Housemarque reveals PS5 science-fiction mind-bender Returnal • Eurogamer.net

Former arcade specialist Housemarque, developer of Resogun (and loads of other bangers), has announced a super-interesting new PlayStation 5 game called Returnal.

It’s a sci-fi game about a lone female space explorer who crashes on a planet and keeps living the same life period of time over and over again, a bit like that Tom Cruise film Edge of Tomorrow, which isn’t that bad actually.

But there’s a weird edge to it. It plays with the ideas of losing one’s sanity, and throws up some grotesque and surreal imagery like the acclaimed game Hellblade.

There’s combat. It looks a bit like Mass Effect but faster and more action-packed, and Housemarque is on solid ground here of course.

To me, the lead actor looked a lot like Gwendoline Christie, the British actress best known for playing Brienne of Tarth in Game of Thrones. But I haven’t seen any confirmation of this yet and the character speaks with an American accent here. I’m probably wrong.

To see this content please enable targeting cookies.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*