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Promesa is a perfect tonic for these trying times

More dreams than Dreams

Long gone are the days of coming home after a long day at work and bursting a vein in CS:GO or something. Instead, I’ve taken to cupping hot drinks and winding down with games that’ll give me a sense of progression, a laugh, but most important of all - a big old relax.

And so, during the Steam Game Festival a little while back I gave the demo for Promesa a shot. It’s a walking simulator where you wander slowly through environments inspired by Argentinian and Italian architecture. These streets, and homes, and otherworldly places you visit are all figments of your character’s imagination as you, the grandchild, attempt to understand your grandfather’s experiences. If you need to escape reality for a bit, this here’s the ticket, folks.

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Ed Thorn: When Ed's not cracking thugs with bicycles in Yakuza, he's likely swinging a badminton racket in real life. Any genre goes, but he's very into shooters and likes a weighty gun, particularly if they have a chainsaw attached to them. Adores orange and mango squash, unsure about olives.
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