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It's September 4th and it's going to be a busy day on Gamersyde. This morning, we'll start with a little treat we've had in store for you for a little while: homemade videos of PLANET ALPHA. Get ready to be visually amazed by this descendant of Another World / Out of this World.
Note: The videos you will find inside were recorded a couple of weeks ago, just before Gamescom. We should have some Xbox One footage to share soon.

What is PLANET ALPHA exactly?

Although the game opens up with neither cutscenes nor information about the story, it is hard not to think of Eric Chahi's Another World (also known as Out of this World) when discovering PLANET ALPHA for the first time. The main character seems to be stranded on an unknown planet, he's wounded but we have no idea what happened to him. After he has recovered from his injuries, he starts exploring his surroundings, introducing us to the gorgeous world that is PLANET ALPHA. Everything seems to be peaceful and quiet, but it is not going to last very long, as some threatening robots will soon land on the planet in an attempt to invade it. The hero will then have to sneak past his enemies to avoid being killed, but his agility and brain will also be vital to his progression, which does not come as a surprise in a side-scrolling platform adventure game. Prepare to die a lot like in Limbo or Inside (or Another World for that matter) and to have your breath taken away by the impressive visuals. Clearly, Unreal Engine 4 has been put to good use to create this exotic and strange world. We have only played the very beginning of the game, but we're already under its spell. We don't know yet if the game will deliver on its promises until the end but while we're trying to find out, enjoy the videos!

kellemann
kellemann
Commented on 2018-09-04 10:12:10
Wow. This looks great :)
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rm_london
rm_london
Commented on 2018-09-04 11:40:27
Woah! Very nice :D
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agni_rzm
agni_rzm
Commented on 2018-09-04 12:44:39
The first thing that came to my mind? Pandora. I hope they make a wild hunt level game based on Pandora someday
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LEBATO - IS WRONG
LEBATO
Commented on 2018-09-07 20:10:17
Wow, great graphics and art
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About the game
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Published by
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  • Seth

    Seth I would have prefer if it was ps5 only game tho. Ah well. (15 Hours ago)

  • Seth

    Seth @KORNdog: hah you mentioned tlou II, i cancelled my pre-order because i'm too hyped for next-gen now, but when the hype kicks in i'll buy it at release most likely. (15 Hours ago)

  • Seth

    Seth PC for me is best available platform, thanks to the huge games library and 60fps for all games.But still getting a new console for first parties... (15 Hours ago)

  • Seth

    Seth sry my mistake, ye i wanted to say that they are huge fans of first parties and ready to move on and wait ages for eventual pc port. (15 Hours ago)

  • KORNdog

    KORNdog there are people out there who are going to wait for PS5 before playing last of us 2. but even that sort of wait sounds far too excruciating to me. (16 Hours ago)

  • KORNdog

    KORNdog @Seth: i mean, it's a viable option, but if you were a big fan of sony exclusives to begin with you'd need to have an insane amount of patience to wait 3 years to play it on PC (16 Hours ago)

  • Seth

    Seth @KORNdog: yeah i don't see this happen anytime soon. it's why i find funny some people suddenly say ''i'm done, after 25 years with ps, moving to pc''. (22 Hours ago)

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