Writer Annapurna Interactive, the online game arm of the artsy film studio that has introduced us video games like What Stays of Edith Finch, Outer Wilds, Donut County, Florence, The Pathless, Wattam, Sayonara Wild Hearts, and plenty of others simply introduced a slew of promising new initiatives on Thursday throughout a digital showcase.
Whereas a few of them are early, 4 untitled recreation initiatives sound promising based mostly on every developer’s earlier work. The newly introduced video games contains initiatives from:
Outerloop Video games, the staff behind Falcon Age
Its new, untitled undertaking (anticipate to listen to that so much) will pair themes of “immigrant tradition, rising up within the U.S., gossiping aunties, overbearing dad and mom, and household stress,” mentioned Chandana Ekanayake, studio head at Outerloop, with skateboarding.
Ivy Street, a brand new studio Davey Wreden and Karla Zimonja
Wreden’s work on The Stanley Parable and The Newbie’s Information, and Zimonja’s work on Gone House and Tacoma just about assure we’re going to get a recreation with some good, good writing. Daniel “C418” Rosenfeld of Minecraft fame is making the music!
Jessica Mak, who beforehand labored on On a regular basis Shooter and Sound Shapes
Mak’s subsequent recreation seems to be equally music game-inspired, and provides off mild Rez vibes in snippets of what gave the impression to be in-development gameplay of the untitled undertaking.
No Code, finest recognized for Remark
Jon McKellan, co-founder and inventive director at No Code, mentioned the staff by no means got down to make horror video games. “We’ve got down to make thrillers or atmospheric sci-fi,” McKellan mentioned, however viewers response is a bit completely different. This time, nonetheless, No Code is getting down to make a horror recreation, its largest undertaking ever.
Right here’s what else Annapurna Interactive introduced throughout Thursday’s showcase:
The Clever Escape
Musical narrative journey The Clever Escape will embrace voice actors Michael Johnston, Caroline Kinley, Lena Headey, Jason Schwartzman, Mark Robust and Carl Weathers, and can launch on Sept. 9 for Xbox and Home windows PC.
Neon White inventive director Ben Esposito (Donut County) exhibits off the “recreation for freaks” coming to Nintendo Swap and Home windows PC.
A Memoir Blue
Developed by Cloisters Interactive, A Memoir Blue is described as “an interactive poem a few famous person athlete and the all-encompassing love between mom and daughter.”
Storyteller is a component puzzle recreation, half style storytelling recreation. It’s coming to Steam (the place a playable demo is out there).
Pores and skin Deep
Oh, and Annapurna additionally showcased the “first and solely” enlargement for Outer Wilds, introduced a launch date for Photo voltaic Ash, and confirmed new gameplay from cyberpunk cat journey Stray.