Etched Reminiscences is a great distance from launch, however a demo on Steam allows you to discover its spooky forest as its feline protagonist.
In the event you’ve been itching for a brand new horror mission to observe, but additionally one which has you taking part in as a cat as an alternative of a typical human, then Etched Reminiscences is right here to fill that very particular overlap.
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, in fact) named Biscuit who’s trying to find his misplaced mom. An harmless sufficient premise, however one that appears like it’ll veer into tense conditions from the seems 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 state of affairs. Exploration via 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 gadgets utilizing Biscuit’s furry paws and sharp claws.
The developer notes on Steam that this mission remains to be in early growth, and that most 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 property and animations to enhance over time. Etched Reminiscences additionally does not have a launch date but, so it is a mission you may need to observe for a while.
It is also not the one sport on the horizon staring a fluffy feline. Revealed final yr, Stray is an upcoming puzzle sport developed by BlueTwelve Studio and revealed by Annapurna Interactive, and it is anticipated to launch later this yr.