A brand new horror title from unbiased developer From Scratch Studios remains to be a great distance from launch, however a demo showcasing some of the ideas the studio has for its title is now on Steam. In Etched Reminiscences you play as a cat (a tabby, after all) named Biscuit who’s trying to find his misplaced mom. An harmless sufficient premise, however one that appears like it would veer into tense conditions from the seems to be of the primary trailer.
The sport itself is described as a mixture of first and third-person exploration, with the view shifting relying on the gameplay situation. Exploration by a semi-open world, for instance, is in third-person, which supplies gameplay an fascinating perspective given the dimensions of its protagonist. That switches to first-person when in a home, for instance, the place you possibly can examine objects utilizing Biscuit’s furry paws and sharp claws.
The developer notes on Steam that this venture remains to be in early improvement, and that lots of the concepts within the demo are there for testing functions. The studio is also hiring more character artists and animators currently, so you possibly can count on some belongings and animations to enhance over time. Etched Reminiscences additionally does not have a launch date but, so it is a venture you might need to observe for a while.
It is also not the one recreation on the horizon staring a fluffy feline. Revealed final yr, Stray is an upcoming puzzle recreation developed by BlueTwelve Studio and printed by Annapurna Interactive, and it is anticipated to launch later this yr.