the next one, Steven Universe: Save the light is going to be adding some interesting lore to things. Here’s a reveal of a brand new gem: Hessonite.
“A pompous Homeworld commander, Hessonite directs the previously showcased Squaridot and has come to Earth to turn the Prism back into a powerful weapon after taking it from Steven. She is voiced in the game by Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress, Christine Baranski.
Save the Light is a sequel to the hit mobile RPG Attack the Light with an original storyline crafted with Rebecca Sugar and developed by Grumpyface Studios. Discover fresh and familiar characters and enemies while exploring a vast variety of 3D environments from the series – including Beach City, Strawberry Battlefields, the Great North and beyond.
Assemble a party of unique playable heroes – including newcomers Connie, Peridot and Greg Universe – and level them up over time with new abilities and craftable gear. Face off against foes and bosses in thrilling battles mixing real-time and turn-based elements. There’s also an expanded relationship system that lets you encourage party members in and out of combat to unlock powerful team attacks and character-combining fusions like Stevonnie (Steven and Connie), Opal (Amethyst and Pearl), Sardonyx (Garnet and Pearl), Smokey Quartz (Steven and Amethyst) and Sugilite (Garnet and Amethyst).”
The game will launch on Oct. 31 for PS4 and on Nov. 3rd for Xbox One.