Trailer PC

Wired Productions and developer Storm in a Teacup announced the release date of Close to the Sun: May 2 via the Epic Game Store. Reminiscent of BioShock with its stranded-at-sea situation and Art Deco style, the game draws however its inspirations from SOMA, Layers of Fears, Outlast and Firewatch. It's described a story-driven horror adventure set in 1827 during a new age of scientific enlightenment fueled by Tesla. The player controls Rose Archer, a journalist who boards the Helios in order to find her missing sister and discover not all is as it seems.

Screenshots

  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Screenshots
  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Screenshots
  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Screenshots
  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Screenshots
  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Screenshots
  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Screenshots
  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Screenshots
  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Screenshots
  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Screenshots
  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Screenshots
  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Screenshots
  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Screenshots
  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Screenshots
  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Screenshots
  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Screenshots
  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Screenshots
  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Screenshots

Concept Arts

  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Concept Arts
  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Concept Arts
  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Concept Arts
  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Concept Arts
  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Concept Arts

Key Art

  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Key Art
  • Close to the Sun: a Tesla-esque horror adventure - Key Art
About the game
Platform
PC
Published by
Wired Productions
Developed by
Storm in a Teacup
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What's up?
  • nostradamus

    nostradamus massive downgrades coming from the staples achieved w/ the Halo 3 sandbox/physics, with Dice/BField it should never be a trade-off, ony thing they should be trading its engine if it isnt up 3 the job (5 Days ago)

  • nostradamus

    nostradamus Halo keeps being this Sonic title bait & switch "will their next title be able to Look up par with its current gen counterparts"? Never. Even Halo 4 who was pretty good on Campaign suffered from (5 Days ago)

  • nostradamus

    nostradamus tech? I dunno, go get some insight of Activision (the good input, not the misogyny), all they COD devs make evident generation leaps tech-wise. Do they keep being the same core IP? I think so. (5 Days ago)

  • nostradamus

    nostradamus so Halo must be thet bottomb of the barrel FPS to keep its identity. Add some negligible subsurface scattering reflections or some other tech only possible now and call it the day copy/pasting the ol (5 Days ago)

  • b0vril

    b0vril yea but, would it be halo then? (5 Days ago)

  • nostradamus

    nostradamus engines. I mean, If you can have a PS3 Ratchet & Clanck that looks like a vaseline ps3 game, and a PS5 Ratchet&Clack that looks like a goddamn next-gen game, why can't Halo Evolve - Ugly FPS Seal™ (6 Days ago)

  • nostradamus

    nostradamus Halo Infinite sure is one ugly damn game. Pretty obvious nothing is going to massible change if the Ip doesn't die and start from the ground up with another publisher/dev that doesn't retread the ol (6 Days ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood Another (French) livestream today at 2:30 CEST but you're welcome to drop by and speak English. I will gladly answer in English when I get a chance to catch a breath. :) (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood GSY is getting some nice content at 3 pm CEST with our July podcast and some videos of the Deus Ex Mankind Divided preview build. :) (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood For once we'll be live at 4:30 pm CEST. Blim should not even be tired! (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood More Quantum Break coverage coming in a few hours, 9:00 a.m CEST. (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood We'll have a full review up for Firewatch at 7 pm CET. Videos will only be tomorrow though. (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood Tonight's livestream will be at 9:15 GMT+1, not GMT+2 as first stated. (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood New GSY Live dedicated this time to Just Cause 3 on Tuesday 9:30 GMT+2 (> 3 Months ago)

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