Amanita Design – the developer behind the acclaimed likes of Samorost, Machinarium, Creaks, and final 12 months’s surreal horror Comfortable Video games – has unveiled its newest mission: “hand-crafted” dystopian journey Phonopolis.
Phonopolis, which makes use of precise corrugated cardboard units and a 12fps stop-motion animation fashion impressed by traditional animated movies, casts gamers as Felix, a considerate younger man who should try to cease the titular metropolis’s authoritarian chief from enjoying the Absolute tone – an prevalence that may successfully trigger Felix and his fellow residents to lose their humanity.
What follows is a story-driven puzzle journey encompassing “relatable, real-world themes”, together with manipulation and individualism. That does not imply it’s going to be heavy going, although; Amanita says Phonopolis will discover its subject material in a “playful and light-hearted” method.
Past the very fact it’s going to characteristic a soundtrack by Samorost 3 and Machinarium composer Tomáš Dvořák, there’s sadly not a lot else to report about Phonopolis simply but.
There is not any trace of a launch date, and though it has been confirmed as a “multiplatform” title, solely a Steam launch has been introduced to this point. Hopefully we’ll hear extra quickly!