“Anamorphine” is a narrative title that revolves around mental illness and thus deals with a serious topic. The story is driven only by movements and looks. A gameplay trailer shows the implementation.
The independent developers of Artifact 5 have taken up a serious topic in “Anamorphine”. The narrative title will build his story about mental illness, the painful memories of the protagonist Tylor are represented by visual language and the style of play.
In keeping with the story, “Anamorphine” is rather calmly told. The developers state that they did not use action buttons, a user interface, voice-over comments, cut-scenes and text. Instead, the player continues the story through glances and movements. They wanted to create a “movie-like emotional effect through the gameplay”. The attached gameplay trailer shows how it works in the implementation.
Anamorphine will be available via Steam on January 16, 2018 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation VR, and other virtual reality platforms. The game will be playable at Sony’s PlayStation Experience, as it has recently become known. It will be held in Anaheim, California from 9 to 11 December.