If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Learn more.

Mirror's Edge Catalyst's Story Puts Me On Edge

Beta signups now open

"I once knew a young woman who would defy anyone and anything in order to do what she felt was right. But you're clearly not her. You're broken." So starts the beginning of Mirror's Edge Catalyst's story trailer, in which we learn that Faith might be broken like some sort of mirror and must jump between edges of buildings in order to prove to the yelling men that, like, shut up no she isn't. Come see, and find details of the game's beta in the bargain.

OK, look. My only real problem with the story and the characters here is this: everything else looks incredible. Gleaming skyscraper atriums waiting to be scaled; stark white office interiors highlighted with splashes of brilliant orange and green; an urban colour scheme that seems to be that of the first Mirror's Edge but with a strong added dose of hot pink. I like the music. I even like the look of the combat.

If you feel similarly, you might want to consider signing up for the closed beta. You'll need an EA/Origin account to sign up and there's no announced date yet for when it'll run. It can't be too far away however as the full game will launch on May 24th. I'm looking forward to it.

About the Author

Graham Smith avatar

Graham Smith

Editor-in-chief

Graham is to blame for all this.

Support Rock Paper Shotgun

Sign up today for access to more supporter-only articles, an ad-free reading experience, free gifts, and game discounts. Your support helps us create more great writing about PC games.

See more information

Comments

We love having a friendly, positive and constructive community - you lot are great - and we want to keep it like that. Our main commenting rule is "be excellent to each other". Please see our code of conduct, where you can find out what "be excellent" means. TL;DR? Respect others, think before you post, and be prepared for puns.

More News

Latest Articles

We've been talking, and we think that you should wear clothes

Total coincidence, but we sell some clothes

Rock Paper Shotgun Merch