We now have our first take a look at Life is Unusual 2, the following installment in DontNod’s episodic narrative online game collection – and issues bought furry fairly shortly.
The primary Life Is Unusual was a shock hit when it first landedon Steam again in 2015, placing gamers within the sneakers of a troubled teenager with the flexibility to control time.
Marked by its weighty storytelling and good gameplay mechanics, it’s since spawned a three-episode enlargement referred to as Earlier than The Storm, and a free prequel recreation referred to as The Superior Adventures Of Captain Spirit that got here out earlier this 12 months.
The prequel was a playful take a look at how a ten-year-old’s creativeness and actuality can collide, although it seems to be like Life Is Unusual 2 will reintroduce among the extra explicitly paranormal components that outlined the primary recreation’s mechanics.
You may see the primary clues of the sport’s story within the trailer beneath, which sees an Oregon police officer calling for backup after reporting a ‘10-10’ – a struggle breaking out, for you common residents – earlier than the officer and his automotive are each thrown throughout the display by an unseen power.
There’s not a lot else to go on, however our first thought is a few form of telekinesis, vis-à-vis Eleven in Netflix’s Stranger Issues. On condition that the younger Captain Spirit is ready to make a reappearance, might we see the younger superhero fanatic acquire some actual powers of his personal?
We additionally know that participant choices made within the free recreation will carry over and affect the story in Life Is Unusual 2, so the sport is more likely to be related in tone to what we’ve seen to this point.
Whereas the September 27 launch date for the primary episode is already publicly recognized, the trailer factors to August 20 for an official unveiling of the sport and what it is going to contain – coinciding with the beginning of this 12 months’s GamesCom occasion.
Life Is Unusual 2 is ready to return to PC, Ps 4, and Xbox One.