The latest recreation from The Chinese language Room has been introduced: Nonetheless Wakes the Deep, a story horror recreation that takes place on an oil rig within the mid-Nineteen Seventies, is releasing throughout a number of platforms subsequent yr.
Introduced as a part of the Xbox Video games Showcase on Sunday tenth June as a part of the E3 2023 festivities, a spooky trailer with a number of quick-cut pictures of scenes from the sport.
The sport’s web site distills the plot down succinctly, so we already know that after catastrophe strikes the Beira D oil rig within the North Sea, off of Scotland’s coast, we’ll must navigate the disintegrating construction to “save your crew from an otherworldly horror on the sting of all logic and actuality.”
As a storm and the ferocious sea batters the oil rig like a toy boat, all of your exits are gone, all strains of comms are down, and the one to flee is to run, swim, climb and scurry all through the crumbling rig within the hope that you would be able to escape the place – in addition to one thing else that is made its approach inside.
Giving us vibes of the latest Amazon Prime collection, The Rig, the sport’s trailer gives a transparent overview of the setting for the aforementioned plot, and you’ll test it out in its entirety beneath.
The Chinese language Room’s earlier video games similar to Pricey Esther and Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture had been identified to efficiently seize the essence of a spot, and imbue it, the narrative, and the sport general with a thick sense of environment, sense of place, and thriller – and Nonetheless Wakes the Deep appears to be like to have extra of precisely that. Nevertheless, it additionally appears to do it at a brisker tempo with a bit extra ‘motion’ than these earlier video games. This already appears to be like way more like Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, and we will not wait to get onboard and discover the rig.
The sport will launch in 2024, and might be on Xbox Collection X|S, Xbox One, PC, PS5 – and possibly PS4 (the PS Retailer itemizing does not make clear this.) And it could possibly be one to launch an assault on the web’s greatest horror video games lists subsequent yr.