Final Could, developer Ion Lands received followers of its attractive Blade-Runner-esque supply thriller Cloudpunk somewhat bit giddy with the announcement of recent life-sim spin-off Nivalis, and now, somewhat over a yr on, the developer has given a primary have a look at the sport in motion.
Cloudpunk, which launched again in 2020, was an expertise I loved loads after it acquired various much-needed post-launch nips and tucks, revelling within the probability to play out all my Blade Runner fantasies by careening round its stunningly designed, neon-drenched futuristic metropolis of Nivalis in my trusty flying automobile.
The largest disappointment was that Nivalis proved to be reasonably lifeless at floor degree, which is the place Cloudpunk’s spin-off is available in, making an attempt to show town from a reasonably backdrop right into a wealthy, significant world of its personal as you try to construct a enterprise up from scratch.
“Select learn how to spend your time every day and uncover the wonders and risks of this cyberpunk voxel metropolis,” explains Ion Lands, “reasonable climate simulation and night-day cycles included. Develop your small business, furnish your residence, handle eating places and nightclubs, discover ways to make the proper dish or cocktail. Want a break? Why not go fishing, or possibly discover town – on foot or in a HOVA. Meet strangers, pals, clients and lovers alike. That is Nivalis as you’ve got by no means seen it earlier than.”
There’s nonetheless phrase on a launch date for Nivalis but, however you will get a style of its life-sim motion within the newly launched PC trailer above.