Final Could, developer Ion Lands bought followers of its attractive Blade-Runner-esque supply thriller Cloudpunk just a little bit giddy with the announcement of recent life-sim spin-off Nivalis, and now, just a little over a 12 months 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 rather a lot after it obtained various much-needed post-launch nips and tucks, revelling within the likelihood 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 moderately lifeless at floor degree, which is the place Cloudpunk’s spin-off is available in, trying to show town from a fairly backdrop right into a wealthy, significant world of its personal as you try and construct a enterprise up from scratch.
“Select spend your time every day and uncover the wonders and risks of this cyberpunk voxel metropolis,” explains Ion Lands, “practical climate simulation and night-day cycles included. Develop what you are promoting, furnish your residence, handle eating places and nightclubs, learn to make the right dish or cocktail. Want a break? Why not go fishing, or possibly discover town – on foot or in a HOVA. Meet strangers, associates, 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.