GSY Preview PC PS4 Xbox One Switch

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!

Commented on 2018-09-04 10:12:10
Wow. This looks great :)
In reply to
Commented on 2018-09-04 11:40:27
Woah! Very nice :D
In reply to
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
In reply to
Commented on 2018-09-07 20:10:17
Wow, great graphics and art
In reply to
About the game
Published by
Developed by
Planet Alpha ApS

$171 of $400 per month

What's up?
  • nostradamus

    nostradamus flawless victory. (1 Week ago)

  • MrWhite

    MrWhite @Melmoth: Especially when he Sub Zero called him Shite in the Bucket [url] (1 Week ago)

  • Melmoth

    Melmoth @jmd749: the middle part in the cave dragged on for too long. The parts involving Skorpion and Sub-Zero was the best. (1 Week ago)

  • jmd749

    jmd749 Mortal Komat was an absolutely shit movie. Disappointed!!! (1 Week ago)

  • gigantor21

    gigantor21 We getting that new Ratchet and Clank trailer, or are they pulling the Youtube only BS? (1 Week ago)

  • martan

    martan Any AoE IV videos on the way? (3 Weeks ago)

  • Loakum

    Loakum @nostradamus: They literally had to jump start back up Kong’s heart! 🤣 (4 Weeks 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. :) (1 Week 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)

Also on Gamersyde

Resident Evil Village PS5 videos

  • Saturday, May 8, 2021
  • Driftwood

Our videos of Metro Exodus Enhanced on PC

  • Thursday, May 6, 2021
  • davton