IncGamers Podcast #688 Feb 2012
Norway's Krillbite may have hit on something quite brilliant for their forthcoming first-person horror title Among the Sleep
. It's true that 'play as a two year old in a spooky house' sounds a bit like one of those ideas pitched by the pretend twitter version
of Peter Molyneux; but it's also a fascinating prospect.
Not only is the regression to childhood a pretty alarming concept for most people, but the change of perspective should work wonders for a horror title. Plus, you know, more things are scary when you're a kid. See for yourself with the gameplay trailer, below
Among the Sleep is coming to the PC. There's no concrete release date on the game's site, but a 'coming soon' banner suggests we'll see it in 2012.
It’s a financial crisis special in the pod this week, as the news quiz looks at three companies who’re laying low from their bank managers. Tim reveals a casual disinterest in Diablo 3 as the team speculates about Activision-Blizzard’s upcoming financial report (spoiler: they’re probably doing ok), and Paul reveals his favourite Horace game on the ZX Speccy.
There’s game-chat aplenty too, with thoughts on Fortune Summoners, King Arthur II and Tera’s wonky MMO servers.
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