a new release date for Beyond a Steel Sky
, revealing they
are delaying the release of their "most ambitious adventure to date" (thanks
They intended to get this out before the end of this year, but now say it will
come "a few months later," saying they will specify a release date early next
year. Word is: "This extra time is being used to ensure that we realise our
vision: Integrating conceptual innovations like Virtual Theatre and system
hacking into adventure gameplay; Innovating with graphics technology in ToonToy;
Working closely with Dave Gibbons to create a beautiful visual style." Here's a
refresher on the project from its
From Charles Cecil, creator of the Broken Sword series, with
art direction by Dave Gibbons, legendary comic book artist behind ‘Watchmen’,
comes ‘Beyond a Steel Sky’, the long awaited sequel to the cult classic ‘Beneath
a Steel Sky’.
You are Robert Foster. A child has been abducted in a brutal attack. You have
vowed to bring him home. But the trail has led you from your community of desert
wasteland dwellers, to Union City, one of the last remaining mega-cities in a
world ravaged by shattering wars, and political meltdown.
Fortified and impenetrable, it is a utopia in which people live happily under
the surveillance and control of a benign AI. But all is far from what it
‘Beyond a Steel Sky’ is a dramatic, humorous, cyberpunk thriller in which
engaging puzzles drive a fast-paced narrative set in a dynamic gameworld that
responds to – and is subverted by – the player’s actions.