Hello, we’re Shedworks, a two-man (and one canine) staff working in a shed on the upcoming journey recreation Sable, coming in 2019 to the Xbox One household of units. We’re extraordinarily excited to have the ability to share what we’ve been engaged on, and we hope you’ll be as excited to play it as we’re to be constructing it!
First, a little bit background on us. We’re Gregorios Kythreotis and Daniel Fineberg, primarily based in London. We’ve recognized one another from a younger age and determined after we graduated to attempt making video games collectively. After engaged on a couple of completely different tasks, we got here up with the concept for Sable about two years in the past, but it surely was only a prototype till we began improvement full time in August 2017.
Sable is an exploration journey recreation that takes place on a far-away desert planet. You play as Sable, an inquisitive nomad who leaves her household settlement and units out throughout the desert alone, a ceremony of passage that each one younger individuals expertise after they come of age.
Crossing the desert by hoverbike, she explores historic ruins, monuments, and fallen area ships, assembly numerous characters and studying their tales. What comes of this can be a deeply private journey that may train her many necessary classes of life, household, and one’s place on the earth.
In constructing the sport, we’ve taken a number of inspiration from a wide range of different titles: Shadow of the Colossus, Breath of the Wild, 80 Days, Remaining Fantasy XV, Fez, Journey, and lots of extra. The artwork model is impressed by European comics of the 80’s and the work of Studio Ghibli. Gregorios’ coaching in Structure closely informs the world-building we’re doing, it is very important us to create plausible and compelling areas with a charming sense of scale that rewards gamers who take the time to discover all there may be to see.
Whereas it’s too quickly to share all that individuals will expertise within the recreation, in the long run we hope they’ll have skilled a way of surprise from what they’ve learnt, however with the sensation that there’s nonetheless extra to find.
Thanks a lot for permitting us to share Sable with you, and we very a lot stay up for sharing extra within the coming months!