Posts Tagged ‘Mosaic’

The PC games of 2017 mega-preview

As Old Father Time grabs his sickle and prepares to take ailing 2016 around the back of the barn for a big sleep, we’re looking to the future. The mewling pup that goes by the name 2017 will come into the world soon and we must prepare ourselves for its arrival. Here at RPS, our preparations come in the form of this enormous preview feature, which contains details on more than a hundred of the exciting games that are coming our way over the next twelve months. 2016 was a good one – in the world of games at least – but, ever the optimists, we’re hoping next year will be even better.

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Among The Action: Krillbite Tease Mosaic In New Trailer

Whereas Among the Sleep explored the terrors of the world through the lens of a child, it seems Krillbite Studio’s next venture, Mosaic [official site], aims to tackle themes of adulthood desperation and alienation by way of the 9-5 rat race. I say this with a degree of uncertainty as the Norwegian developers have kept pretty schtum with regards to exactly what their next project entails, however they have now revealed a short teaser trailer.

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Among The Sleep Devs Announce Adult Game, Mosaic

Among The Sleep developers, Krillbite Studios, have announced they’re working on Mosaic [official site] – a game which Killscreen describes as being about “the malaise and existential surreality of being an adult”. They also quote the artist Bjørnar Frøyse saying “It’s about being a small piece in this big machinery that you don’t feel anything for.”

So I guess… the absurdity of the mundane while working a white collar job? The point here is that it sounds like they’ve very much switched their focus from the childhood scares of Among The Sleep to adult fears.

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