We’ve seen some tremendous fascinating video games come out of the Whitethorn Video games steady; video games like Wytchwood, Lake and APICO. Subsequent up is a brand new psychological thriller – The Forest Cathedral.
Attributable to arrive on Xbox Sequence X|S and PC later in 2022 (you’re a Fall launch), The Forest Cathedral will see you attempting to outlive in a world full of artificial environmental horrors. As a premise, it’s one thing that’s fairly scorching proper now, with the likes of LumbearJack offering a very totally different tackle the environmental world.
The Forest Cathedral is a psychological thriller, one which has been developed by Brian Wilson, picked up by Whitethorn Video games as they appear to push it to PC and Xbox platforms. It’s a sport that can allow you to expertise the life story of a scientist – Rachel Carson – as she goes about discovering the consequences of DDT, a dangerous pesticide. It’ll all play out by way of a moderately distinctive mix of 3D and 2D puzzle fixing and exploration. The very best factor about it although? The Forest Cathedral is a dramatic reimagining of the occasions main as much as the true story of the 1962 environmental science e-book, Silent Spring.
The Forest Cathedral will look to ship a singular interpretation of the occasions surrounding real-life scientist Rachel Carson’s investigation of the dangerous pesticide referred to as DDT. Being set in an expansive and vibrantly rendered forest on a distant island, in The Forest Cathedral you’ll tackle the function of Rachel as she assumes the function of a area analysis biologist. Whereas finishing her weekly duties she shortly realizes issues aren’t as they appear.
Gamers will slowly uncover the horrific results of the pesticide utilizing superior environmental expertise to finish puzzles that weave collectively 3D exploration and 2D platforming. What secrets and techniques will Rachel uncover on this island? Many will attempt to silence her, however someway, the reality should come out.
“Video games like The Forest Cathedral don’t come round too typically,” stated Dr. Matthew White, CEO of Whitethorn Video games. “Its mix of 2D and 3D gameplay and the truth that it’s primarily based on a real story makes it really distinctive. We’re thrilled to be part of it, and to have our personal Brian Wilson creating the sport makes it all of the extra thrilling!”
“The story of Silent Spring is traditionally and scientifically vital,” stated Brian Wilson, developer of The Forest Cathedral. “My hope is that sharing my interpretation of the occasions previous it can deliver extra consideration to the necessary work Rachel Carson did, whereas additionally providing a singular expertise that can stick in folks’s reminiscences.”
The Forest Catherdral key options that you need to focus your thoughts on embody…
- Hey, Little Man: Swap management between Rachel Carson within the 3D world and the Little Man contained in the 2D world of her superior environmental scanning instruments in an effort to clear up puzzles and platforming challenges
- Nature in Peril: Discover a meticulously crafted forested island, dense with bushes, animals, fish, and bugs, all impacted by the damaging results of DDT
- The Sound of the Silence: The sport encompasses a totally voiced narrative to speculate gamers within the harrowing historical past of the tried silencing of Rachel Carson, backed by a fascinating unique soundtrack
We’ll make sure to preserve you within the loop for every part regarding The Forest Cathedral. Count on it to launch on Xbox Sequence X|S and PC by way of Steam this coming Fall. For now, the teaser trailer ought to preserve the curiosity excessive.