It’s set in England. That’s all I learn about gloomy sci-fi adventure game Somerville while talking to Dino Patti, producer at Jumpship. For all those hiding under rocks which are secretly giant spiders, Patti is the former co-chief of Playdead, the studio who made Limbo and Inside. The flagship games of the sad-boy-goes-right genre. Somerville is likely to have similarities to those quiet puzzle platformers,…
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Not long after the launch of Inside, Playdead’s Dino Patti left the studio he co-founded in 2006. A year on, he’s returned with a new studio and a new collaborator: Chris Olsen, a feature film animator. They’ve combined forces to start Jumpship. Their first game, Somerville [official site], is a sci-fi adventure that Olsen’s been working on since 2014. Check out the teaser below.