I've think I've seen everything now. A Jane Austen themed WoW style MOMPG.
Actually, I got one of Shantee games on the Steam sale. And some arty one called 'Fract OSC'.
But back to the game. I'm also reminded of Bastion and Fumito Ueda games. Dead.dying worlds seem to bring out the best in designers these days. See also 'Journey'.
I've always been surprised that no-one has ever gotten round to doing this. System Shock has not just one of the best game villains ever, but one of the best games premises ever. The definitive space 'man trapped in haunted house'. I'm just hoping that the developers do the game justice. I.e...
That is the glorious thing about 'word of mouth' successes. They feel like they have been earned. Plus, now that the developer has gained itself a reputation (or sorts) there are going to be plenty of people out there eager to buy whatever else that they have in store. Like with Bastion/Transistor.
No film defined the mid 90's like Independence Day. This was the moment when American stood on top of the world and without a challenger in sight. The Soviet Union had imploded, China was still in development (as was India and Brazil), and Jihadism was something that only affected 'other' parts...
This is as good as a portrayal of period of the French Revolution known as 'The Terror'. It is an episode in human history that has repeated itself over and over again. Fear of very real threats descending into paranoia combined with seeing that the...